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ET - Educational Technology

ET 100 Computer Applications for Composition (1)

Taken concurrently with composition classes. Word processing, graphics and stylistic analysis applications to improve student's writing process. Includes CAI tutorials and tests.

ET 247 Technology in Education for Elementary Teaching (1)

Instruction and practice using a variety of technology tools. Focus on the application of these tools (intellectual freedom, critical viewing skills, technology access and equity) within the elementary classroom.

ET 249 Technology in Education for Secondary Teaching (1)

Instruction and practice using a variety of technology tools. Focus on application of these tools (intellectual freedom, critical viewing skills, technology access and equity) within the secondary classroom.

ET 347 Educational Technology Applications for Elementary Teaching (1)

Prerequisite: ET 247. Provisional or full admittance to PTEP required. Sophomores or above. Integration of various instructional delivery systems within teaching. Content-specific and elementary applications of computing, video, print, hypermedia and multimedia, telecommunications technologies and issues relevant to the elementary education community.

ET 349 Educational Technology Applications for Secondary Teaching (1)

Prerequisite: ET 249. Full admittance to PTEP required. Sophomores or above. Integration of various instructional delivery systems within teaching. Content-specific and secondary applications of computing, video, print, hypermedia and multimedia, telecommunications technologies and issues relevant to secondary education.

ET 422 Directed Study (1-3)

Individualized investigation under the direct supervision of a faculty member. (Minimum of 37.5 clock hours required per credit hour.) Repeatable, maximum concurrent enrollment is two times.

ET 425 Computer Applications (3)

Course content includes spreadsheets, word processing, data base, presentation software, communication software, graphics and content specific software applications. S/U graded.

ET 500 Introduction to Instructional Design and Technology (3)

This is a survey course examining the broad field of educational technology, with an emphasis on both K-12 settings and corporate/business environments.

ET 501 Introduction to Applications of Educational Technology (3)

Instruction and practice with computer systems, video and other technological tools. Applications include word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software. Visual and information literacy skills and copyright trends are addressed.

ET 502 Instructional Design (3)

Covers a systematic process of design for determining instructional content and creating effective, efficient, and appealing self-paced instruction.

ET 503 Computers in Education (3)

Prerequisite: ET 501 or permission of instructor. Instruction for intermediate to advanced applications of current computer-based technologies. Introduction to a variety of other technology related topics with an emphasis on educational applications and integration.

ET 504 Instructional Materials Design (3)

Procedures for designing and developing instructional materials. Includes scripting and production specifications for graphic, audio, slide/tape and/or video formats.

ET 513 Professional Renewal (1-3)

Update skills and knowledge of professionals in the discipline. Goals and objectives will be specifically directed at individual professional enhancement rather than the acquisition of general discipline knowledge or methodologies. S/U or letter graded. Repeatable, under different subtitles.

ET 524 Design of Computer Assisted Instruction (3)

Prerequisite: ET 503. A study of the design and development of computer assisted instruction, introducing both authoring system and general purpose programming language paradigms.

ET 533 Information Literacy & Reference (3)

Study research-based instructional strategies and process models to teach information literacy and information skills in elementary and secondary school libraries.

ET 535 School Library Administration and Leadership (3)

Learn the essentials of organizing and administrating school libraries in elementary and secondary schools.

ET 536 Media Selection, Utilization and Evaluation (3)

Selection principles, utilization strategies and evaluative criteria for print and non-print media for individuals, groups, different ages and cultural groups. Includes CAI/CMI evaluation.

ET 538 Selection, Evaluation, & Utilization of Library Materials and Cataloging(3)

Designed to provide an overview of the processes and procedures required to successfully develop, maintain, and evaluate a collection program of print and non-print materials in a school library.

ET 601 Managing People, Projects, and Technology Systems (3)

Prerequisites: ET 502, ET 503. For teachers of technology skills in diverse environments (public schools to corporations). Topics include instructional design, theories, strategies, ethics and interpersonal skills for effective and appealing learning environments.

ET 602 Performance Technology for Instructional Environments (3)

Prerequisite: ET 502. Application of contemporary methods of assessment, design, development, implementation and evaluation of instructional courses, programs and systems.

ET 604 Computer Graphics and Visual Literacy (3)

In this course you will apply principles of human learning, perception, and motivation to the design and production of visual materials to support learning and performance.

ET 613 Design of Distributed Learning Environments (3)

Provides students with knowledge and experiences in designing, developing and delivering e-learning courses. Using instructional design principles as a foundation, the course covers the fundamental elements that make web based instruction effective.

ET 615 Distance Education: Theories and Practice (3)

Includes an overview of distance education foundations (design and assessment), application and implementation (interactivity and hypermedia design), and management issues (copyright, course management systems, and policy).

ET 617 Development of Online Applications (3)

Prerequisites: ET 502, ET 503 and ET 524; ET 613 or ET 615 strongly recommended. Focus on the design, development and implementation of interactive online network applications. Emphasis on instructional environments, application development necessary simulations, database development, evaluation. Secondary emphasis creating an ADA compliant online application.

ET 622 Directed Study (1-3)

Individualized investigation under the direct supervision of a faculty member. (Minimum of 37.5 clock hours required per credit hour.) Repeatable, maximum concurrent enrollment is two times.

ET 627 Design of Games and Simulations (3)

Prerequisites: ET 503, ET 524 Design and development of computer-based games and simulations for education. In addition to exploring various tools, this course also will examine research and implementation issues related to various educational settings.

ET 628 Design of Multimedia Learning Environments (3)

Prerequisites: ET 503, ET 524. Investigation of the theory, implementation, practice, and research on interactive, computer based instructional systems including videodisk, videotape, digital video, CD-ROM, and image capture technologies.

ET 650 Case Studies in Performance and Instructional Technology (3)

Consent of Instructor required. Course uses a case study approach to the analysis, design, and evaluation of performance and educational environments.

ET 692 Internship (3)

Advisor's recommendation and permission of program director. Individual field experience in educational technology. Field experience and summative report format must be approved by advisor. S/U graded. Repeatable, no limitations.

ET 693 Practicum (1-3)

Supervised professional activity requiring a minimum of 10 hours per week. Develop project, product or technological device unique to the field. An approved end of semester project report is required. S/U graded. Repeatable, no limitations.

ET 694 Elementary School Library Internship (1)

Advisor's recommendation and permission of program director. Individual field experience in secondary school libraries. Field experience and summative report format must be approved by advisor. S/U graded. Repeatable, no limitations.

ET 695 Special Topics in Educational Technology (1-3)

Consent of instructor. Scheduled on irregular basis. Explore special topics in Educational Technology. An appropriate subtitle will explain each course. Repeatable.

ET 696 Secondary School Library Internship (1)

Advisor's recommendation and permission of program director. Individual field experience in secondary school libraries. Field experience and summative report format must be approved by advisor. S/U graded. Repeatable, no limitations.

ET 702 Instructional Design Theory and Research (3)

Prerequisite: ET 602. Includes examinations of theories underlying instructional design methods. Review and critique of basic and applied research bases is featured.

ET 782 Doctoral Seminar in Educational Technology I (3)

Prerequisite: ET 500. Investigation of the development, theory, and research bases of the field of Educational Technology.

ET 784 Doctoral Seminar in Educational Technology II (3)

Prerequisite: ET 782 Investigation of the development, theory, and research bases of the field of Educational Technology.

ET 797 Doctoral Proposal Seminar (1-4)

Design research proposals and conduct pilot studies to examine feasibility of proposed hypothesis. Summarize existing research, identify problems, develop hypotheses and justify selection of design components. S/U graded. Repeatable, maximum of four credits.

ET 799 Doctoral Dissertation (1-12)

Required of all doctoral candidates. Student must earn 12 hours of credit for the dissertation as partial fulfillment of requirements for all doctoral degrees. Repeatable, no limitations.

ET 999 Graduate School Continuous Registration (1)

To permit a graduate student to continue making progress in a degree program. S/U graded. Repeatable, no limitations.


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