LTLE 385 - Foundations of Instructional Design - The purpose of this course is to apply instructional theory to the creation of instructionally sound education programs and materials through a real-world project working with a client.
LTLE 376 - Instructional Video - Students within this course will develop an intermediate understanding of the principles of instructional video design, production and post-production editing including the use of related hardware and software.
LTLE 570 - Design and Development of Digital Media - The foundational skills course introduces the processes for the design, development, and distribution of digital media elements. Concepts introduced include technical terminology; file management; computer-based learning, distance learning, and blended learning; the use of collaborative tools for learning; and practical applications in K12 and business. This course provides skills for future digital media development.
LTLE 565 - Educational Technology Project Management - This course focuses on how to organize and provide leadership in educational technology programs. It is designed to provide a foundation for understanding educational technology management, including short and long range planning, project and resource management, and evaluation.
LTLE 610 - Principles of Instructional Design - Examines the overarching process of instructional design as it relates to the design, development, and implementation of technology-based instruction. Instructional design models will be compared and contrasted, and students will be challenged to develop their own model that is appropriate for the given workplace. Includes discussions on design methodologies, principles, and instructional strategies.
LTLE 611 - User Experience and User Interaction - This course explores the concepts of mental models and user-centered designs; visual design including but not limited to color, consistency, and iconic representation; layout, navigation and flow; affordances and constraints; principles of user interface design and universal design; cognitive load; and designing for transfer of learning. Students will practice communicating with stakeholders and target users to make iterative design changes and will apply appropriate methods and tools for usability testing, analysis and reporting.
AHRD 695 - Portfolio Development - The portfolio is a non-credit capstone course to demonstrate individual learning processes throughout the AHRD program. Students will construct their portfolios based on their professional and academic goals and experiences, from work completed in graduate courses. The portfolio will assist students, as professionals or advanced students, prove their expertise and academic preparation in the job market or in academia, and contribute to their comprehensive exam experience, allowing for reflection on the program and individual learning.