Bulletin--Educational Technology Discipline

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY


College of Education
(See Instructional Technologies in the Academic Programs section for information on degree)

Undergraduate Courses

425 Television Program Design (3)

For course description, see BECA 425.

426 Educational Broadcasting (3)

For course description, see BECA 426.

487 Children and Television (3)

For course description, see BECA 487.

618 Introduction to Educational Technology (3)

The field and profession of educational technology. The organizations, specializations, employment, and professional literature of the field. Enables students to investigate careers and employment opportunities, identify personal skills and aptitudes, and establish educational and career paths in the educational technology program.

619 Computer Graphics for Instructional Media (3)

Prerequisite: ED T 627 or 631. A hands-on computer course which incorporates a sequenced approach to creating microcomputer graphics for instructional media. Media includes print, on screen, CAI, slides, or video. Color and black and white graphics as well as text for instructional sequences for slide shows or video. Graphics and texts for page layout activities such as transparency masters, fliers, or task cards.

625 Instructional Video Production I (3)

Prerequisite: upper division standing. Video production for instructional purposes including studio and remotes. Students demonstrate minimum competencies in audio, video, lighting, editing, graphics, TV aesthetics, scriptwriting, storyboarding, and evaluating. Communications theory and the role and function of production team members.

626 Contemporary Developments in Educational Technology (1-3)

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Topic to be specified in Class Schedule. Studies and presentations in educational technology for upper division and graduate students. Individual sections treat specific topics of current interest. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

627 Computer Applications in Education (3)

Learn about the variety of instructional uses of computers in instruction: CAI, CMI, word processing, spreadsheet, data base management, graphics, and programming. Emphasis on hands-on experience and practical applications. Classwork, two units; laboratory, one unit.

628 Advanced Applications of Educational Computing (3)

Prerequisite: ED T 627. Participants with previous experience in computers and educational software continue to build their expertise in computer integration in the classroom. A variety of hardware systems and peripherals are utilized. Students review and use software in depth and develop software integration projects for curriculum areas. Also included are educational uses of desktop publishing, desktop video, multimedia, and record keeping.

630 Introduction to Interactive Video (3)

Introduction to computer-controlled vidisc and tape applications in instructional settings. The concepts and principles of interactive video and the use of video in interactive learning. (Also offered as BECA 630.)

631 Technology in Teaching (3)

Prerequisite: upper division standing. Intended for teachers or pre-service teachers who wish to learn how technology can be used in classroom teaching. Students learn the fundamentals of how to use computer, video, and still image development tools. Also covers resources and strategies for using these technologies to meet curriculum objectives.

641 Design of Computer Assisted Instruction I (3)

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Design, production, implementation, and evaluation of computer assisted instruction. Techniques covered include tutorials, drill and practice, testing, and management of student records. Students create and evaluate instructional programs.

642 Instructional Video Production II (3)

Prerequisites: ED T 625 or consent of instructor. Using a systems approach, participants design, produce, and validate an instructional video tape and ancillary materials to client specifications. Emphasis on visualizing and scripting, aesthetics, budget development, project management, client interaction, production validation, and team building. (Also offered as BECA 642.)

649 Multi-Image Design and Production (3)

Introduction to the design and production of multi-projector slide/tape presentations for educational, informational, and creative purposes. Emphasis on conceptual visualization using photographic techniques that enhance the medium. Scripting, storyboarding, sequencing, titling, editing, programming included.

650 Fundamentals of Training Program Design (3)

Systems analysis and systematic instructional program development as they relate to the design and development of training resources. Students develop or revise, field test, and evaluate training materials.

651 Corporate and Institutional Media Production (3)

For course description, see BECA 626.

653 Professional Development in Training (1-3)

Topic to be specified in Class Schedule. Examines new developments in the field and expands one's skills to include new instructional design and trainer competencies. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

654 Instructional Multi-Image Media (3)

Prerequisite: basic 35mm photography skills or consent of instructor. Students plan and produce a series of programs: silent project images, single visual track plus recorded single track sound, dissolving images with mixed sound, and finally multiple images with mixed sound.

656 Scriptwriting for Instructional Media (3)

Prerequisite: upper division standing and consent of instructor. Introduction to the writing of effective multi-image and/or video scripts with an educational, informational, or instructional focus. Emphasis on building sensory (eye/ear) awareness while developing writing skills. Students evaluate productions and analyze script elements that make them effective. (Also offered as BECA 656.)

699 Special Study (1-3)

F,S
An intensive study of a particular problem in education under direction of a member of the department. Enrollment by petition approved by the instructor, adviser, and department chair. Open to regularly enrolled students only.

Graduate Courses

700 Seminar: History and Theory of Instructional Technology (3)

F,S
Historical and theoretical overview of ideas that form the foundation of instructional technology; theoretical approaches to media and communication systems, evolution of instructional technology, and social and cultural implications.

717 Seminar: Design-Based Instructional Technology (3)

F
Systems approach and its various strategies for the creation of learning systems, including learner-controlled, self-paced and individualized instructional systems, multi-media packages, and modular materials.

718 Seminar: Administration-Based Instructional Technology (3)

S
Prerequisite: ED T 717 or consent of instructor. Theory and methods of project administration applied to designing, developing, and implementing instructional materials. Applications to differing educational settings are explored. Topics include scheduling, budgeting, staff, and client relations.

720 Field Work in Educational Technology (2-5)

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Prerequisites: twelve units in Educational Technology including ED T 717 and consent of instructor. Students work in cooperating educational and business settings to select, design, create, and/or evaluate instructional materials and procedures.

722 Computer Authoring Systems in Instructional Design (3)

S
Prerequisites: consent of instructor. Course introduces students to design of instruction with authoring systems, Explores the computer's capabilities for the preparation of instructional materials with: hypertext, animation, video and sound clips. Deals with technical design considerations of authoring on MS/DOS platform with IconAuthor. Must meet instructor's prerequisites for enrollment.

725 Seminar in Television Program Design (3)

For course description, see BECA 725.

726 Seminar in Educational Media (3)

For course description, see BECA 726.

727 Seminar: Print-Based Instructional Methods (3)

Prerequisite: ED T 717 or consent of instructor. Advanced theory and methodologies for designing and developing print-based instructional materials. Students create and evaluate print materials combining text and graphics. Uses of desktop publishing are explored.

728 Seminar: Computer Resource Specialist (3)

Prerequisite: ED T 627 or 631 or 641 or consent of instructor. Advanced software applications for various educational settings. Students develop educational or training materials using commercially available products. Emphasis is on the role of the computer resource specialist.

730 Interactive Video (3)

Prerequisite: BECA/ED T 630 or equivalent, graduate standing in BECA or Instructional Technologies and consent of instructor. Advanced skills in the design, production, and implementation of computer-controlled video. For advanced students who wish to produce or implement interactive videodisc and tape. (Also offered as BECA 730.)

731 Computer-Designed Instructional Materials (3)

Prerequisites: ED T 627/631 or consent of instructor. The design and production of instructional materials on computers. Students gain hands-on experience in Hypertext and document processing programs, scanning programs for digitizing text, photos and art, and paint and draw programs for graphics integration. Stresses project-based approaches in instructional materials design.

737 Seminar in Training Systems Design (3)

Prerequisite: ED T 717 or consent of instructor. Advanced skills in training program development, implementation and evaluation. Work on effective designer-client interactions. Supervised field-based projects for qualified students. Recommended for instructional design and training specialists.

741 Advanced Design and Development of Computer Assisted Instruction (3)

Prerequisite: ED T 641 or consent of instructor. Advanced instructional software design and programming methods. Techniques covered include simulations, games, animation, and artificial intelligence. Students create and evaluate instructional programs.

895 Field Study (3)

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Prerequisites: ED T 717 and ISED 797. Applied culminating study for the Master of Arts in Education with concentration in Educational Technology. Admission subject to approval of study proposal by major adviser, instructor, and Education Graduate Adviser. Graduate Approved Program and Proposal for Culminating Experience Requirement forms must be approved by the Graduate Division before registration. CR/NC grading only.

898 Master's Thesis (3)

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Prerequisites: ED T 717 and ISED 797. Theory-based culminating study for the Master of Arts in Education with a Concentration in Educational Technology. Enrollment by petition approved by the instructor, adviser, and department chair. Graduate Approved Program and Proposal for Culminating Experience Requirement forms must be approved by the Graduate Division before registration. CR/NC grading only.

899 Special Study (1-3)

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An intensive study of a particular problem in education under direction of a member of the department. Enrollment by petition approved by the instructor, adviser, and department chair. Open only to regularly enrolled students.


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