Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

EDIT - Instructional Technology

EDIT 5202 Technology for Teachers

An introduction to educational applications of instructional technology, including concepts, issues, systems, tools, techniques, and resources. This course is non-repeatable for credit.

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EDIT 6202 Adv Technology for Teachers

Prerequisite: EDIT 5202. This course will concentrate on the various forms of multimedia that can be utilized within the K-12 classroom. From digital video to web design, from blogs to flash animation, there are many different ways that media can supplement traditional instruction in the classroom. This hands-on course will provide students with not only skills, but theories behind the practical application of technology within the classroom. Students will need to have a solid understanding of basic technology skills before taking this course.

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EDIT 6210 Found of Instruct Technology

An introductory survey of the role of instructional technology within schools and other organizations. Emphasis is on concepts, resources, and literature.

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EDIT 6220 Emerging Tech for the Classrm

This course will explore the multitude of websites that can be utilized for instruction, assessment, evaluation, and professional productivity.

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EDIT 6222 Emerg Tech for the Classroom

This course will explore the multitude of websites that can be utilized for instruction, assessment, evaluation, and professional productivity. A large number of websites will be examined throughout the semester, and there will be discussion over how the websites can be used within the classroom. The landscape of Web 2.0 changes constantly, so this course will be dynamic.

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EDIT 6225 Intro to Distance Learning

This course presents an overview of distance learning, primarily in online learning settings, regarding its definition, history, current status, tools, pedagogies, and other critical issues.

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EDIT 6226 Online Learning Environments

Prerequisite: EDIT 6225. This course focuses on two major components: 1) research on e-learning and e-learning technologies and 2)e-learning course design/development. Students will explore a variety of technology and pedagogical approaches in online teaching and learning, conduct research, and engage in authentic design activities.

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EDIT 6230 Evaluation

This course focuses on an overview of evaluation in the field of Educational Technology and on the evaluation of e-learning programs.

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EDIT 6254 Operation of the Lib Med Centr

A study of school library media center objectives, services, standards, and organizations. An overview of acquisition, circulation, and other functions concerned with effective use of print and media services.

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EDIT 6256 Info Srcs and Serv in Med Cent

A survey of the standard print and online reference tools emphasizing the selection, evaluation, and implementation of reference media in school libraries.

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EDIT 6258 Design & Dev of Digital Media

Prerequisite: EDIT 5202. The design and production of instructional media materials employing a combination of demonstrations, exercises, and projects to develop competencies in the production and evaluation of instructional materials.

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EDIT 6262 Young Adult Lit/Media Center

This course provides an opportunity for graduate students to investigate the various genres of young adult literature as it relates to the school library media center as well as personal and curricular learning. Students will examine the trends and issues of young adult literature and the media center as an educational force. This course is repeatable for credit.

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EDIT 6263 Info Tech in the Media Center

Principles, methods, and applications involved in the use of information technologies in the media center, focusing on the use of computers and technology in automating operations such as circulation, maintenance, and collection evaluation.

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EDIT 6264 Children's Lit in Media Center

This course provides an opportunity for graduate students to investigate the various genres of children's literature as it relates to the school library media center as well as personal and curricular learning. Students will examine the trends and issues of children's literature and the media center as an educational force. This course is repeatable for credit.

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EDIT 6266 Diverse Lit for Today's Schls

This course provides an opportunity for graduate students to explore children's and young adult literature as an educational tool to acknowledge, promote, and further the understanding of diversity in the school community and beyond.

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EDIT 6268 Selection of Library Media

An introduction to the strategies and tools used in evaluating and selecting educational resources, covering applicable standards, selection aids, acquisition procedures, and collection evaluation techniques.

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EDIT 6275 Instructional Design

An examination of strategies for the design and development of instruction, following standard instructional design models with emphasis on learner characteristics, teaching-learning strategies, selection of resources, and evaluation techniques.

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EDIT 6598 Special Topics

This course will serve as a placeholder for new and cutting edge courses to be offered by the faculty of the Library Media and Instructional Technology program. Due to the ever-changing world of technology, new developments occur almost daily and it is important to have a flexible course to offer specialized instruction in the areas of technology and library media.

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EDIT 6959 IT Bridge Course

Requires a graduate degree in Instructional Technology or similar areas (e.g., Educational Technologh, Learning Science, Educational Media, Instructional Design, etc.)This bridge course is for students who previously completed IT degrees from any university before and would like to earn a S-5 certification in Instructional Technology from the state of Georgia to work in K-12 schools. This course will ensure that the students meet all state TPACK standards before they become certified by the PSC.

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EDIT 6960 Internship & Capstone

Pre-requisite: Department Approval. Supervised field experiences that provide practice with problems, procedures, and activities encountered when working with instructional technology in typical school settings.

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