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INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY (ETEC)

Upper Division

500. Foundations in Instructional Technology
Introduction to instructional technology and its foundations. Includes electronic media, operating systems, networks and multimedia in educational and corporate environments. This is a prerequisite for all other ETEC courses; an IT orientation with program faculty/advisors will be part of the first week of the course. (4 units)
501. Foundations of e-Learning
Introduction to theoretical and practical foundations of e-Learning. Explorations of history, trends, current issues, and practices of e-Learning. (4 units)
537. Computer Based Technology in Education I
Operations, terminology and components of computing systems. Emphasis on the appropriate use of computer-based technology for information collection, analysis and management in the instructional setting. No programming or previous computer experience required. With program approval, students may take CSE 140 or 141 in lieu of ETEC 537. One hour lecture and two hours laboratory. Meets Level I competencies for the preliminary credential. (4 units)
541. E-Learning Design and Development
Examination and application of e-Learning design and development principles and practices. (4 units)
542. Seminar in Instructional Technology
Intensive study of topics and problems in education. May be repeated for credit as subject matter changes and with consent of instructor. Graded credit/no credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. (1-4 units)
543. Technology and Learning I
Explores connections between technology and the teaching and learning process through current research in instructional technology and learning theories. Prerequisite: ETEC 500. (4 units)
544. Design and Development of Instructional Materials I
Examination of various models of instructional design and procedures used in the production of instructional materials. Prerequisite: ETEC 500. (4 units)
546. Computer Based Technology in Education II
Application of computer-based technology for information collection, analysis and management to support teaching, learning and learning environments. Meets technology competencies for the professional credential. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (4 units)

Graduate/Postbaccalaureate

May not be taken by undergraduate students.

614. Needs Assessment: Issues and Techniques
Principles and techniques in identifying needs and discrepancies between status quo and ideal status from the perspectives of organizational and instructional development. Formerly ETEC 612. Prerequisites: ETEC 500, 543, and 544 or consent of instructor. (4 units)
617. Instructional Development and Change Process
Theories and methods for evaluating each stage of instructional product development processes and change theory relate to adoption of instructional products. Formerly ETEC 611. Prerequisites: ETEC 500, 544, and 614 or consent of instructor. (4 units)
621. Reading/Language Arts with Technology Integrations
Using technology to enhance teaching of literacy and language. Emphasis is on building curriculum that effectively uses computers and other technology. Staff development and leadership in designing models of integration into language arts will be explored. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory. Prerequisite: ETEC 546 or equivalent. (4 units)
623. Technology for Educational Leaders
Assisting educational leaders in developing the knowledge and skills needed to apply computer technology to educational settings. Prerequisite: ETEC 500 or consent of instructor. (4 units)
624. Website Design and Development
Planning, designing and developing dynamic websites for learning. Formerly a topic under ETEC 676D. Prerequisite: ETEC 500. (4 units)
625. Interactive Animation Design and Development
Planning, designing, and developing vector graphics, animation and interactive multimedia for learning. Formerly a topic under ETEC 676D. Prerequisite: ETEC 500. (4 units)
634. Information Systems in Education
Information systems providing history, current development and future potential of on-line and off-line data bases. Methods of search and retrieval of on-line and off-line information will be explored. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (4 units)
643. Technology and Learning II
Explores connections between technology and the teaching and learning process through a study of research design, data collection and analysis. Emphasis on conducting research in instructional technology and learning theories for M.A. research project. Prerequisites: EDUC 607, ETEC 500 and 543. (4 units)
644. Design and Development of Instructional Materials II
Advanced application of instructional design models and procedures to produce instructional materials for the M.A. project. Prerequisites: ETEC 500 and 544. (4 units)
648. E-Learning Delivery and Evaluation
Examination of various models, strategies, and issues of e-Learning delivery. Exploration of assessment on student learning and e-Learning effectiveness. (4 units)
674. E-Learning Technology and Media
Examination of current technology tools and instructional methods for effective instruction on e-Learning. (4 units)
676. Advanced Topics in Instructional Technology
Intensive study of advanced topics such as multimedia, interactive communication technology, networking and problems in education. May be repeated for credit as subject matter changes and with consent of instructor. Formerly ETEC 675. (2-8 units)
692. Practicum in Educational Technology
Application of educational technology theories in field settings. Directed experiences in educational or corporate settings. Requires a written agreement with a sponsoring agency and departmental approval of that agreement. Graded credit/no credit. Prerequisite: ETEC 500 or consent of instructor. (4 units)
699. Master's Degree Project
Assisting Instructional Technology Master's students in completing their M.A. project. (4 units)
999. Comprehensive Examination
An assessment of the student's ability to integrate the knowledge of the area, show critical and independent thinking and demonstrate mastery of the subject matter. Prerequisites: advancement to candidacy, approval of department, completion of course work in the master's program, and in good academic standing. (0 units)

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