Curriculum and Instruction: Instructional Technology (MA)
618 Schindler Education Center
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0606
Head: Jill Uhlenberg, Interim Head
Phone: (319) 273-7671
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Leigh Zeitz
Phone: (319) 273-3249
Read the UNI Catalog description:
This major is designed to prepare educators for a variety of professional positions in educational settings, including school building level, school district level, and alternative schools.
Students interested in this program must submit a completed Application for Admission to Graduate Study and should contact the Department of Curriculum and Instruction for other admission requirements. Graduate information and application for graduate admission can be found at www.grad.uni.edu/admission.
The Graduate Record Examination (General Test) is not required for admission to the program.
Only graduate courses (course numbers 5000 or above) will apply to a graduate degree, even if the undergraduate course number (4999 or less) is listed. No exceptions will be made.
This major is available on both the thesis and non-thesis options, and requires a minimum of 35-44 semester hours depending on the option chosen. A minimum of 15 semester hours of 200/6000-level course work is required for the thesis option. A minimum of 12 semester hours of 200/6000-level course work is required for the non-thesis option.
All students completing the thesis option are required to pass an oral comprehensive examination prepared and administered by the thesis committee. This comprehensive examination will normally accompany the thesis defense. A student completing the thesis option must include 6 hours of INSTTECH 6299 (240:299) in the program of study.
All students completing the non-thesis option are required to complete the departmental graduate research requirement and prepare a comprehensive ePortfolio at the end of the student's program of study.
Curriculum and Instruction:
Issues and Trends in Curriculum
Methods and Materials in Literacy Education
Instructional Multimedia Planning and Production
Selection and Integration of Instructional Technology
Coordinating Technology in an Educational Setting
Seminar in Instructional Technology
Measurement and Research:
Thesis Option (6 hours)
Non-thesis Option (2 hours)
Electives: Choose Option 1 or 2 below:
Option 1 (6 hours - thesis) (10 hours - non-thesis)
Option 2 (15 hours)
Total hours Option 1 - thesis or non-thesis option
Total hours Option 2 thesis option
Total hours Option 2 non-thesis option
Foundations of Instructional Psychology
Technology in Education
Data-Driven Decision Making in Education
Digital Instructional Video Production
Emerging Instructional Technologies
Web-based Instructional Development
Instructional Computing Design
Advanced Instructional Technology Projects
Readings in Instructional Technology
Studies in Instructional Technology
Practicum in Instructional Technology
School Library Studies:
Introduction to the School Library Program
Library Resources for Children
Library Resources for Young Adults
Administration of the School Library Program
Reference Services and Information Retrieval
Practicum (3 hrs.)