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Educational Technology Library Science MS/MEd

HIED 595Research Methodolgies (3 semester hours required)3
or EDAD 595 Using Research for Best Practice
Required courses in the major (30 semester hours) from the following:
LIS 512Info Ref & Mediographic3
LIS 515Cataloging/Classification3
LIS 524Dev General/Spec Collectn3
LIS 527Books Child/Young Adults3
LIS 540Admin School Libraries3
LIS 550Practicum in a School Library3
ETEC 524Intro to Educational Technolog3
ETEC 527Web 2.0 Technologies for Instruction3
ETEC 562Applying Instructional Media & Technology3
ETEC 579Implementation of Educational Technology Programs3
Three semester hours (1 course) from the following courses or an ETEC elective selected in consultation with advisor.
ETEC 561Learning & Technology3
or LIS 557 Technology Integration for School Librarians
Total Hours36

ETEC 518 - Thesis
Hours: 3-6

ETEC 522 - Internship/Practicum
Hours: 3
Internship/Practicum. Three semester hours. Varied on-the-job experiences, on or off campus, applicable to student's professional preparation and goals are provided. Supervision by a member of the Graduate Faculty is required. Prerequisite: Permission from the instructor.

ETEC 524 - Intro to Educational Technolog
Hours: 3
Introduction to Educational Technology. Three semester hours. This course will introduce the student to educational technology and current research on critical issues, trends, diffusion and adoption of technology and history and theoretical foundations of the field. Students will identify, develop and apply a variety of technological skills congruent to their educational technology philosophy. Prerequisite: None

ETEC 525 - Webmaster for Ed & Trng
Hours: 3
Webmastering for Education and Training. Three semester hours. A study of Internet development applications for teaching and training, with an emphasis on on-line production, presentation, and research activities and the development of effective computer-mediated-communication methods to facilitate on-line learning communities. Methods of accessing, obtaining, managing and utilizing information from a variety of sources will be explored, as will the organization, deployment and evaluation of on-line materials. Prerequisite: ETEC 524, or permission from the instructor.

ETEC 526 - Games & Simulations for Learning
Hours: 3
Games and Simulations for Learning - Three semester hours. This course examines games and simulations as learning technologies, including defining qualities and characteristics, as well as theories of learning and play. Emphasis is placed on processes for designing and selecting appropriate games and simulations based on analysis of instructional needs.

ETEC 527 - Web 2.0 Technologies for Instruction
Hours: 3
Three semester hours. This course explores the current and emerging Web 2.0 technologies used in education and other instructional settings. Students will explore, analyze, and design uses of these technologies to enhance instruction. Emphasis will be on the appropriate selection of technologies for various instructional goals and settings.

ETEC 557 - Integr Tech throughout the Cur
Hours: 3
Integrating Technology and Computer Applications into Content Areas. Three semester hours. Includes an in-depth study of methods for integrating the emerging technologies into specific content areas. Research, as well as current and future implementation issues, will be investigated, and a program for action will be developed.

ETEC 561 - Learning & Technology
Hours: 3
Learning & Instructional Design - Three semester hours Description : This course will focus on learning theory, instructional design and development, and various instructional technologies to support the teaching and learning process.

ETEC 562 - Applying Instructional Media & Technology
Hours: 3
Applying Instructional Media and Technology. Three semester hours. Introduces students to the selection and use of computer-based media, multimedia, and conventional media, in the preparation of materials for instructional purposes. Special attention is given to computer hardware and software involved in computer based media production, digital formatting technology, and multimedia processes.

ETEC 578 - Inst Design & Dev
Hours: 3
Instructional Design and Development. Three semester hours. Students will utilize a systems approach to design and develop instruction. The four phases of instructional design, analysis, design, development, and evaluation, are examined. Prerequisite: ETEC 561

ETEC 579 - Implementation of Educational Technology Programs
Hours: 3
Three semester hours. An examination of the theories, practices, and competencies required for effective implementation of educational technology programs. Examines historical trends in technology integration and explores key factors and considerations for the implementation of instructional technology programs. Prerequisites: ETEC 524 or permission of instructor.

ETEC 581 - Digital Video/Audio in Instruc
Hours: 3
Digital Video and Audio Production and Applications for Instructional Settings. Three semester hours. Concerned with digitizing video and audio for use in multimedia and web applications. Emphasis is on knowledge and skills for digital video/audio production, compression, and digitizing from traditional media. Prerequisite: ETEC 562.

ETEC 588 - Issues In Ed Tech & Tech Chg
Hours: 3
Issues in Educational Technology and Technological Change. Three semester hours. This course focuses on the processes by which professional change agents (for example, educational technologists) influence the introduction, adoption, and diffusion of technological change. The interlocking relationships of technology, culture, and society and the role of the change agent in affecting those relationships are covered. Students learn how to predict and minimize the undesirable consequences of change and how to enhance the development of communication skills required when working with people. areas to the addressed, but not limited to include mentoring for and with technology, assistive technology solutions, and applications of emerging technologies.

ETEC 589 - Independent Study
Hours: 1-4
Independent Study. One to four semester hours. Individualized instruction/research at an advanced level in a specialized content area under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated when the topic varies. Prerequisites: Consent of department head.

ETEC 591 - Online, Virtual, and Distributed Learning Systems
Hours: 3
Three semester hours. Examines theories and practice of online, virtual, or distributed learning systems, such as flipped classrooms, hybrid or blended learning environments, and distance education. Emphasis is on the design and implementation of effective instructional strategies for online, virtual, or distributed learning environments. Prerequisites: ETEC 524 or permission of the instructor.

ETEC 593 - Strategic Planning for Technology Integration
Hours: 3
This course examines the process for developing and implementing a strategic plan for technology integration in educational settings. Emphasis is placed on developing a mission, vision, and priority goals for technology integration that align with school/institution strategic plans, as well as state technology and readiness standards.

ETEC 594 - Technology and Inquiry-based Instructional Methods
Hours: 3
Technology and Inquiry-based Instructional Methods - Three semester hours. This course examines the role of technology in the inquiry-based instructional methods vital to fostering critical thinking and complex problem solving skills and abilities. Emphasis is placed on social constructivist learning theories and inquiry-based instructional methods, such as case study approaches and problem- or project- based learning.

ETEC 597 - Special Topics
Hours: 3
Special Topics. One to four semester hours. Organized class. May be repeated when topics vary.

LIS 512 - Info Ref & Mediographic
Hours: 3
Information, Reference, and Mediographic Services. Three semester hours. Includes a detailed study of the basic and most useful reference sources with strong emphasis on new computer technologies applicable to the school library situation.

LIS 515 - Cataloging/Classification
Hours: 3
Cataloging and Classification. Three semester hours. Descriptive cataloging of print and non-print materials for the school library. Emphasizes Anglo-America Cataloging Rules, Dewey Decimal Classification, and Sears Subject Heading.

LIS 524 - Dev General/Spec Collectn
Hours: 3
Developing General and Specialized Collections. Three semester hours. Examines principles and practices in selecting print and non-print media for school library programs. Evaluates media for children and young adults.

LIS 527 - Books Child/Young Adults
Hours: 3
Books and Related Materials for Children and Young Adults. Three semester hours. In-depth study of leading examples of media as they relate to the curriculum and the role of the school librarian.

LIS 540 - Admin School Libraries
Hours: 3
Administration of School Libraries - Three semester hours Administration of a school library is a complex process that affects the entire school. The librarian must manage a many-faceted operation that involves staff, materials, equipment, facility, and furnishings. Application of management principles and state library competencies will be studied as they relate to the school library program. The course will cover the library in relation to curriculum, selection and acquisition of materials and equipment, scheduling, facility design, cooperative planning with staff members, censorship, and professional standards including laws and regulations.

LIS 550 - Practicum in a School Library
Hours: 3
Practicum in a School Library. Three semester hours. Open only to graduate students applying for school librarian cetification, this course is designed to give the student experiences in organization, administration, selection, classification, cataloging, and reference work in a school library under the supervision of a certified librarian. Prerequisite: Completion of all other required certification courses and permission of the instructor.

LIS 557 - Technology Integration for School Librarians
Hours: 3
This courses includes an in-depth study of methods for integrating the emerging technologies into specific content areas, with an emphasis on the role of school librarians. Research, as well as current and future implementation issues, will be investigated, and a program for action will be developed. Prerequisites: ETEC 524 or permission of the instructor.

Hours: 3

LIS 589 - Independent Study
Hours: 1-4

LIS 597 - Special Topics
Hours: 4