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Courses - ETEC Graduate Level

510. Foundations of Educational Technology and Media (3)

Prerequisite: Either ETEC 411, ETEC 444, equivalent experience satisfying the California Level I computer technology standard, or consent of instructor.
Introduction to technology and media use in education and training. Overview of theoretical approaches, research trends, major developments, and prominent issues in the field. Incorporation of social, historical, psychological, and philosophical perspectives in the study of technology and media.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Seminar 3 hours)

523. Information and Digital Literacies (3)

Prerequisites: ETEC 444 or equivalent experience satisfying California Level I computer technology standard.
Information and digital literacies; principles and theories for integrating technologies into learning environments to improve planning, designing and implementing learning experiences; issues of technology planning, collaboration, and assessment; and digital citizenship. Course meets Level II Technology Standards.
Meets California Level II computer technology standard.(Seminar 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

525. Digital Culture and Society (3)

Critical examination of social and cultural implications of information technologies and media. Issues of cultural bias, equity, and questions of who benefits from particular technologies. International applications and implications of information technologies.

530. Leadership in Technology and Media (3)

Prerequisites: ETEC 523 or consent of the instructor.
Examines the role of leadership as it relates to the implementation of educational technologies and media. Theory, knowledge, and skills necessary to use, evaluate, plan, manage, and implement technologies effectively. Administrative issues associated with computers, including security and cyber-ethics.

535./435. Accessible Electronic and Information Technologies (3)

Prerequisite: Either ETEC 110, ETEC 411, ETEC 444 or consent of instructor.
Critical use, analysis and evaluation of computer applications of computer technologies for accessibility and usability for populations with diverse needs. Terminology, design principles, and applications of accessible technologies. Legal and ethical issues in developing or adopting accessible electronic and information technologies.
Letter grade only (A-F).

540. Organization of Resources (3)

Theories of organizing resources; rationale and use of library catalogs; principles and practice in classification and cataloging applied to information organizations; technical processing and organization resources; managing collections and their access.
Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to students with credit in ELIB 540.

545. Reading for Leisure and Learning (3)

Selection and use of a wide variety of literature and informational texts to reinforce literacy instruction; reading promotion for learning, personal growth and enjoyment.
Letter grade only (A-F).

551. Education and the Internet (3)

Prerequisites: Either ETEC 411, ETEC 444, equivalent experience satisfying the California Level I computer technology standard, or consent of instructor.
Survey of educational applications throughout the Internet. Characteristics of teaching and learning mediated through the Internet; analysis and design of Internet-based learning activities; design and development of online courses; implementation, management, and administration of online learning.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Seminar 3 hours)

553. Instructional Design (3)

Prerequisites: ETEC 523 or equivalent experience satisfying the California Level II computer technology standard.
Principles of instructional design emphasis on designing effective teaching strategies with educational technology. Theories and models to plan, create, evaluate and refine learner-centered educational activities.
Letter grade only (A-F).

570. E-Learning Design and Development (3)

Prerequisite: ETEC 523 or consent of instructor.
Introduction to e-learning design and development, including project management, instructional analyses and strategies, software selection, and evaluation. Interactive multimedia development applications, processes, and principles. Design and production of technology-enhanced instruction.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Seminar 3 hours)

580. Field Experience (3)

Prerequisites: ETEC 523 and either ETEC 530, EDP 520 or EDP 595.
Students investigate and experience occupation or environment utilizing a form of educational technology. Under instructor guidance, students perform 90 field experience hours in educational technology environment. Instructor approval required for site selection.
Letter grading only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

623. Developing Technology – Based Learning (3)

Prerequisites: ETEC 523, ETEC 553.
Discussion, demonstration, and hands-on experience toward development of technology-based interactive learning programs. Concepts of technology-based instructional design. Authoring tools for creating simulations, educational games, and interactive assessment tools.
(Seminar 2 hours, laboratory 2 hours)

695. Seminar in Educational Technology (3)

Prerequisites: Successful completion of all required course work for the Master of Arts in Education, Option in Educational Technology.
Studies in educational technology including reviews of literature, critique of educational technology research, and systematic development and evaluation of areas of students' prior work.
For qualified candidates preparing for the comprehensive examination. Application for enrollment must be made by March 1 for summer session or fall semester or by October 1 for spring semester. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to mximum of 6 units.

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