Wayne State University

Learning Technologies

Minimum Number of Hours: 31

This emphasis is designed for those interested in applying principles of Learning Design & Technology in school settings. It is relevant to careers as classroom teachers, media specialists, technology coordinators, school administrators and other specialized school personnel.

Background

  • Undergraduate degree required and teacher certification recommended.

Specializations

  • Students may choose to enhance their competencies and job opportunities by constructing plans of work with an emphasis in learning technologies.

Endorsement

  • Students in this area of emphasis may wish to earn the Technology endorsement in addition to the master's degree.

Distance

  • This emphasis is also available as a totally on-line, distance program.

Plan of Work

A plan of work documents your strategy to complete the degree requirements. It is usually created during LDT 7100 and must be submitted prior to completing 12 credit hours.

Course and schedule information provides details of when the courses below may be offered.

Required LDT Core

  • 13 Hours
    • LDT 7100 - Introductory Graduate Seminar in Learning Design and Technology 3 Cr.
    • LDT 7111 - Design Thinking and Knowledge 4 Cr.
    • LDT 7150 - Evaluation of Learning and Performanc 4 Cr.
    • LDT 7940 - Capstone, Learning Design and Technology 3 Cr.

Required Learning Technologies Integration Core

  • Minimum of 17 Hours
    • LDT 5140 - Producing 4 Cr.
    • LDT 6230* - Internet in the K-12 Classroom 4 Cr.
    • LDT 6140* - Designing Web Applications for the Classroom 3 Cr.
    • LDT 8140* - Seminar in Advanced Technology Integration 3 Cr.

* Required for State of Michigan educational technology endorsement

And choose two of the following courses**

  • LDT 7130 - Facilitation of Learning 3 Cr.
  • LDT 7140 - Web-based Couseware Development 4 Cr.
  • LDT 7180 - Message Design and Display 4 Cr.
  • LDT 7210 - Foundations of Distance Education 4 Cr.
  • LDT 7220 - Multimedia for Instruction 4 Cr.
  • LDT 7230 - Advanced Multimedia for Instruction 4 Cr.
  • LDT 8120 - Internship and Practicum in Instructional Technology 1-9 Cr.

* Required for State of Michigan educational technology endorsement

** One elective required for State of Michigan educational technology endorsement