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Course Listings/Descriptions
Semester offering codes corrected and posted on June 7, 2004.

EME-Education: Technology and Media

EME 2040 Introduction to Educational Technology . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Assists educators in developing skills and competencies which are essential if they are to integrate technology into the delivery of classroom instruction. Students will survey a wide variety of instructional technology materials and systems. They will also learn to use these tools in a classroom environment.

EME 2042 Introduction to Communications and Print Technologies . . . . . 3(F,S)
Communications and information professionals are required to design and develop print and multimedia-based products. Students survey a wide variety of technology programs and systems that are commonly found in the communications and print professional environment as they explore how those products are used in professional environments.

EME 3402 Instructional Technology . . . . . 1-3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: EME 2040 or CGS 2570.
Assists students in developing skills and competencies which are essential for integrating technology into the delivery of classroom instruction. Students will select, produce, and operate instructional technology materials and systems. They will systematically integrate conventional instructional media and computer-based technologies into the instructional process.

EME 3406 Web Environments for Learning and Information . . . . . 4(F)
Prerequisite: EME 3402.
Instructional Technology support personnel assist educators, trainers, and other individuals in creating network-based learning systems that integrate technology into a wide variety of education and training environments. This integration requires students to operate, select, produce, and manage instructional technology materials and systems in a variety of settings. Students will design and develop informational and instructional web sites using both HTML and web editors. These sites can be used for education and training in education, business, or military.

EME 3410 Integrating Technology Across the Curriculum . . . . . 1(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: EME 2040.
Students will learn how to design a technology-rich classroom while contemplating the changing role of the teacher as a mentor/guide and student as a self-directed learner. Students will explore models of technology integration, classroom management and administrative tasks that can be performed more efficiently using technology, and learn strategies to select software and deal with legal and ethical issues when planning for technology integration.

EME 4313 Multimedia Applications for e-Learning . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: EME 3402.
Introduces the learner to a variety of multimedia development tools in order to examine multimedia objects and components as well as define their performance and quality parameters. Examines the development process for a number of multimedia types and evaluate their effect on project development. Illustrates methods to incorporate the performance and quality factors of a multimedia project into the implementation and configuration of a delivery network.

EME 4454 Distance Education Technologies . . . . . 3(S,SS)
Prerequisite: EME 2040 or CGS 2570.
Examines the uses of distance education in education and training environments as distance systems are increasingly used for teaching and learning. Distance education will be investigated as an instructional method in terms of delivery, development, and implementation. Students will design a distance education environment that uses emerging technologies that support distance delivery. Offered concurrently with EME 5457; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

EME 4622 Technology Tools: Site-based Educational Networks . . . . . 4(F,SS)
Prerequisite: EME 3402.
Students learn the basic principles associated with designing and developing site-based networks that support education and training organizations. Major topics to be examined include: terminology, troubleshooting techniques and strategies, the future of educational networks. Offered concurrently with EME 5315; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

EME 4627 Education and Training Technology Support Systems . . . . . 4(F,S)
Prerequisite: EME 3402.
Students learn advanced principles associated with designing and developing multi-site and organizational-based support systems for education and training technologies and organizations that focus on developing effective learning environments and communities. Offered concurrently with EME 5403; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

EME 4944 Internship/Practica in Technology . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Observation and participation in education and training-related settings. Students participate in field based experiences related to their course of study and future goals. Permission is required.

EME 5315 Technology Tools: Site-Based Educational Networks . . . . . 4(F,SS)
Students learn the basic principles associated with designing and developing site-based networks that support education and training organizations. Major topics to be examined include: terminology, troubleshooting techniques and strategies, the future of educational networks. Offered concurrently with EME 4622; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

EME 5355 Instructional Design for HPT . . . . . 1.5(S)
Instructional Systems Design is the basis of creating training interventions. HPT professionals must be able to articulate systematic ways of integrating instructional interventions into the workplace from a pedagogical and practical viewpoint. Emphasized will be theories and models that support the design of instruction. Focus areas will include instructional strategies, and media selection techniques.

EME 5403 Education and Training Technology Support Systems . . . . . 4(F,SS)
Students learn advanced principles associated with designing and developing multi-site and organizational-based support systems for education and training technologies and organizations that focus on developing effective learning environments and communities. Offered concurrently with EME 4627; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

EME 5457 Distance Education Technologies . . . . . 3(S,SS)
Distance education will be investigated as an instructional method in terms of delivery, development, and implementation. Students will design a distance education environment that uses emerging technologies that support distance delivery. Offered concurrently with EME 4454; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

EME 6053 Foundations of Instructional Technology . . . . . 3(F)
Studens investigate historical, sociological, and philosophical perspectives of Instructional Technology in education and training environments. Students develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to integrate instructional technology theories and processes into education and training settings.

EME 6314 Technology for Leaders . . . . . 3(SS)
Provides leaders with the basic terminology, historical perspectives, theoretical basis, research and practical application of instructional technology to empower persons and professionals who work in educational settings. Builds knowledge and skills to assist school and district leaders in using and applying instructional technology planning and management techniques.

EME 6356 Performance Analysis for HPT Environments . . . . . 1.5(F)
Prerequisite: EME 6429.
Application of knowledge, skills, and abilities in performance consulting activities associated with analysis of organizational systems.

EME 6357 Tools for HPT Evaluation . . . . . 1.5(CALL DEPT)
Develop skills in developing and using tools for evaluation, focused on administrative and education and training settings. Students will follow a process and integrate tools for evaluation into this project-based course.

EME 6358 Evaluation for MSA Professionals . . . . . 1.5(S,SS)
Develop skills in selecting appropriate models for conducting an evaluation in an administrative environment. A series of models will be evaluated for applicability and use in administrative environments.

EME 6408 Integrated Technology Learning Environments . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: EDG 6344C.
Students evaluate how technology is impacting education and training from an instructional systems perspective, students will review what educational and training leaders are promoting for the future, what new approaches exist, and how to integrate this into a technology-rich learning environment. All content will be woven around current national and state reform and accountability efforts; standards for instructional technology; and competencies for instructional designers.

EME 6409 Distance Learning Implementation . . . . . 3(F)
Prerequisite: EDG 6344C.
Integrates theories of learning and communication with realities and potential of using telecommunications in education and training environments. Students will focus on telecommunications as a learning environment for world wide communication with others in their area of interest. Emphasizes hands-on use of telecommunications and helps students develop a basic understanding of the wide variety of telecommunication options available.

EME 6414C Web-Based Instructional Tools for Educators . . . . . 3(S,SS)
Pre/Corequisite: EDG 6344C.
Students will develop the skills necessary to design web-based instructional programs. In addition, students will develop the knowledge, skill, and abilities needed to provide leadership in the area of web-based design, development, and delivery of instruction. Students will design and develop effective instruction, as well as identify and select other effective "off the net" instruction.

EME 6415 Designing Instructional Courseware . . . . . 3(S,SS)
Prerequisite: EDG 6344C.
Incorporates concept, theory, and research to the design, and evaluation of computer-assisted instruction (CAI). Includes the production of a CAI rapid prototype based on sound principles of learning theory and instructional design.

EME 6425 Electronic Performance Support System (EPSS) . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
Prerequisite: EDG 5332 and EME 6414C or EME 6415 or EME 7811.
Students will be engaged in active research and rapid prototype design of Electronic Performance Support System (EPSS). Students will explore components of EPSS technology; make comparisons of various examples of EPSS available; and design a rapid prototype of a model EPSS through emerging instructional systems models including prototyping; iterative design; and concurrent evaluation. A "just- in-time" approach to education and training will be examined, compared, and contrasted with more traditional solutions and tools to training. A major focus will be on user interface and building scaffolding into the design of an EPSS.

EME 6426 HPT Interventions . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: EME 6429.
Human Performance Technologists, education and training leaders in organizations, identify gaps between desired and actual employee performance levels. Once the gaps have been identified, the HPT practitioner determines interventions or combinations of interventions that are needed to close those gaps. These interventions consist of instructional and non-instruction solutions that educators and trainers design and develop that, in turn, solve organizational performance problems.

EME 6427 Implementing HPT Interventions . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
Prerequisite: EME 6429; EME 6426.
Once performance gaps have been identified, Human Performance Technologists determine interventions or combinations of interventions that are required to close those performance gaps. The implementation of instructional and non-instructional interventions follows a process model that meets education and training needs of the organization. Guides the student in developing strategies for implementing those interventions.

EME 6428 Evaluating HPT Interventions . . . . . 3(SS)
Prerequisite: EME 6426, EME 6429.
Human Performance Technologists, education and training leaders in organizations, evaluate the success of HPT interventions, both instructional and non-instructional. The impact of these interventions must be quantified and solutions modified as needed based on evaluation data.

EME 6429 Human Performance Improvement . . . . . 3(F)
Models of human performance technology, associated processes, and procedures for completing the tasks ascribed to the various stages within the models/processes are explored.

EME 6458 Distance Learning Policy and Planning . . . . . 3(S,SS)
Prerequisite: EDG 6344C.
Integrates theories of distance education with modern theories of learning and instruction. Distance education will be evaluated as an instructional method in terms of delivery, development, and implementation. Includes development and delivery of a distance education lesson based on relevant theoretical foundations.

EME 6505 Instructional Television . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
Prerequisite: EDG 6344C.
Incorporate concept, theory, and research to the design, development, and evaluation of instructional television learning environments for K-12, the military, and business and industry. Includes the development of an ITV learning environment projects based on sound principles of learning theory and instructional design.
EME 6601 Needs Assessment and Evaluation in Instructional Technology Environments . . . . . 3(S)
Develop skills in conducting a needs assessment or evaluation that are focused on instructional technology projects or products. Students will follow a process and integrate tools for needs assessment and evaluation into this projects-based course.

EME 6607 Instructional Technology Planning and Change . . . . . 1-5(F,SS)
Prerequisite: EDG 6344C.
Incorporates organizational systems analysis and management as related to instructional projects and building technology-rich learning environments through a comprehensive site-based technology plan. Students develop skills needed to design, develop, and manage instructional technology projects in organizations that continually change and evolve.

EME 6628 Contract Administration: Large Scale Instructional Technology Systems . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
Prerequisite: EDG 6344C.
Will incorporate selected concepts from the trends and issues in instructional technology, current large scale technological initiatives, project planning and contract administration for large scale instructional technology systems. Students will learn to search from a variety of funding sources in instructional technology funding, write proposals and grants, gather data from large databases (such as the MIS records), and manage/administer contracts from a project management perspective.

EME 6632 Instructional Technology Tools and Issues . . . . . 1-3(SS)
Prerequisite: EDG 6344C.
Incorporates concept, theory, and application to the design. Implementation, maintenance, and evaluation of educational technical support facilities that promote the integration of technology-rich learning environments.

EME 6812 Instructional Technology Seminar . . . . . 3(S,SS)
Prerequisite: EDG 6344C.
Students will synthesize the research on instructional technology as it relates to teaching and learning. Students will study the influence of research and theory in instructional technology to suggest a model or set of constructs for technology based learning environments. Students exploring emerging technologies will be better prepared as decision makers and leaders in the field of instructional technology such as virtual reality, telepresence, hypermedia, cyberspace, and distance education have potential application for education and training. The full emergence into a technology based learning environment could revolutionize teaching and learning.

EME 6936 Seminar in HPT Issues: Human-Computer Interaction . . . . . 1.5(CALL DEPT)
HPT Professionals face a range of performance issues resulting from the incorporation of technology and technological-processes into organizations. Merging concepts of human factors, ergonomics, usability, and wayfinding into performance considerations provides the HPT Professional with an opportunity to analyze performance from a variety of perspectives.

EME 6946 Field Experiences in HPT . . . . . 3-6(CALL DEPT)
Observation and participation in HPT organizational settings. Students participate in field-based experiences related to their course of study and future goals. Permission is required.

EME 7417 Advanced Web-Based Learning Environments . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
Prerequisite: EDG 6344C.
Incorporates concept, theory, and research to the design, development, and evaluation of complex web-based learning environments. Included is the development of a WBI learning environment based on sound principles of learning theory and instructional design.

EME 7811 Multimedia and Hypermedia Learning Environments . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
Prerequisite: EDG 6344C.
Selected concepts from instructional systems design, instructional message design, human-computer interaction, motivation, video production, and authoring are examined as a basis for designing and developing a multimedia product. Existing multimedia products are examined as a basis for evaluating potential uses in schools and other organizations.

EME 7938 IT Research Design Seminar . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: EDF 6475, EDF 7407.
Provides Instructional Technology advanced graduate students with the opportunity to conduct an in-depth examination of the processes and procedures in applied IT research, specifically as related to the dissertation process. Students explore how to determine appropriate topics for IT research, format and style for research publications, strategies for conducting literature reviews, hypotheses, a research design, and appropriate statistical application.

EME 8980 Dissertation . . . . . 1-6(F,S,SS)
Major individual research in an area of significant educational interest; designed specifically for candidates in the Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction, Instructional Technology program. The dissertation reflects intensive educational research produced by the student and collaboratively developed with the student's graduate committee. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only. Admission to candidacy, completion of all other doctoral program requirements and permission is required.