Sep 21, 2020  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
  
2020-2021 General Catalog

Course Numbers and Descriptions


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Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences

  
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    ITLS 1870 - Current Issues Seminar


    1-3 credits

    This course provides an examination of special topics in technology, design, and interactions. It is intended to be a vehicle for new or unique content not offered as part of the regular curriculum.

    Repeatable
    Pass/Fail only
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020
  
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    ITLS 2890 - Work Experience Equivalent


    1-12 credits

    This course provides credit for relevant work experience. It is approved by the department upon receipt of documentation of learned skills and pertinent experiences.

    Pass/Fail only
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 2900 - Independent Study


    1-4 credits

    Individually directed study and projects as determined by the student and advisor.

    Repeatable
    Pass/Fail only
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 3110 - Design Perspectives and Processes I


    3 credits

    This course covers design thinking, a powerful process of problem-solving that begins with understanding unmet customer needs. Students learn the process for innovation that emerges from this insight, encompassing concept development, applied creativity, prototyping, and experimentation. 

     

  
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    ITLS 3120 - Design Perspectives and Processes II


    3 credits

    This course covers an introduction to advanced issues in and critical perspectives of design. Students establish their own design philosophy by developing design practices and applying course material.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ITLS 3110  

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 3130 - How People Learn


    3 credits

    Students learn how to design information in a way that leverages the ways in which people are motivated and the approaches by which they learn in our new information society.

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020
  
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    ITLS 3310 - Information and Media Literacy


    3 credits

    Students learn principled practices in developing skills to locate, evaluate, synthesize, and use information and learn responsibility in creating, using, and sharing information and media ethically.

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 3350 - Introduction to Computational Thinking


    3 credits

    This course introduces the fundamental concepts of structured programming and computational thinking. It provides a comprehensive introduction to programming for digital designers. This course assumes computer literacy.

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Fall 2019.
  
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    ITLS 3500 - Introduction to Games Studies


    3 credits

    This course provides an introduction to the interdisciplinary study of games. Students will engage critically with games on multiple levels: through play, evaluation of play experiences, and reading about current research and theory from a variety of sources. No prior experience with games is required.

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020
  
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    ITLS 3530 - Gaming, Technology, and Culture


    3 credits

    Students learn how gaming and technology are culturally patterned and learn to recognize who is included and excluded in the design and development of games and technologies. Students develop foundational understanding and explore relevant topics.

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 3575 - Special Topics in Game Studies


    3 credits

    This course covers selected special topics related to Game Studies.

    Repeatable
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 3870 - Current Issues Seminar


    1-3 credits

    This course provides an examination of special topics in technology, design, and interactions. It is intended to be a vehicle for new or unique content not offered as part of the regular curriculum.

    Repeatable
    Pass/Fail only
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020
  
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    ITLS 4015 - Technology Tools and Integration for Teachers


    1-3 credits

    Integrated experience for pre-service teachers to apply instructional design principles in their instruction. Hands-on experience using a wide variety of technological tools with integration in practical learning environments. Application of technology as both process and product.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Admission to teacher education

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2018.
  
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    ITLS 4110 - Project and Product Management


    3 credits

    This course teaches the fundamental principles of product management to strategically drive the development, market launch, and continual support and improvement of a company’s products. The course also teaches the fundamentals and interactivity of project management to drive development processes.

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020
  
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    ITLS 4130 - Data Visualization


    3 credits

    This course provides an overview of the nature of data visualization, and how people can apply its concepts to better understand data by exploring the impacts of existing data-informed decisions across multiple domains. 

    Prerequisite/Restriction: STAT 1040  

  
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    ITLS 4160 - Measuring Learning and Performance


    3 credits

    Students learn basic principles of effective measurement techniques, their development, and underlying theories. Topics include surveys, rubrics and tests for both formative and summative assessment. Classical test theory and item response theory are introduced, with an emphasis on practical application.

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4205 - Computer Applications-Tools for Learning


    3 credits

    This course is an introduction to the use of computer applications, with special emphasis on software used in instruction and training. To receive graduate-level credit, students must fulfill additional requirements.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6205  

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4210 - Virtual Environment Development


    3 credits

    Students study game and virtual-environment development using modern game engines. Topics include fundamental programming concepts, such as variables and their types, code re-use, commenting code, and basic control structures. Students spend time on game design, but the focus is on game development. Additional course work is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6210 

    Campus: Taught off campus through special programs.



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4215 - Video and Audio Design and Production I


    3 credits

    This course covers fundamental theories and practice in design and development for camera and computer-based audio and video production, including recording, editing, and digitizing audio and video segments for education and training applications. Additional course work is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6215  

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4220 - Video and Audio Design and Production II


    3 credits

    This course covers advanced theories and practice in design and development for camera and computer-based audio and video production, including recording, editing, and digitizing audio and video segments for education and training applications. Additional course work is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ITLS 4215  or ITLS 6215  or instructor permission

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6220 

    Campus: Taught off campus through special programs.



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4230 - Graphic Design and Production I


    3 credits

    This course covers fundamental practices of using the computer to design and produce a wide variety of instructional graphics. Additional course work is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6230 

    Campus: Taught off campus through special programs.



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4240 - Graphic Design and Production II


    3 credits

    This course covers advanced practices of using the computer to design and produce a wide variety of instructional graphics and animations. Additional course work is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6240  

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4245 - eLearning Authoring Tools


    3 credits

    This course covers fundamental programming concepts in addition to fundamentals of the interactive multimedia environment. Students finishing this course will have completed at least one fully-functional project for their portfolios. Additional coursework is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6245  

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4260 - Mobile Design and Development for Learning


    3 credits

    Students evaluate, design and build multiple mobile apps for educational purposes and learn fundamental programming concepts, such as variables, control structures, procedures, and cloud-based database implementation. To support mobile app design and development, students review design and learning concepts. Additional coursework is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6260  

    Campus: Taught off campus through special programs.



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4265 - Internet Design and Development


    3 credits

    This course covers web publishing, primarily using HTML (Hyper-Text Markup Language). Students explore current web technologies along with design, development, and evaluation. Additional coursework is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6265  

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4270 - Digital Making and Learning


    3 credits

    Students use cutting edge technologies alongside more traditional crafts to explore the basics of interactive computing. Additional coursework is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course, including additional readings in theory and research. 

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6270  

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4275 - Multimedia Special Topic Studio I


    3 credits

    This course consists of selected special topics related to the development of multimedia products for instruction and training. Additional coursework is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6275  

    Repeatable for credit.
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4285 - Multimedia Special Topic Studio II


    3 credits

    This course consists of selected special topics related to the development of multimedia products for instruction and training. Additional coursework is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6285  

    Repeatable for credit.
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4290 - Applying Multimedia Independent Study


    3 credits

    This course is a guided independent study culminating with a portfolio project of the student’s choice. Students explore advanced topics from prior work and/or learn emerging or new technologies. Project management and interface design are covered. Additional coursework is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Must have completed at least two ITLS Multimedia courses numbered ITLS 42XX or ITLS 62XX or have instructor permission.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6290  

    Pass/Fail only.
    Campus: Taught off campus through special programs.



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4300 - Clinical Experience in School Library Media


    1 credit

    School library media clinical observation experience. Students involved in observing management and assisting in middle and secondary library media centers, arranged by department.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Minimum of 40 hours of observation experience required

  
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    ITLS 4410 - Intro to eSports


    3 credits

    This course is designed as an introduction to esports as a competitive and social practice. The course provides an overview of the activities of gamers and additional individual, technical, and social supports associated with the rise of esports fandom and competitive leagues.

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4420 - Developmental eSports


    2 credits

    This course is designed for students seeking an understanding of and skill development in esports games. Skill development will occur through active participation in games with classmates as well as time spent watching expert game play. Repeatable for credit.

    Repeatable
    Pass/Fail only
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4475 - Special Topics in eSports


    1-3 credits

    This course covers selected special topics related to esports. 

    Repeatable
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4890 - Work Experience Equivalent


    1-12 credits

    This course provides credit for relevant work experience. It is approved by the department upon documented receipt of learned skills and pertinent experiences.

    Pass/Fail only
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4900 - Independent Study


    1-4 credits

    This course includes individually-directed study and projects.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Permission of department

    Repeatable for credit.
    Pass/Fail only.
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4910 - Undergraduate Research and Creative Opportunity


    1-3 credits

    Cooperative process of discovery, investigation, research, or creativity between faculty and one or more students.

    Repeatable for credit.


  
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    ITLS 4940 - Internship-Undergraduate


    1-6 credits

    This course is an on-site experience in which students apply knowledge and skills in a work environment. It is the culminating experience for students in the BS program. Repeatable for credit.

    Repeatable
    Pass/Fail only
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 4960 - Senior Capstone Project


    1-3 credits

    Students develop a creative project documented in a formal proposal and organized in a plan of action. The final submission includes the approved proposal, a reflection paper, and final submission of the project.

    Pass/Fail only
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 5000 - SLM Foundations and Information Management


    3 credits

    Introduction to historical and philosophical foundations of library media programs. Examines role of library media programs in schools and their contributions to the curriculum. Explores circulation, cataloging, automation tools, technical services, policies, and techniques. To receive graduate-level credit, students must fulfill additional requirements.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6000 

    Campus: Also taught off campus.



  
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    ITLS 5015 - SLM Collection Development and Literature


    3 credits

    Focuses on building, maintaining, and evaluating collections for library media programs. Discusses policy development for selection, protecting intellectual freedom, and reviewing, evaluating, and maintaining materials in all formats. Explores children’s and young adult literature. To receive graduate-level credit, students must fulfill additional requirements.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6015 .

    Campus: Also taught off campus.



  
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    ITLS 5025 - SLM Programs and Instructional Development


    3 credits

    Presents a wide variety of activities which are integral to a school library media program, including reading guidance, instructional development, curriculum development, media skill instruction, and information literacy. Emphasizes collaboration within schools. To receive graduate-level credit, students must fulfill additional requirements.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ITLS 5000  or ITLS 6000  or instructor permission

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6025 

    Campus: Also taught off campus.



  
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    ITLS 5030 - Information Access, Literacy, and Technology


    3 credits

    Introduction to finding information and resources using print and electronic sources. Emphasizes reference services, knowledge of basic reference/information sources, and resource sharing; and teaching information retrieval strategies within a school library media program. To receive graduate-level credit, students must fulfill additional requirements.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6030 .

    Campus: Also taught off campus.



  
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    ITLS 5040 - SLM Center Administration and Leadership


    3 credits

    Includes study of organization, personnel, budgets, programs, and management of a library media center. Students define their role within a school setting and in relation to that of the principal and teachers. To receive graduate-level credit, students must fulfill additional requirements.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ITLS 5000 /ITLS 6000  and ITLS 5025 /ITLS 6025  or instructor permission

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6040 .

    Campus: Also taught off campus.



  
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    ITLS 5090 - School Library Media Practicum


    1-6 credits

    Observation and guided field experience in a library media center under professional library media specialists and instructional technology professionals. Bridge of theory into practice. To receive graduate-level credit, students must fulfill additional requirements.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ITLS 5000  or ITLS 6000  and ITLS 5015  or ITLS 6015  and ITLS 5025  or ITLS 6025  and ITLS 5030  or ITLS 6030  or instructor permission

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6090  

    Repeatable for credit


    Pass/Fail only
  
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    ITLS 5150 - eLearning Trends and Issues


    3 credits

    The course is designed for those who are interested in electronic-mediated learning. The students have a major responsibility to choose the content and direction to develop a deeper understanding of all the components of eLearning, both synchronous and asynchronous.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6150 

  
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    ITLS 5220 - Digital Video Capture and Production II


    3 credits

    Advanced theories and pratice in design and development for camera and computer-based audio and video production, including recording, editing, and digitizing audio and video segments for education and training applications. To receive graduate-level credit, students must fulfill additional requirements.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ITLS 4215  or ITLS 6215  or instructor permission

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6220  

  
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    ITLS 5225 - Digital Audio (Deleted as of Spring 2020)


    3 credits

    Explores basic concepts of digital audio, synthesis, and sign processing. Establishes proficiency with sound programs, as well as audio editing and sound design tools. To receive graduate-level credit, students must fulfill additional requirements.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6225 .

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 5230 - Instructional Graphic Production I


    3 credits

    Fundamental practices of using the computer to design and produce a wide variety of instructional graphics. To receive graduate-level credit, students must fulfill additional requirements.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 6230  

  
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    ITLS 5500 - Integration and Innovation of Technology in Education


    3 credits

    Research and practice means to creatively and effectively integrate technology into teaching and learning, based on local and national standards. Develop methods and resources to implement standards using technologies pertinent to student’s field of study. Produce a portfolio of artifacts.

  
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    ITLS 5700 - Special Topics


    1-3 credits

    This course consists of special topics that correspond with the approved CE courses for ITLS.

    Repeatable
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 5750 - Instructional Technology Workshop


    1-4 credits

    Special training and experience in latest concepts and innovations in instructional technology. Content changes to reflect most recent topics and problems facing the profession.

    Repeatable for credit.


  
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    ITLS 6000 - SLM Foundations and Information Management


    3 credits

    Introduction to historical and philosophical foundations of library media programs. Examines role of library media programs in schools and their contributions to the curriculum. Explores circulation, cataloging, automation tools, technical services, policies, and techniques. To receive graduate-level credit, students must fulfill additional requirements.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 5000 

    Campus: Also taught off campus.



  
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    ITLS 6015 - SLM Collection Development and Literature


    3 credits

    Focuses on building, maintaining, and evaluating collections for library media programs. Discusses policy development for selection, protecting intellectual freedom, and reviewing, evaluating, and maintaining materials in all formats. Explores children’s and young adult literature. To receive graduate-level credit, students must fulfill additional requirements.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 5015 .

    Campus: Also taught off campus.



  
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    ITLS 6025 - SLM Programs and Instructional Development


    3 credits

    Presents a wide variety of activities which are integral to a school library media program, including reading guidance, instructional development, curriculum development, media skill instruction, and information literacy. Emphasizes collaboration within schools. To receive graduate-level credit, students must fulfill additional requirements.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ITLS 5000  or ITLS 6000  or instructor permission

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 5025 

    Campus: Also taught off campus.



  
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    ITLS 6030 - Information Access, Literacy, and Technology


    3 credits

    Introduction to finding information and resources using print and electronic sources. Emphasizes reference services, knowledge of basic reference/information sources, and resource sharing; and teaching information retrieval strategies within a school library media program. To receive graduate-level credit, students must fulfill additional requirements.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 5030 .

    Campus: Also taught off campus.



  
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    ITLS 6040 - SLM Center Administration and Leadership


    3 credits

    Includes study of organization, personnel, budgets, programs, and management of a library media center. Students define their role within a school setting and in relation to that of the principal and teachers. To receive graduate-level credit, students must fulfill additional requirements.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ITLS 6000 /ITLS 5000  and ITLS 6025 /ITLS 5025  or instructor permission

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 5040 .

    Campus: Also taught off campus.



  
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    ITLS 6090 - School Library Media Practicum


    1-6 credits

    Observation and guided field experience in a library media center under professional library media specialists and instructional technology professionals. Bridge of theory into practice. To receive graduate-level credit, students must fulfill additional requirements.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ITLS 5000  or ITLS 6000  and ITLS 5015  or ITLS 6015  and ITLS 5025  or ITLS 6025  and ITLS 5030  or ITLS 6030  or instructor permission

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 5090  

    Repeatable for credit


    Pass/Fail only
  
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    ITLS 6105 - eLearning Tools (Deleted as of Spring 2020)


    3 credits

    Focuses on issues and methods of teaching and learning in distance education. Students develop strategies for effectively integrating technologies and facilitating learning at a distance. To receive graduate-level credit, students must fulfill additional requirements.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 5105  

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020
  
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    ITLS 6150 - eLearning Trends and Issues


    3 credits

    The course is designed for those who are interested in electronic-mediated learning. The students have a major responsibility to choose the content and direction to develop a deeper understanding of all the components of eLearning, both synchronous and asynchronous.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 5150 

  
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    ITLS 6205 - Computer Applications-Tools for Learning


    3 credits

    This course is an introduction to the use of computer applications, with special emphasis on software used in instruction and training. To receive graduate-level credit, students must fulfill additional requirements.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 4205  

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
  •  

    ITLS 6210 - Virtual Environment Development


    3 credits

    Students study game and virtual-environment development using modern game engines. Topics include fundamental programming concepts, such as variables and their types, code re-use, commenting code, and basic control structures. Students spend time on game design, but the focus is on game development. Additional course work is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 4210 

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 6215 - Video and Audio Design and Production I


    3 credits

    This course covers fundamental theories and practice in design and development for camera and computer-based audio and video production, including recording, editing, and digitizing audio and video segments for education and training applications. Additional coursework is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 4215  

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 6220 - Video and Audio Design and Production II


    3 credits

    This course covers advanced theories and practice in design and development for camera and computer-based audio and video production, including recording, editing, and digitizing audio and video segments for education and training applications. Additional coursework is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ITLS 4215  or ITLS 6215  or instructor permission

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 4220  

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 6225 - Digital Audio (Deleted as of Spring 2020)


    3 credits

    Explores basic concepts of digital audio, synthesis, and sign processing. Establishes proficiency with sound programs, as well as audio editing and sound design tools. To receive graduate-level credit, students must fulfill additional requirements.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 5225 .

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 6230 - Graphic Design and Production I


    3 credits

    This course covers fundamental practices of using the computer to design and produce a wide variety of instructional graphics. Additional course work is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 4230  

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 6240 - Graphic Design and Production II


    3 credits

    This course covers advanced practices of using the computer to design and produce a wide variety of instructional graphics and animations. Additional coursework is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 4240  

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 6245 - eLearning Authoring Tools


    3 credits

    This course covers fundamental programming concepts in addition to fundamentals of the interactive multimedia environment. Students finishing this course will have completed at least one fully-functional project for their portfolios. Additional coursework is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 4245  

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 6260 - Mobile Design and Development for Learning


    3 credits

    Students evaluate, design and build multiple mobile apps for educational purposes and learn fundamental programming concepts, such as variables, control structures, procedures, and cloud-based database implementation. To support mobile app design and development, students review design and learning concepts. Additional course work is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 4260  

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 6265 - Internet Design and Development


    3 credits

    This course covers web publishing, primarily using HTML (Hyper-Text Markup Language). Students explore current web technologies along with design, development, and evaluation. Additional coursework is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 4265  

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 6270 - Digital Making and Learning


    3 credits

    Students use cutting edge technologies alongside more traditional crafts to explore the basics of interactive computing. Additional coursework is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course, including additional readings in theory and research. 

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 4270  

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 6275 - Multimedia Special Topic Studio I


    3 credits

    This course consists of selected special topics related to the development of multimedia products for instruction and training. Additional coursework is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 4275  

    Repeatable
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 6285 - Multimedia Special Topic Studio II


    3 credits

    This course consists of selected special topics related to the development of multimedia products for instruction and training. Additional coursework is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 4285  

    Repeatable
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 6290 - Applying Multimedia Independent Study


    3 credits

    This course is a guided independent study culminating with a portfolio project of the student’s choice. Students explore advanced topics from prior work and/or learn emerging or new technologies. Project management and interface design are covered. Additional coursework is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Must have completed at least two ITLS Multimedia courses numbered ITLS 42XX or ITLS 62XX or have instructor permission.

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 4290  

    Pass/Fail only.
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 6300 - ITLS Orientation


    1 credit

    This course is geared toward assisting master’s students in completing their degrees. It provides continuity from the first semester and encourages continued professional development in the discipline.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Matriculation into the ITLS department

    Pass/Fail only
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Fall 2020
  
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    ITLS 6310 - ITLS Foundations (Deleted as of Spring 2020)


    3 credits

    Explores foundations, history, perspectives, and literature in the field. Enables students to think more critically about their efforts and career goals.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Matriculation into the ITLS department

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 6390 - Transformative Uses of Technology for Learning


    3 credits

    Explores the critical role of technology as one tool in the transformation of education. Involves students in change-related projects in their local environment. Principles and practices of implementing innovations into real-world settings and evaluating their effectiveness.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ITLS 6540  and matriculation into the ITLS department or instructor permission

    Campus: Taught off campus.



  
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    ITLS 6510 - Becoming an Educated Consumer of Research


    3 credits

    This course overviews research paradigms and methodologies that might be used for needs assessment, product evaluation, validation, and research. Emphasis is placed on critical reading, analysis, and synthesis of published research findings.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Matriculation into the Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences department

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Fall 2018.
  
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    ITLS 6515 - Evaluation and Assessment


    3 credits

    This course examines theories and implementation of both formative and summative evaluation of instruction. It includes expert and learner feedback, assessment, rapid prototyping, and cost analysis.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Matriculation into the Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences department 

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Fall 2018.
  
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    ITLS 6520 - Instructional Design I


    3 credits

    This course examines key techniques in design of instruction. Students apply principles to specific design problems. The course introduces techniques for developing instructional products according to completed designs.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Matriculation into the Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences department 

    Campus: Taught off campus.



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Fall 2018.
  
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    ITLS 6530 - Instructional Design II


    3 credits

    This course examines deepening complexity models of instructional design. It reviews research from cognitive psychology and instructional design to link theory and practice. Work products are fully developed instructional design documents explicitly linked to theory and evidence of effectiveness.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Must meet the following (or have instructor permission):

    • ITLS 6520  
    • Matriculation into the Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences Department


    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Fall 2018.
  
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    ITLS 6535 - Design Thinking


    3 credits

    This course explores design thinking methods and approaches, and tools that support them. Topics include human-centered design, user experience, and user interface design; and tools include rapid prototyping, wire-framing, user testing, and collaborative design methodologies.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Matriculation into the Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences department

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Fall 2018.
  
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    ITLS 6540 - Learning Theory


    3 credits

    This course provides an overview of major theoretical perspectives that attempt to describe how learning works. It also explores some contemporary learning and learning environment issues of interest to Instructional Technologists and Learning Scientists.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Matriculation into the Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences department 

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Fall 2018.
  
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    ITLS 6545 - Advanced Learning Theory


    3 credits

    This course offers an opportunity for students to deepen their understanding of learning whether in academia, industry, or K12 education. Learning theories explored are dependent on instructor choice.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ITLS 6540  or permission of instructor

    Cross-listed as: ITLS 7545 

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2020.
  
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    ITLS 6560 - Project and Organizational Management


    3 credits

    This course is designed to introduce students to project and organizational management aims and processes. Students are exposed to multiple perspectives and apply a perspective while managing an instructional design project.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Matriculation into the Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences department

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 6570 - Performance Systems


    3 credits

    Application of theory, principles, and practice of organizational systems and human competence in designing performance support systems, job aids, and just-in-time instruction.

  
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    ITLS 6650 - Research Seminar


    1 credit

    Provides opportunity for exchange of ideas by Instructional Technology master’s students pursuing a Plan A option. Includes discussion of publications and products.

    Repeatable for credit.


  
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    ITLS 6700 - Special Topics


    1-3 credits

    This course consists of special topics that correspond with the approved CE courses for ITLS.

    Repeatable
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 6710 - Instructional Development Tools (Deleted as of Spring 2020)


    3 credits

    Detailed study of processes, tools, and techniques for guiding and aiding the instructional design process. Emphasizes tools for project management, analysis, and design.

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020
  
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    ITLS 6720 - Instructional Technology in Adult Education


    3 credits

    Application of theory, principles, and practice of instructional technology in providing instruction to adult learners.

  
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    ITLS 6730 - Games and Learning


    3 credits

    This course provides an overview of the research on games and learning. Drawing on research from education, psychology, and game studies, students examine the history of video games, research on gameplay and players, and the role of design in play and learning.

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2018
  
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    ITLS 6750 - Instructional Technology Workshop


    1-4 credits

    Special training and experience in the latest concepts and innovations in instructional technology. Content changes reflecting the most recent topics and problems facing the profession.

    Repeatable for credit.


  
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    ITLS 6760 - Grant and Proposal Writing


    3 credits

    This course in an introduction to the many facets of grant and proposal writing. Students respond to an actual RFP, submit to the requisite agency, and reflectively critique other proposals.

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ITLS 6770 - Practicum in the Improvement of Instruction


    1-4 credits

    A field-based program focused upon characteristics of effective teaching methodologies, teaching performance, curriculum decision making, value guidelines, and the characteristics of the learner.

    Repeatable for credit.


  
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    ITLS 6870 - Current Issues Seminar


    1-3 credits

    This course allows exploration of new cutting-edge topics in the field. Topics vary and are announced the semester prior to registration. Topics may be theory or practice based.

    Repeatable for credit.
  
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    ITLS 6900 - Independent Study


    1-6 credits

    Individually directed study and projects.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Permission of department

    Repeatable for credit.


    Pass/Fail only.
  
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    ITLS 6910 - Independent Research


    1-6 credits

    Individually directed research.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Permission of department

    Repeatable for credit.


    Pass/Fail only.
  
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    ITLS 6940 - Internship


    1-6 credits

    An on-site experience in which the student applies knowledge and skills in a work environment. Used as culminating experience for the MS or MEd, Plan C.

    Repeatable for credit.


    Pass/Fail only.
  
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    ITLS 6960 - Creative Project


    1-6 credits

    Individual experience in instructional product development. May be used as the culminating experience for the MEd and MS Plan C.

    Repeatable for credit.


    Pass/Fail only.
  
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    ITLS 6970 - Thesis


    1-6 credits

    Individual work in MS thesis and Plan B report writing with guidance and criticism.

    Repeatable for credit.


    Pass/Fail only.
  
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    ITLS 6990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement


    1-8 credits

    Allows students access to faculty and facilities to complete graduate thesis, project, and papers.

    Repeatable for credit.


    Pass/Fail only.
 

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