Instructional Systems Technology (R)

  • EDUC-R 311 Introduction to Instructional Technology (3 cr.) Offers an introduction to the field and profession of instructional technology. It includes the historical and accepted views of the field as well as direction in applying instructional design processes toward the student's primary field of study. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-R 341 Multimedia in Instructional Technology (3 cr.) The goal of this course is to bridge the gap between beginning computer users and beginner multimedia developers. The focus of the assignments will be on personal development of strategies and skills to be used in solving problems that arise during multimedia construction. A variety of multimedia software and hardware solutions will be presented including virtual reality, audio and video applications. Student will work on multimedia projects. Some will be undertaken individually while more complex media may involve the formation of teams and/or class projects. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-R 347 Impact of Games and Simulations in Instruction (3 cr.) Examines the potential of gaming, simulations, and virtual environments for the purpose of instruction. It also addresses their social, cognitive, and affective impact on users. Taxonomies, goals, production roles, and techniques are examined in detail. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-R 423 Utilization of Instructional Materials (2-3 cr.) Lectures and laboratory experiences in the selection, utilization and evaluation of major types of audio-visual media; also provides instruction and practice in producing inexpensive instructional materials; culminates in a micro-teaching presentation by each student.
  • EDUC-R 441 Development and Management in Instructional Technology (3 cr.) Focuses on the role of the instructional technology manager/consultant by observing ongoing projects in a wide variety of contexts and examining management strategies. Students will generate reports and technology prototypes from these observations to satisfy stated goals.
  • EDUC-R 473 Practicum in Audio Visual Communication (3 cr.) P: Basic course in audio-visual communications and approval of instructor. Supervised practice activities in educational programs with government agencies, public service organizations, and industry and business; approved colleges and school systems, or Indiana University Audio-Visual Center.
  • EDUC-R 481 Specialized Project in Instructional Technology (3 cr.) A capstone course that focuses on an individual or group project. The goal is to bring closure to the knowledge and skills addressed in the cognate course sequence. The project development is to be instructional technology focused with content and context in the student's major.

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