Courses & Sequence

THE (ONE-YEAR) TWO SUMMERS PROGRAM COURSE SEQUENCE

SUMMER 1

  • EPSY 5215: Professional Seminar in Learning Technologies (3 Cr., on-campus)
    Introduction/ProSem (Overview of program requirements, TPACK, CARD-tamen [and other instructional games], Taskstream eportfolio, and ISTE standards for technology coaches / specialists)
  • EPSY 5520: Instructional Design (3 Cr., on-campus & online through August)
    Overview of the field of instructional design, including instructional theories, prescriptive models, pedagogical strategies, contemporary issues and trends as related to the comprehensive development of instructional systems

FALL

  • EPSY 5220: Introduction to Learning Technologies (3 Cr., online)
    Introduction to Educational Technology, including instructional applications of productivity software and technology-enhanced classroom learning environments
  • EPSY 5510: Learning: Its Implications for Education (3 Cr., online)
    A focus on contemporary theories of teaching and learning, including transfer, motivation, the nature of instructional outcomes, anchored instruction, and adult learning
  • EPSY 5225: Learning Technology Applied in School (3 Cr., online)
    A practical integration of technology and teaching in the student’s area of specialization; includes data collection, analysis, revision, and reflection

SPRING

  • EPSY 5266: Instructional Media & Game Design (3 Cr., online)
    Understanding the potential of transmedia storytelling for teaching and learning, particularly simulations, games, and worldbuilding
  • EPSY 5601: Principles & Methods in Educational Research (3 Cr., online)
    An exploration of quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • EPSY 5339: Assistive Technology (3 Cr., online)
    Topics in Universal Design (offered in cooperation with George Mason University’s Assistive Technology Certificate program)

MAY/JUNE INTERSESSION

  • EPSY 5235: Multimedia Production (3 Cr., online)
    Design and production of multimedia artifacts for online course implementation

SUMMER 2

  • EPSY 5245: Capstone in Learning Technology (3 Cr., on-campus)
    Topics in Professional Development and Electronic Portfolio Comprehensive Exam preparation

The online Masters program may be completed at a slightly slower pace by taking fewer courses during the Fall and Spring semesters, then completing those courses during the following academic year. Updated June 2019.