Instructional Design and Educational Technology, MS (36 hours)
The Master of Science Program in Instructional Design and Educational Technology (IDET) is oriented toward trainers, instructional designers, e-learning specialists, and teachers. Graduates effectively apply current and emerging technologies to solve learning and performance problems in varied training and school settings.
This master's program allows students a considerable amount of flexibility to explore areas of personal interest. As an IDET student, you will work with your faculty advisor to develop a program of study emphasizing the aspects of Educational Technology you wish to focus on in your career.
This online program allows students to work with the faculty advisors to develop a program of study that emphasizes development of skills and knowledge in a specific aspect of instructional design and educational technology fitting to each student's learning and career goals in K-12, higher ed, or adult learning environments.
To complete the program in one year, take two courses during each of the year's six cycles. To complete the program in two years, take one course per cycle.
Texas Virtual School Network: This program offers Texas Virtual School Network (TXVSN) professional development for all Texas-certified teachers desiring to design and teach courses online in the TXVSN network of course offerings for all public and charter schools in Texas. Visit txvsn.tamucc.edu for details.
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Application deadlines are one week prior to the start of each of the six course start dates: spring, mid-term spring, summer I, summer II, fall, and mid-term fall
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Please Note: Applicants who wish to apply for a different program will be required to submit a new application. The application processing fee is required for each application submitted.
Application requirements specific to this program :
*Please allow 3-5 business days to receive Student ID before submitting additional supporting documents.
Submit all supporting documents online.
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Applicants entering into the program will be required to take an online module that assists learners in use of the learning management system at TAMU-CC.
All students who successfully complete IDET 5360 and IDET 5365 complete the professional development required to design and teach courses on the Texas Virtual School Network. A TAMUCC College of Education Professional Development Award will be granted to each student successfully completing those courses as documentation for TxVSN networks or other agencies. See http://txvsn.tamucc.edu/ for more information.
The IDET Foundations, Constructivist Environments, Design and Development Research Certificate will prepare educators and their colleagues in related fields (Curriculum and Instruction, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Educational Leadership, Educational Administration, Reading, and Secondary Education) with who they collaborate and supervise to provide research-based instructional technology designs in face-to-face, flipped, hybrid, and online learning environments. A series of three courses will prepare scholars to provide high quality design, instruction, and evaluation in utilizing principles and tenets of needs assessments, instructional systems design models, design current student-centered learning environments and activities, formative and summative evaluation, and design and development research investigation. Participating educators will be prepared to promote greater technology integration and implementation based upon current best practices in the field.
All students are required to pass a comprehensive examination taken during their final semester of enrollment. All students must also develop and submit a professional portfolio which meets provided criteria. Students must also complete an exit survey prior to graduation.
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