Master of Science (M.S.) in
Offered as Main Campus and Distance Education (Online)
Goal of Program:
The Master of Science degree in Instructional Technology (MIT) program provides advanced professional training for teachers and school technology coordinators; business and industry personnel such as executives, trainers, and human resource development employees; persons in the health care field; and community college instructors. The program focuses on the theory and practice of design and development, utilization, management, and evaluation of processes and resources for learning. It emphasizes product development and utilization of advanced technology and provides applied training in the total design, development, implementation, and evaluation of educational and training programs.
- The instructional approach used in the MIT program is fundamental to the success of the program and its students and to the accomplishment of the mission and vision of the Donald Watson College of Education.
- The approach is a powerful combination of using data-driven decision making processes by applying instructional design principles and theories, learning theories and core instructional values and by meeting the needs of diverse learners in various learning contexts.
- Some of the distinctive elements of the approach in the MIT program include a focus upon:
- Project-based and problem based learning, experiental learning, collaboration, competency-based learning, integration, learner-centered environment, communities of learning, cognitive apprenticeship, and technologically advanced learning environment.
Students admitted into the program come from diverse backgrounds such as business and industry personnel, executives, trainers, and human resource development employees; teachers and school technology coordinators; persons in the health care field; community college instructors; military training personnel; and professionals desiring a career change.
Dr. Florence Martin
|Enrollment||Part-Time or Full-Time|
|Instruction Method||Face to Face,
Web-Based With Class Meetings,
Fully Online Synchronous (Set Meeting Times)
|Intended Time to Degree||2 yrs (Full-Time)|
|Required Credit Hours||36 hrs|