Online Master of Education in Learning Design and Technologies
The Master of Education in learning design and technologies prepares you to take on a vital position in the design and development of digital learning. You’ll develop an understanding of learning theory and technology and how these elements can be used together to improve learning experiences.
Next start date: 03/11/2024
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
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What is learning design and technology?
Learning design and technology centers on the design, development and evaluation of learning experiences that address instructional needs, training problems or performance gaps. Learning design and technology practitioners use iterative approaches, such as design thinking, to assess what their target audience knows and what they need to know. They use this information to develop a variety of instructional, training and performance programs across a wide range of organizational and higher education learning environments.
Why should I earn a Master of Education in learning design and technology?
Learning design and technology professionals help others build their knowledge and support the personal and professional growth of all learners through the development of effective learning experiences in organizations, higher education and other adult learning environments.
Digital learning continues to experience consistent growth with an increasing focus on online and blended learning in all settings. This program builds critical competencies related to designing effective online and blended learning, preparing you to effectively use technology and meet the needs of today’s learners. This degree can put you in a position to make a positive difference in the lives of others.
You may find a strong connection to this learning design and technology program if you have interests in some or all of the following areas:
Learning design and technology courses
The master’s in learning design and technology online curriculum combines theory and practice for an in-depth education. You’ll take on relevant challenges and apply your knowledge in a variety of projects. Cutting-edge technology is a key area of focus. Featured courses include:
Design and Development of Instruction
Design of Accessible and Inclusive Digital Learning
Design of Effective Communications
Evaluation of Learning Systems
Foundations of Learning Design and Technologies
Issues in Online and Blended Learning
Learning Theories and Instructional Strategies
What can I do with a degree in learning design and technology?
A learning design and technology degree can open the door to many career paths in organizational training, learning and development or higher education. Specific career examples include, but are not limited to:
Learning design and technologies degree admission requirements
Applicants to the Master of Education in learning design and technologies program must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.
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Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College brings people and ideas together to increase the capabilities of individual educators and the performance of education systems. According to U.S. News & World Report, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College is the only U.S. college of education to rank in the top 15 in both on-campus and online graduate education degrees.
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