Course: SED 690ET. Theory and Research in Educational Technology (3)
Prerequisite: Enrollment is restricted to students in the Master of Arts in Educational Technology program or with department permission. This is a required course for the Master of Arts degree in Educational Technology. Students will explore theories of learning with educational technology and research on contemporary technologies. The course surveys the literature related to the development and use of educational technology for learning in classrooms and informal learning environments. The course addresses learning theories related to technology such as social constructivism and constructionism and explores key genres of educational technologies such as intelligent tutors, computer supported collaborative learning, educational games and computer-based assessment.