Courses

 See the proposed two-year course schedule for planning when to enroll for the following courses.

IP&T 371, Integrating K––12 Educational Technology 1 (1 Credit)

Using instructional design, visual design, and differentiated staffing principles along with multimedia authoring systems, telecommunication, and other computer-based tools in the development of educational applications for secondary education.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Rick West, Staff | Syllabus

IP&T 372, Integrating K––12 Educational Technology 2 (1 Credit)

Using instructional design, visual design, and differentiated staffing principles, along with multimedia authoring systems, telecommunication, and other computer-based tools in the development of educational applications for early childhood education.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Staff | Syllabus

IP&T 373, Teaching in K––12 Online and Blended Learning Contexts (1 Credit)

Using instructional design, visual design, and differentiated staffing principles, along with multimedia authoring systems, telecommunication, and other computer-based tools in the development of educational applications for elementary education.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Staff | Syllabus

IP&T 470R, Undergraduate Research Training (1––3 Credits)

Introduction of undergraduate students to concepts of research and evaluation through practical experience.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Ross Larsen | Randy Davies | Application Instructions | Syllabus

IP&T 510, Scholarly Writing and Argumentation (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Stephen Yanchar | Richard E. West | Royce Kimmons | Syllabus

 

IP&T 515R, Special Topics in Instructional Psychology & Technology (Variable Credit)

NOTE: IP&T 515R is a special topics course. The following represent different topics that have been addressed in 515R. Topics may change from time to time, so please check the current course catalog for offerings.

Creativity Theory (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Richard E. West | Syllabus

Mobile Game Development (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Peter Rich | Syllabus

IP&T 520, Foundations of Instructional Technology (3 Credits)

Introduction to instructional psychology and technology theory and practice, including psychological foundations of human performance technology and learning sciences, current research issues, professional organization of the field, and ethical issues.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Rick West, Staff | Syllabus

IP&T 531, Introduction to Open Education (3 Credits)

Students will learn foundational concepts related to open educatdion including the origins of integllectual property law and open licensing, and the impact of openness on teaching, learning, and scholarly publishing.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: David Wiley, Staff | Syllabus

IP&T 538, Teaching in Online and Blended Learning Environments (3 Credits)

Students will explore foundational concepts related to online/blended learning and will learn to plan, develop, facilitate, and evaluate teaching and learning in these environments.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Charles Graham, Staff | Syllabus

IP&T 560, Instructional Product Development (3 Credits)

Designing, programming, and debugging educational applications using a high-level computer language.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Peter Rich | Syllabus

IP&T 564, Instructional Design (3 Credits)

Identifying instructional problems; specifying objectives, instructional strategies, and media; analyzing learning outcomes; developing instructional materials and assessment instruments; and validating instructional systems.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Peter Rich | Syllabus

IP&T 599R, Academic Internship (1––6 Credits)

Professional work experience in area of specialization under the direction of a faculty member.

Prerequisites: Departmental consent
Taught by: Staff | Syllabus

IP&T 620, Principles of Learning (3 Credits)

Improving classroom learning through understanding underlying psychological principles and theories.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Stephen Yanchar

IP&T 629, Introduction to Research (3 Credits)

Integration of empirical research and statistical analysis in evaluation. Emphasis on designing, conducting, analyzing, reporting, and critically evaluating research studies.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Stephen Yanchar | Syllabus

IP&T 631, Research in Open Education (1––3 Credits)

In-depth literature review and research project related to issues in open education, including the use of open educational resources.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Dave Wiley | Syllabus

IP&T 638, Research in Blended and Online Learning Environments (3 Credits)

Introduction to major research problems, questions, and theories that have been investigated in blended and online learning. Exploration of current inquiry questions and methods used to conduct research in blended and online learning environments.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Charles Graham | Syllabus

IP&T 651, Statistics 1: Foundations (3 Credits)

Use of analysis of variance and multiple regression/correlation in analyzing and interpreting results of educational research and evaluation.

Prerequisites: IP&T 629 Introduction to Research
Taught by: Faculty | Syllabus

IP&T 652, Assessing Learning Outcomes (3 Credits)

Selecting and constructing instruments and procedures for assessing affective, behavioral, and cognitive outcomes of education.

Prerequisites: IP&T 629 Introduction to Research
Taught by: Randy Davies | Syllabus

IP&T 653, Qualitative Research 1 (Intro to Qualitative Research) (3 Credits)

Introduction to qualitative inquiry in education, with emphasis on assumptions made, methods used, and standards applied for judging qualitative studies.

Prerequisites: None

Taught by: Staff | Online Book

IP&T 654, Computers in Educational Measurement (2––4 Credits)

Types of computerized measurement and assessment methods and item forms, including their development, delivery, and statistical theory.

Prerequisites: IP&T 652 Assessing Learning Outcomes or instructor's consent
Taught by: Staff

IP&T 655, Digital Interface Design (3 Credits)

Applying instructional and visual design principles to produce instructional print materials, using computer-based tools.

Prerequisites: IP&T 564 Instructional Design
Taught by: Kimmons |Syllabus

IP&T 657R, Measurement Project (1––3 Credits)

Designing, conducting, and reporting a comprehensive measurement project.

Prerequisites: IP&T 651 Statistics in Education and IP&T 652 Assessing Learning Outcomes
Taught by: Staff | Syllabus

IP&T 661, Introduction to Evaluation in Education (3 Credits)

Introduction to the nature, purposes, and functions of educational evaluation in making judgments about teachers, instructional materials, academic programs, curricula, and school systems.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: David D. Williams, Randy Davies | Syllabus

IP&T 664, Advanced Instructional Design (3 Credits)

Advanced laboratory in instructional system design, production, formative evaluation, packaging, and implementation. Systematic critical analysis of all phases of development.

Prerequisites: IP&T 564 Instructional Design
Taught by: Peter Rich, Jason McDonald | Syllabus

IP&T 665, Instructional Visual/Video Production (4 Credits)

Designing, producing, and integrating audio, visual, and video instructional materials. Applying digital and other technologies in audio recording and mixing and in photographic and video production.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Staff | Syllabus

IP&T 667R, Evaluation Project (1–3 Credits)

Designing, conducting, and reporting a comprehensive project in evaluation.

Prerequisites: IP&T 661 Introduction to Evaluation in Education
Taught by: Staff | Syllabus

IP&T 674R, Quasi-Experimental Research (3 Credits)

Explication of the logic of counterfactual reasoning to address causal questions, use of propensity score matching procedures for creating comparison groups, improved procedures for implementing and analyzing the results of regression discontinuity designs, use of instrumental variables, and related procedures for detecting and estimating selection bias.

Prerequisites: IP&T 692R Stats 1 or instructor's consent
Taught by: Staff 

IP&T 677R, Research Project (1––3 Credits)

Designing, conducting, and reporting a comprehensive project in research topics.

Prerequisites: IP&T 692R Stats 1
Taught by: Staff | Syllabus

IP&T 682, Project & Instructional Resource Management (3 Credits)

Managing research, development, and evaluation projects in public schools, corporate, and higher education settings: planning, budgeting, supervising, managing personnel, and scheduling.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Peter Rich | Syllabus

IP&T 687R, Development Project (1––3 Credits)

Designing, conducting, and reporting a comprehensive project in development.

Prerequisites: IP&T 564 Instructional Design
Taught by: Staff | Syllabus

IP&T 690R, Seminar (0.5 Credits)

Weekly seminar topics.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Determined by topic | Syllabus

IP&T 692R, Advanced Topics (1––3 Credits)

All 692R courses are reserved for experimental courses to teach new ideas and topics. Sometimes these are taught only once, and other times the popularity of the course is such that it becomes a regular offering (e.g., IP&T 520). In the past, we have offered topics such as applied creativity, distance education, Rasch modeling, design-based research, educational data mining, learning analytics, authoring tools, history of creativity, and others. Please contact the department to find out what topics will be covered in upcoming 692R courses.

Prerequisites: Instructor's consent
Taught by: Charles Graham | Syllabus; Stephen Yanchar | Syllabus; Rick West | Syllabus

IP&T 693R, Directed Individual Study (1––3 Credits)

As arranged.

Prerequisites: Instructor's consent
Taught by: Determined by topic

IP&T 698R, Master's Project (1––6 Credits)

Formal report and defense of the development project.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Master's committee | Syllabus

IP&T 699R, Master's Thesis (1––6 Credits)

Formal report and defense of thesis.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Master's committee | Syllabus

IP&T 730, Hierarchical Linear Modeling (3 Credits)

Assumptions, theories, practices, and problems associated with educational evaluation.

Prerequisites: IP&T 745 Statistics 2: Multiple Regression
Taught by: Richard R. Sudweeks

IP&T 745, Statistics 2: Multiple Regression (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: IPT 629 Statistics in Education 1 

Taught by: Richard R. Sudweeks | Syllabus

IP&T 747, Structural Equation Modeling (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: IP&T 651 Statistics in Education

Taught by: Richard R. Sudweeks | Syllabus

IP&T 750, Literature Review & Synthesis (3 Credits)

Survey of major research problems, questions, and theories that have been investigated in instructional psychology and technology. Preparing critical, integrative syntheses of completed research and conceptualizing problems for further inquiry. Research prospectus required.

Prerequisites: IP&T 629 Introduction to Research
Taught by: Richard R. Sudweeks | Syllabus; Rick West | Syllabus

IP&T 752, Measurement Theory (3 Credits)

Classical and modern models for measuring human attributes. Issues relating to reliability, validity, item selection, scoring, standard setting, and test equating. Use of item response theory and generalizability theory.

Prerequisites: IP&T 652 Assessing Learning Outcomes
Taught by: Richard R. Sudweeks | Syllabus

IP&T 753, Qualitative Research 2 (Advanced) (3 Credits)

Emerging issues, theories, practices, and problems associated with qualitative inquiry in education.

Prerequisites: IP&T 653 Qualitative Inquiry in Education
Taught by: David D. Williams

IP&T 754, Item Response Theory (3 Credits)

Using modern techniques to analyze people's responses to tests, questionnaires, and any kind of performance assessments that involve ratings as a basis for solving pervasive problems in educational and psychological measurement. Applications of IRT include computer-adaptive testing, cognitive-diagnostic testing, test-score equating, and test-item bias detecting, as well as performing item and scale analyses that are not sample dependent.

Prerequisites: None
Taught by: Richard R. Sudweeks

IP&T 760R, Advanced E-Learning Development (3 Credits)

Current issues, research, and applications of computer technology in education, along with advanced programming.

Prerequisites: IP&T 560 E-learning Product Development
Taught by: Peter Rich | Syllabus

IP&T 761, Advanced Evaluation in Education (3 Credits)

Assumptions, theories, practices, and problems associated with educational evaluation.

Prerequisites: IP&T 661 Introduction to Evaluation in Education or instructor's consent
Taught by: David D. Williams | Syllabus

IP&T 789, Meta-Analysis (1––3 Credits)

Students learn how to review existing literature around a specific topic and use meta-analysis techniques to determine effect size of interventions pertaining to a specific topic.

Prerequisites: IP&T 629, IP&T 651

Taught by: Heather Leary | Syllabus

IP&T 790R, Advanced Seminar (1––3 Credits)

Check current class schedule for seminar topics.

Prerequisites: Determined by topic
Taught by: Staff | Syllabus

IP&T 799R, Doctoral Dissertation (1––9 Credits)

Formal report and defense of a substantive research topic designed to make an original contribution to current knowledge in the field.

Syllabus: Committee | Taught by
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