Certificate Program Investigations in Learning + Leadership
Investigating Learning Environments
ELET 5900 (3 Credits)
This course provides an introduction to graduate level research through the identification of credible sources, as well as through reviews of literature and critical analysis of applicable media. Through the development of research processes and writing, students develop preliminary research questions to guide further investigation into the impact of technology on learning environments.
Leadership and Motivation
ELET 5140 (3 Credits)
This course investigates and compares intrinsic and extrinsic human motivation to enhance learning outcomes. Activities include the use of motivational frameworks and plans for instructional methods and media for classroom education, e-learning environments, and training. Students are also introduced to the concepts and methods of assessment and critique.
Understanding Learning Theories for Education
ELET 5120 (3 Credits)
This course provides students with an introduction to learning theories as relating to cognition and developmental meaning. A variety of theoretical constructs are studied to address meaningful connections and diverse learning styles. Students explore conceptual frameworks for engaging children and adult learners through appropriate platforms and methodologies. Students apply their working knowledge of learning theory to the practical application of media-based instructional development.
Visual LiteracyThrough Digital Investigations
ELET 5100(3 Credits)
This course provides students with the practical application of digital tools as they inform visual literacy and its impact on communication and learning communities. The focus is an integration of understanding images and their implied meanings through a critical lens. Students investigate the techniques and capabilities of digital software programs within the context of visual and composition theory for education and instructional planning. Upon successful completion of the course, students will have the ability to investigate appropriate media as part of a sequential integration of knowledge and skills. Prerequisite: None
- District Education Coordinator
- Technical Education Trainer
- Corporate Trainer
- Educational Consultant
- Higher Education Technology Analyst
- Instructional Technologist
- Instructional Designer
- Media Specialist