Program Details

Program Outline

Program Outline

The Master of Education in Instructional Design and Technology teaches students how to use technology and the internet to design instruction and enhance learning.

We can help you learn how to:

  • Integrate the use of various instructional media and technologies for learning, classroom presentation tools, computer-based and networked-based instructional systems.
  • Coach educators to use instructional technology in various educational settings.
  • Provide leadership in applying new electronic technologies.
  • Analyze problems integrating instructional technology and devise effective solutions to maximize student performance.
  • Base decisions on analysis and synthesize of appropriate data and information related to organizational and individual performance needs.
  • Gain familiarity with new technologies available to integrate in classroom instruction
  • Evaluate these technologies for usefulness in meeting academic standards and student learning needs
  • Analyze instructional goals to understand how lessons could be integrated with technology to further ensure student success
  • Gain hands-on experience in designing technology-based instructional lessons and evaluate effectiveness of these lessons
  • Design assessment procedures to measure effectiveness of new technologies in classroom instruction

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American InterContinental University’s Master of Education degree is not designed to meet state educator licensing requirements; however, it may assist students in gaining licensure in their state of residence depending on those requirements. If you’re interested in teaching certification, please contact your state board of education for requirements.

Courses

Courses

Degree Requirements

Division Core
EDU602Analysis, Assessment and Technology6
EDU604Integrative Design and Evaluation6
EDU622Applying Learning Theories6
EDU624Mastery in Educational Specialty6
Total Credit Hours:24

Specialization Options

Instructional Design and Technology
EDU621Foundations & Models of Instructional Design6
EDU631Instructional Media & Learning Environments6
EDU641Designing for Computer Mediated Learning6
EDU651Online Learning: Design & Development6

Total Credit Hours: 48

Classes Overview

Classes Overview

At AIU, more of the courses you take, on average, are devoted to your field of interest than at other similar schools. Your classes may include:

The Art and Science of Learning

This course provides an introduction to the various schools of thought regarding how people learn and apply their learning to concrete situations. It provides a comprehensive survey of our progressive understanding of the learning process. Students will explore developmental, behaviorist, cognitive, social, and adult learning theories as well as the research regarding the role of motivation and transfer of learning in novel domains.

Integrative Design and Evaluation

This course examines the development of curricula for education and workplace learning and development. Comparison of evaluation design, curriculum design, and instructional design will assist learners in understanding the similarities and differences in these fields of education. Learner will learn to develop learning objectives. Program evaluation techniques will be introduced.

Foundations & Models of Instructional Design

This course provides a foundation for the practice and evaluation of instructional design as well as an in-depth elaboration of standard instructional design models and associated methodologies. Course includes strategies for development of objectives, taxonomy classification schemes, content analysis procedures, and instructional strategy selection, as well as adaptation and adoption of available resources.

Instructional Media & Learning Environments

This course introduces students to foundational concepts and skills for personal and professional use of technology, including productivity software. This course explores instructional technology including definition and components of design and development. The use of technology in the classroom as well as distance learning is covered.

Designing for Computer Mediated Learning

The course examines the use of computer-mediated learning environments in classroom, lab and distributed learning contexts. Students will work on specific projects related to their field of practice, creating computer-based instructional materials reflecting problem definition, learner analysis, objectives specification, criterion tests, construction, strategies selection, formative validation, and evaluation. Attention is given to ethical and legal issues regarding the appropriate use of copyrighted material.

Online Learning: Design & Development

This course explores the organization, development, and delivery of distance learning programs. Additionally, this course explores course logistics, technology applications, and student management systems. Students will engage in discourse with instructors, peers, and other experts while creating Internet resources to be used in their own educational settings. By the end of the course, students will have an electronic portfolio of their work and be prepared to assume leadership roles within their specific contexts related to technology.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

Total tuition for this degree program may vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

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Related Degrees

Related Degrees

Still not sure which specialization is right for you? You may want to consider these specializations:

Master of Education (M.Ed.) Degree: Specialization in Elementary Education

An advanced degree in elementary education is designed to help teachers enhance the classroom experience and prepare for grade-level leadership roles. The M.Ed. degree specialization in Elementary Education offers in-depth instruction in elementary education topics geared toward K–8 students.

Master of Education (M.Ed.) Degree: Specialization in Secondary Education

Designed for certified teachers, the Master of Education with a specialization in Secondary Education focuses on the unique needs of teachers interested in studying advanced topics in secondary education, educational leadership and classroom strategy for high school students. Best of all, the program tuition is $15,000.

Master of Education (M.Ed.) Degree: Specialization in Adult Education and Training

Sharpen your skills as an adult educator. Study the design, implementation and evaluation of adult-education programs. Acquire instructional techniques that you could use in workplace training, professional development and continuing-education programs.

Master of Education (M.Ed.) Degree: Specialization in Curriculum and Instruction for Educators

Rethink the way you prepare and develop curriculum for your students. Study how curricula are chosen and designed, and how they can be enhanced to elevate learning and engagement in the classroom.

TEAC Accreditation

TEAC Accreditation

The Master of Education Program at American InterContinental University is awarded accreditation through TEAC Quality Principles by the Inquiry Brief Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for a period of three years, from 10/1/2015-12/31/2018.

The accreditation does not include individual education courses that the EPP offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.

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