Theoretical Foundations of Ed Tech
Instructor Dr. K. Diane Hall
Course Description and Objectives
This course provides an overview of classic and contemporary theories of learning and their applications in educational technology and emerging orientations; implications for practice. Students explore foundations, history, perspectives, and literature in the field and are motivated to think more critically about their efforts and career goals.
For standards mapping to completed course artifacts, please select from the list below.
Candidates demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to design conditions for learning by applying principles of instructional systems design, message design, instructional strategies, and learner characteristics.
- 1.1 Instructional Systems Design
- 1.2 Message Design
- 1.3 Instructional Strategies
- 1.4 Learner Characteristics
Candidates demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to develop instructional materials and experiences using print, audiovisual, computer-based, and integrated technologies.
- 2.1 Print Technologies
- 2.2 Audiovisual Technologies
- 2.3 Computer-based Technologies
- 2.4 Integrated Technologies
Candidates demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to use processes and resources for learning by applying principles and theories of media utilization, diffusion, implementation, and policy-making.
Jonassen, D. a. (2000). Theoretical Foundations of Learning Environments. Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.