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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Learning Design&Tech (LDT)

LDT 400 Introduction to Instructional Technology for Educators (3) Use of computers, video, and other media in education; models use technologies including video, audio, print, computer, and phone.

LDT 400

LDT 400 Introduction to Instructional Technology for Educators (3)


This course introduces educators to technology and its educational applications. It is an introductory-level course and instruction is based on the premise that participants are novices. Participants will learn how to work in an online environment. They then work in that environment to develop the skills and perspectives needed for the effective application of technology in education, which involves becoming familiar with a wide range of additional educational computing applications and issues.

Although it is important for students to develop technology skills, technology must be viewed as more than simply a new subject in the curriculum. Teaching students to use technologies well is a means to a much more important set of ends. Today's technologies offer teachers and their students a powerful means for addressing learning-related issues, and potentially redefining teaching and learning.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: Bachelor's degree or equivalent; 5th semester standing; permission of program

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.

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