The e-Learning track in the Instructional Design and Technology MA program is designed for educators in K-12 and higher education, trainers, and instructional designers.
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Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree|
The e-Learning track in the
Instructional Design and Technology MA program requires a minimum of 39 credit
hours beyond the bachelor’s degree. The curriculum includes 15 credit hours of
instructional technology core courses, 12 credit hours of professional
specialization, 9 credit hours of electives, and three credit hours of
Required Courses—27 Credit Hours
- EME 6055 Current Trends in Instructional
Technology (3 credit hours)
- EME 6062 Research in Instructional
Technology (3 credit hours)
- EDF 6432 Measurement and Evaluation or EDF
6401 Statistics for Educational Data (3 credit hours)
- EDF 6481
Fundamentals of Graduate Research in Education (3 credit hours)
- EME 6613 Instructional System Design (3 credit hours)
Specialization—12 Credit Hours
- EME 6507 Multimedia
for Education and Training (3 credit hours)
- EME 6457 Distance Education
(3 credit hours)
- EME 6417 Interactive Online and Virtual Teaching
Environments (3 credit hours)
- EME 6458 Virtual Teaching and the Digital
Educator (3 credit hours)
*EME 6417 (spring) must be taken before
EME 6458 (summer); these courses are sequential, where the work product begins in EME 6417 and is completed during EME 6458.
Elective Courses—9 Credit Hours
Courses not listed below require adviser approval. All ENC courses require
approval from the English Department.
- EME 6607 Planned
Change in IT (3 credit hours)
- EME 6601 Instructional Simulations Design
in Training and Education (3 credit hours)
- EME 6614 Instructional Game
Design in Training and Education (3 credit hours)
- DIG 5875C
Introduction to Modeling and Simulation (3 credit hours)
- IDS 6503
International Trends in Instructional Systems (3 credit hours)
- IDS 6504
Adult Learning (3 credit hours)
- EIN 5251 Usability Engineering (3
- EIN 5255C Interactive Simulation (3 credit hours)
- EIN 5317 Training System Design (3 credit hours)
- ENC 6216 Editing
Professional Writing (3 credit hours)
- ENC 5225 Theory and Practice of
Document Usability (3 credit hours)
- ENC 6261 Technical Writing, Theory
and Practice (3 credit hours)
- ENC 6296 Computer Documentation (3 credit
- DIG 6432
Transmedia Story Creation (3 credit hours)
- EDF 6635 Capstone: Action
Research in Teacher Leadership (3 credit hours)
- EDF 6884 Education as a
Cultural Process (3 credit hours)
- EDF 6886 Multicultural Education (3
- EGI 6051 Understanding the Gifted/Talented Student (3
- ESE 6217 Curriculum Design (3 credit hours)
- TSL 5345 Methods of ESOL Teaching (3 credit hours)
- EME 6940 Theory into Practice (3 credit
Independent LearningPractica are independent learning activities that take place in authentic settings in which students must apply, reflect on, and refine knowledge and skills acquired in the program.
For information on general UCF graduate admissions requirements that apply to all prospective students, please visit the Admissions section of the Graduate Catalog. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.
In addition to the general UCF graduate application requirements, applicants to this program must provide:
- One official transcript (in a sealed envelope) from each college/university attended.
- Two letters of recommendation.
- Applicants applying to this program who have attended a college/university outside the United States must provide a course-by-course credential evaluation with GPA calculation. Credential evaluations are accepted from World Education Services (WES) or Josef Silny and Associates, Inc. only.
For more information about the MA program, visit the program website at http://insttech.education.ucf.edu.
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*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.
Graduate students may receive financial assistance through fellowships, assistantships, tuition support, or loans. For more information, see the College of Graduate Studies Funding website
, which describes the types of financial assistance available at UCF and provides general guidance in planning your graduate finances. The Financial Information
section of the Graduate Catalog is another key resource.
Fellowships are awarded based on academic merit to highly qualified students. They are paid to students through the Office of Student Financial Assistance, based on instructions provided by the College of Graduate Studies. Fellowships are given to support a student’s graduate study and do not have a work obligation. For more information, see UCF Graduate Fellowships, which includes descriptions of university fellowships and what you should do to be considered for a fellowship.