Oct 04, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMDT 5050 - Instructional Media Design

Credits: 3

In this course students examine digital media and how it can be leveraged in educational applications. Along with understanding the mechanisms of digital content, students explore various software and technologies used to create instructional media and how to support their designs with established academic theories. Students engage in project-based learning activities to produce content and assets for their educational portfolio, which serves as an applied demonstration of their knowledge and skill in understanding media design as it relates to instruction. Upon successful completion of this course, students will produce content that showcase sound instructional design practices to enhance overall instruction

Prerequisites: EMDT 5020 - Multiple Learning Theories  and EMDT 5040 - Education Design + Evaluation  

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand the cognitive process involved in sensory encoding.
  • Identify media formats that support learning objectives.
  • Design effective visuals to enhance instruction.
  • Combine media elements to maximize message.

EMDT 5050 Course Learning Outcome Rubric  

Required Textbooks:
Clark, R. C., & Mayer, R. E. (2016). E-learning and the science of instruction: Proven guidelines for consumers and designers of multimedia learning. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN-13: 978-1119158660


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