IST Course Descriptions and Offerings

Master's Courses

EIST 5100 Technology Integration in Education (3)
Computer systems and software for enhancing teaching, learning, and educational management; examining issues related to the appropriate selection, integration, and evaluation of technology in educational contexts. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

EIST 6000 Topics in Instructional Systems Technology (3)
Variable topics in Instructional Systems Technology. May be repeated for credit with change of topic and permission of department. (Summer)

EIST 6100 Foundations of Instructional Systems Technology (3)
Contemporary issues and historical development of instructional systems technology; an overview of learning theory, instructional systems analysis and design, instructional design models, technology innovations and factors affecting the use of technology for learning. (Fall)

EIST 6101 Learning Principles in Instructional Systems Technology (3)
The examination of how people learn in a variety of instructional settings.  Characteristics of the different  learners will be examined.  Students investigate several learning theories to inform better instructional design decisions. (Fall)

EIST 6102 Research in Instructional Systems Technology (3)
Current issues and trends in instructional systems technology research including instructional systems design, requirements for instruction, task and needs analysis, learning situations and instructional models, learner characteristics, hardware and software innovations, assessing instructional outcomes, and factors affecting utilization. Students apply methodological approaches to solve problems and enhance practice. (On Demand)

EIST 6110 Instructional Design (3)
Instructional analysis, design and evaluation principles and practices; gaining practical experience applying theoretical understandings of instructional design principles and processes such as goal and task analysis, learner and context analysis, instructional strategies, selection and development of instructional materials, and formative and summative evaluation. (Spring)

EIST 6120 Current Trends in Instructional Systems Technology (3)
The examination of current and future trends in Instructional Systems. Students also examine the most current literature in the field and instructional technology professional organization trends and recommendations. (Summer)

EIST 6121 Advanced Instructional Design  (3)
Advanced instructional design techniques. Students create instructional materials and learning environments using a variety of systems approaches. (Fall) Prerequisite: EIST 6110 Instructional Design

EIST 6130 Instructional Multimedia Development (3)
Planning, developing, and evaluating instructional multimedia products based on learning principles and research-based best practices. (Fall)

EIST 6135 Learning Media, Resources and Technology (3)  
Selection, use, and evaluation of technological innovations in instructional media. Students learn to make professionally sound decisions in selecting appropriate processes and resources to provide optimal conditions for learning based on principles, theories, and effective practices. (Spring)

EIST 6140 Instructional Video Development (3)
Planning, developing, and evaluating instructional video products based on learning principles and research-based best practices. (Fall)

EIST 6150. Design, Development, and Evaluation of Online Learning Systems. (3)
Fundamentals of creating effective online teaching and learning systems will be covered. Topics will include research-based best practices in the design, development, and evaluation of online instruction, technological applications available to support online teaching and learning, characteristics of virtual students, instructional methodologies for online teaching and learning, and future directions of online teaching and learning research. Differentiated assignments will be provided for doctoral students. (Spring)

EIST 6160. Designing Learning Systems with Simulation and Game Technology. (3) 
Educational game and simulation technology learning systems.  Students examine principles of game and simulation design, and current research addressing the integration and use of games and simulations in education settings.  Emphasis placed on the use of instructional design principles to identify quality characteristics of digital games and simulations, and direct the design and development of these technologies for integration in to instructional content.  Differentiated assignments provided for doctoral students. (On demand)

EIST 6170. Human Performance Technology. (3)
This course provides an introduction to the field of human performance technology. It examines basic concepts and principles of human performance technology, human performance system models, and various approaches to solving human performance problems.  In depth analysis of performance improvement interventions and their implementation within organizations is emphasized. (Fall)

EIST 6491 Internship in Instructional Systems Technology (3)
Application of knowledge and skills in instructional systems technology so as to create appropriate applications of processes and technologies to improve learning and performance. (Fall)

EIST 6492 Capstone Project in Instructional Systems Technology (3)
Prerequisite: EIST 6100, EIST 6101, EIST 6110, EIST 6130, EIST 6101, EIST 6491.  Continued application of knowledge and skills in instructional systems technology and development of the capstone project to create appropriate applications of processes and technologies to improve learning and performance. (Spring)

EIST 6800. Individual Study in Instructional Systems Technology. (1-6)
Prerequisite: Permission of the student’s advisor. Independent study under the supervision of an appropriate faculty member. May be repeated for credit.


Doctoral Courses

EIST 8000 Topics in Instructional Systems Technology. (3)
Variable topics in Instructional Systems Technology. As a doctoral course, emphasis will be placed on the theories that ground Instructional Systems Technology and how the theories inform research and practice in the field. Differentiated activities and assignments will be provided for doctoral students. May be repeated for credit with change of topic and permission of department. (On demand)

EIST 8100 Foundations of Instructional Systems Technology. (3)
Contemporary issues and historical development of instructional systems technology; an overview of learning theory, instructional systems analysis and design, instructional design models, technology innovations and factors affecting the use of technology for learning. As a doctoral course, emphasis will be placed on the theories that ground Instructional Systems Technology and how the theories inform research and practice in the field.  Differentiated activities and assignments will be provided for doctoral students. (On demand)

EIST 8102 Research in Instructional Systems Technology. (3)
Current issues and trends in instructional systems technology research including instructional systems design, requirements for instruction, task and needs analysis, learning situations and instructional models, learner characteristics, hardware and software innovations, assessing instructional outcomes, and factors affecting utilization. Students apply methodological approaches to solve problems and enhance practice. As a doctoral course, emphasis will be placed on the theories that ground Instructional Systems Technology and how the theories inform research and practice in the field. Differentiated activities and assignments will be provided for doctoral students. (On demand)

EIST 8110 Instructional Design (3) 
Instructional analysis, design and evaluation principles and practices; gaining practical experience applying theoretical understandings of instructional design principles and processes such as goal and task analysis, learner and context analysis, instructional strategies, selection and development of instructional materials, and formative and summative evaluation. This course is cross-listed with Master’s section EIST 6110. Differentiated assignment on research in instructional multimedia development will be provided for doctoral students. (Spring) Delivery Method (Online) 

EIST 8120 Current Trends in Instructional Systems Technology. (3)
The examination of current and future trends in Instructional Systems Technology. Students also examine the most current literature in the field and instructional technology professional organization trends and recommendations. As a doctoral course, emphasis will be placed on the theories that ground Instructional Systems Technology and how the theories inform research and practice in the field. Differentiated activities and assignments will be provided for doctoral students. (On demand)

EIST 8121. Advanced Instructional Design. (3) Advanced instructional design techniques; systems development; task analysis; sequencing and delivery systems. (On demand)

EIST 8130 Instructional Multimedia Development (3) 
Planning, developing, and evaluating instructional multimedia products based on learning principles and research-based best practices. This course is cross-listed with Master’s section EIST 6130. Differentiated assignment on research in instructional multimedia development will be provided for doctoral students. (Fall) Delivery Method (Online) 

EIST 8135 Learning Media, Resources and Technology (3)   
Selection, use, and evaluation of technological innovations in instructional media. Students learn to make professionally sound decisions in selecting appropriate processes and resources to provide optimal conditions for learning based on principles, theories, and effective practices. Differentiated assignments will be provided for doctoral students. This course is cross-listed with Master’s section EIST 6135. Differentiated assignment on research in learning media, resources and technology will be provided for doctoral students. (Spring) Delivery Method (Online) 

EIST 8150. Design, Development, and Evaluation of Online Learning Systems. (3)
Fundamentals of creating effective online teaching and learning systems will be covered. Topics will include research-based best practices in the design, development, and evaluation of online instruction, technological applications available to support online teaching and learning, characteristics of virtual students, instructional methodologies for online teaching and learning, and future directions of online teaching and learning research. Differentiated assignments will be provided for doctoral students. (On demand)

EIST 8160. Designing Learning Systems with Simulation and Game Technology. (3) 
The focus of this course will be on educational game and simulation technology learning systems.  Students will examine principles of game and simulation design, and current research addressing the integration and use of games and simulations in education settings.  Emphasis will be placed on the use of instructional design principles to identify quality characteristics of digital games and simulations, and direct the design and development of these technologies for integration in to instructional content.  Differentiated assignments will be provided for doctoral students. (On demand)

EIST 8170 Human Performance Technology (3) 
This course provides an introduction to the field of human performance technology. It examines basic concepts and principles of human performance technology, human performance system models, and various approaches to solving human performance problems.  In depth analysis of performance improvement interventions and their implementation within organizations is emphasized. This course is cross-listed with Master’s section EIST 6170. Differentiated assignment on research in Human Performance Technology will be provided for doctoral students. (Fall), Delivery Method (Online)

EIST 8800. Individual Study in Instructional Systems Technology. (1-6)
Prerequisite: Permission of advisor. Independent study under the supervision of an appropriate faculty member. May be repeated for credit. (On demand)

 

IST Program Course Offerings

Fall semester

Course

Format

EIST4100 Computer Applications in Education. (3 credits)

Hybrid
Tue/Thu
9:30 to 10:45

EIST4100 Computer Applications in Education. (3 credits)

Online

EIST5100 Technology Integration in Education. (3 credits)

Online

EIST 6100/8100 Foundations in Instructional Systems Technology (3 credits)

Online

EIST 6101 Learning Principles in Instructional Systems Technology (3 credits)

Online

EIST 6170 Human Performance Technology (3 credits)

Online

EIST 6130 Instructional Multimedia Development (3 credits)

Online

EIST 6140 Instructional Video Development (3 credits)

Online

EIST 6800. Individual Study in Instructional Systems Technology (3 credits)

Online

 

Spring semester

Course

Format

EIST4100 Computer Applications in Education. (3 credits)

Hybrid
Tue/Thu
9:30 to 10:45

EIST4100 Computer Applications in Education. (3 credits)

Online

EIST5100 Technology Integration in Education. (3 credits)

Online

EIST 6110 Instructional Design (3 credits)

Online

EIST 6135 Learning Media, Resources and Technology (3 credits)

Online

EIST 6150/8150. Design, Development, and Evaluation of Online Learning Systems. (3 credits)

Online

EIST 6160/8160 Designing Educational Games and Simulation (3 credits)

Online

EIST 6492 Capstone in IST (3 credits)

Online

EIST 6800. Individual Study in Instructional Systems Technology.

Online

 

Summer semesters

Course

Format

Session

EIST 6491 Internship in Instructional Systems Technology (3 credits)

Online

10 weeks

EIST5100 Computer Applications in Education. (3 credits)

Online

Summer I

EIST 6120 Trends in Instructional Systems Technology (3 credits)

Online

Summer I

EIST 6000/8000 Topics in Instructional Technology (3 credits)

 

Online

Summer II