Tiffani Reardon

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Courses Taken in the Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology Program

Major

Course Title Course Description
LT 7100 - Design of Performance and Instructional Systems This course provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to apply current principles of learning and instruction to designing learning and performance systems. Students create an instructional or performance system in a real world context.

Article Summary: "Implications of Shifting Technology in Education" by Janet Holland and John Holland

Article Summary: "Good IDEA: Instructional Design Model for Integrating Information Literacy" by Kimberly Mullins

The Dick and Carey(s) Model Applied: How to Sew a T-Shirt Quilt
LT 7150 - Analysis of Performance and Instructional Systems This course provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to conduct all aspects of a well-design analysis of performance and instructional systems. Students will conduct "real world" analysis of performance problems in school or business settings to determine the most appropriate solution.

Human Performance Technology Manual
LT 7360 - Integrating Technology in School-Based Learning Environments This course provides students with the skills and knowledge to design and create technology-enhanced classroom environments. Design and creation of products for student-centered learning environments takes place through numerous activities with various technologies. Course meets the Georgia Legislative A Plus Education Reform Act of 2000 (House Bill 1187) Technology Requirement for all certified educators.

Strengths and Weaknesses of Collaborative Writing
LT 8000 - Foundations of Instructional Technology This course provides students with an overview of the field of instructional technology. It covers historical foundations, current practice, and future directions. It provides students with the big picture of instructional technology and gives them a context for future courses.

Accessibility and Diversity in Instructional Design: Making Strides toward Education for All

Homeschooling in the Digital Age: Edupunk Philosophy vs. Traditional, the Case of Cameron Reardon
LT 8050 - Evaluation and Assessment of Online Learning This course focuses on evaluating and assessing learning in online education and training environments. It is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need to determine what and how well students are learning in an online setting.

Evaluating a Mini-MOOC: Evaluation Plan for a Project-Centered Mini-MOOC in Coursera
LT 8150 - Managing Instructional Technology Projects This course provides students with the skills and knowledge required to successfully manage complex instructional technology projects in school and business settings. Students learn and apply current theories, principles, and concepts to real world projects.

Online Career Portfolio Project: Building an Online Career Portfolio for Students and Recent Graduates
LT 8200 - Diffusion and Adoption of Technological Innovation This course provides students with the theoretical foundations of adoption and diffusion of technological innovations in educational categories, and the role of personality and communication in change agency. Students complete a case study in which they examine and analyze the adoption and diffusion of an educational "real-world" technological innovation in their choice of settings.
LT 8440 - eLearning Environments This course focuses on working with the internet as it applies to teaching and learning. Specifically, students work in four overlapping areas of the internet. These are theoretical foundations and issues affecting e-learning environments, the design and development of e-learning, and the current state of research and practice regarding e-learning.

Accessibility in Online Courses

Internship

Course Title Course Description
LT 8660 - Internship in Instructional Technology This work/study experience provides students with the opportunity to apply theories, concepts, and principles of instructional technology presented in regular classes. Supervised work/study experiences in school or business settings are selected with faculty approval. Internship may extend beyond one term. (Repeatable).

Professional Studies

Course Title Course Description
EPRS 7900 - Methods of Research in Education Students study research methods, procedures, and designs. Preparation of research abstracts in education and related fields is included.
EPY 7080 - The Psychology of Learning and Learners This course provides an overview of major behavioral, cognitive, and sociohistorical approaches to learning with consideration of learning across the life span. Sources for individual differences in learning are discussed.
EPSF 8440 - Curriculum Design and Analysis This course prepares students to lead a school in curriculum design, implementation, and evaluation with a critical focus on social, philosophical, and historical foundations as the basis for that work.

Accessibility in Synchronous Online Courses