Learning, Design, and Technology
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Any student admitted to KSU as a degree-seeking undergraduate may declare this major directly in Owl Express.
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LDT 3100: Foundations of Instructional Design
This course provides the knowledge of the foundational theories, models, ethical principles, and career options in Learning, Design and Technology (LDT). Students engage in instructional design situations in which they apply the appropriate LDT models, theories, and ethical principles. Students select an LDT career option they are interested in and research the essential competencies of it to develop career goals within the LDT field.
LDT 4200: Interactive Learning Environments
This course examines the tools and technologies used to design interactive learning environments. apply their instructional design knowledge and technological skills to ILE design projects. Topics include understanding Quality Matters Rubrics, using various Learning Management Systems, designing interactive learning environments using tools like Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and SCORM, and integrating accessible tools to ensure the accessibility of the interactive learning environments.
LDT 4300: Trends & Issues in Instructional Design
In this course, students examine recent trends and issues associated with the field of instructional design. Topics may include personalized learning, adaptive learning, social learning, mobile learning (mLearning), content curation, interactive video, universal design for learning (UDL), eXtended reality, gamification, rapid development, microlearning, artificial intelligence, and other topics.
LDT 4500: Project Management of Instructional Design
Project management in instructional design requires the examination and application of core principles of planning, scheduling, resource allocation, budgeting, proposal preparation, cost control, risk assessment, and personnel management. In this course, students design an effective instructional design project management plan focusing on these core principles. Additionally, students develop an active understanding of project management vocabulary and software, stakeholder interactions, and other foundational concepts related to project management for instructional design.