Schedule

*Please note that readings must be completed by the date they appear in the schedule.
*All assignments are due 11:59pm the day it is due.
*All discussion board participation are due 11:59pm unless it is otherwise indicated.

Week
Day
Topic Assignments/Readings
1
8/19
Course Introduction, Ground Rule, and Instructional/Educational Technology History

We will meet Synchronously on 8/19
Readings
  • Reiser (2011) in Reiser & Dempsey (Eds) Ch. 3
  • Lehman, & Conceição (2014)
  • Motteram & Forrester (2005).
2
8/26
Instructional/Educational Technology as a Field and Definition of the field

Your Asynchronous post is due 8/21 at 11:59pm and your comments to other participants are due 8/25 at 11:59pm.

We will meet Synchronously on 8/26

Readings
  • AECT (2008) in Januszewski & Molenda Ch. 1
  • Reiser (2011) in Reiser & Dempsey (Eds) Ch. 1
  • Branch & Merrill (2011) in Reiser & Dempsey (Eds) Ch.2
3
9/2
Understanding How People Learn and Designing Learning Environments
  • Learning Theory Discussion
  • Learning Theory Matrix
Your Asynchronous post is due 8/28 at 11:59pm and your comments to other participants are due 9/1 at 11:59pm.

We will meet Synchronously on 9/2

Readings
  • Driscoll (2011) in Reiser & Dempsey (Eds) Ch. 4
  • Richey, Klein, & Tracey (2011) Ch. 4
  • Robinson Molenda & Rezabeck (2008) in Januszewski & Molenda Ch. 2
4
9/9
Class will facilitated Asynchronously, no Synchronous Meeting

Instructional/Educational Technology as a Profession and Professional Associations

Your Asynchronous post is due 9/4 at 11:59pm and your comments to other participants are due 9/8 at 11:59pm.

No Synchronous meeting

Readings
  • Reiser (2011) in Reiser & Dempsey (Eds) Ch. 26
  • Gabriielli & Branson (2011) in Reiser & Dempsey (Eds) Ch. 27
  • Klein, Rushby, & Su (2011) Reiser & Dempsey (Eds) Ch. 28
5
9/16
Portfolio Assessment, IT Online Master's Portfolio, Web Hosting, File Structure, and Web Authoring

Your Asynchronous post is due 9/13 at 11:59pm and your comments to other participants are due 9/15 at 11:59pm.

We will meet Synchronously on 9/16

Readings
  • IT Online Portfolio Template and Requirements
6
9/23
Visual Literacy

Your Asynchronous post is due 9/20 at 11:59pm and your comments to other participants are due 9/22 at 11:59pm.

We will meet Synchronously on 9/23
Readings
  • Johnson (2010) Ch. 1, 2, & 3
  • Krug (2005) Ch. 1

Assignment

  • Definition Concept Map and Professional Statement
7
9/30
Media Evaluation and Usability Testing

Your Asynchronous post is due 9/27 at 11:59pm and your comments to other participants are due 9/29 at 11:59pm.

We will meet Synchronously on 9/30

Readings
  • Rubin & Chisnell (2008) Ch. 1 & 2
  • Krug (2005) Ch. 10
 8 10/7
Essential Web Design and Development Skills for your Portfolio I Basic HTML and Google Sites

Your Broken Code Examples and your Google Sites are due before we meet for the synchronous session, also help each other in the "Hi all I need Help!" Blackboard Discussion Board throughout the week

We will meet Synchronously on 10/7

 Readings
9
10/14
Essential Web Development Skills for your Portfolio II WordPress and WIX

Your WordPress and WIX sites are due before we meet for the synchronous session, also help each other in the "Hi all I need Help!" Blackboard Discussion Board throughout the week

We will meet Synchronously on 10/14
Readings

Assignment

  • Interview a Professional--draft due to share to other participants
10
10/21
What do instructional technology professionals say about the field?

Your comments to peer Interview Reports are due 10/18 at 11:59pm.

We will meet Synchronously on 10/21

Readings
  • Interview a Professional Reports
Assignment
  • Interview a Professional--final version due
11
10/28
Class will facilitated Asynchronously, no Synchronous Meeting

Instructional Technology Ethics and Digital Citizenship

Your Asynchronous post is due 10/25 at 11:59pm and your comments to other participants are due 10/27at 11:59pm.

No Synchronous meeting
Readings
  • Yeaman, Eastmond, Napper (2008) in Januszewski & Molenda Ch. 11--Skim most, Read 283-290 (stop at Historical Background) and 295-299 (Start at Code of Ethics section and stop at Reconceptualization)
  • Smaldino, Donaldson, Herring, (2011) in Reiser & Dempsey (Eds) Ch. 35

11/4
Participant Work Week Work with your team to finalize Usability Testing of a Web Authoring Tool

12
11/11
What have you learned so far about Instructional Technology as a Profession?

Your Asynchronous post is due 11/8at 11:59pm and your comments to other participants are due 11/10 at 11:59pm.

We will meet Synchronously on 11/11

Assignment
  • Usability Testing of a Web Authoring Tool
 13 11/18
Portfolio Prototype Showcase/Literature Review Presentation

Post the link to your portfolio on assigned Blackboard Discussion Board by 11/18 at 11:59pm.

We will meet Synchronously on 11/18

 Assignment
  • Portfolio Prototype/Literature Review Showcase/Presentation
14
11/25
No Class Meeting
Assignment
  • Portfolio Prototype/Literature Review
    


Reading Details

Week 1
  • Text: Reiser (2011) A history of instructional design and technology. In R. A. Reiser & J. V. Dempsey (Eds). Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology (3rd ed.). Allyn & Bacon. Ch. 3
  • Lehman, R. M., & Conceição, S. C. O. (2014). Motivating and Retaining Online Students: Research-Based Strategies That Work. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
  • Motteram, G., & Forrester, G. (2005). Becoming an Online Distance Learner: What can be learned from students’ experiences of induction to distance programmes? Distance Education, 26, 281–298. doi:10.1080/01587910500291330

Week 2

  • AECT. (2008). Definition. In A. Januszewski & M. Molenda (Eds.), Educational Technology: A Definition with Commentary. Lawrence Erlbaum.
  • Text: Reiser (2011). What field did you say you were in? Defining and naming our field. In R. A. Reiser & J. V. Dempsey (Eds). Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology (3rd ed.). Allyn & Bacon. Ch. 1
  • Text: Branch & Merrill (2011). Characteristics of instructional design models. In R. A. Reiser & J. V. Dempsey (Eds). Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology (3rd ed.). Allyn & Bacon. Ch. 2

Week 3

  • Text: Driscoll (2011). Psychological foundations of instructional design. In R. A. Reiser & J. V. Dempsey (Eds). Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology (3rd ed.). Allyn & Bacon. Ch. 4
  • Richey, R. C., Klein, J. D., & Tracey, M. W. (2010). The Instructional Design Knowledge Base: Theory, Research, and Practice. Routledge. Ch. 4
  • Robinson, Molenda, & Rezabeck (2008). Facilitating Learning. In A. Januszewski & M. Molenda (Eds.), Educational Technology: A Definition with Commentary. Lawrence Erlbaum. Ch. 2

Week 4

  • Text: Reiser (2011). Getting an instructional design position: Lesson from a personal history. In R. A. Reiser & J. V. Dempsey (Eds). Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology (3rd ed.). Allyn & Bacon.Ch. 26
  • Text: Gabriielli & Branson (2011). Getting a job in business and industry. In R. A. Reiser & J. V. Dempsey (Eds). Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology (3rd ed.). Allyn & Bacon. Ch. 27
  • Text: Klein, Rushby, & Su (2011). Professional organizations and publications in instructional design and technology. In R. A. Reiser & J. V. Dempsey (Eds). Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology (3rd ed.). Allyn & Bacon.28

Week 5

  • IT Online Portfolio Template and Requirements
  • Other required readings

Week 6

  • Johnson, J. (2010). Designing with the Mind in Mind: Simple Guide to Understanding User Interface Design Rules (1st ed.). Morgan Kaufmann. Ch. 1, 2, & 3
  • Krug, S. (2005). Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition (2nd ed.). New Riders Press. Ch. 1

Week 7

  • Rubin, J., & Chisnell, D. (2008). Handbook of Usability Testing: How to Plan, Design, and Conduct Effective Tests (2nd ed.). Wiley. Ch. 1 & 2
  • Krug, S. (2005). Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition (2nd ed.). New Riders Press. Ch. 10

Week 8

  • Lloyd, I. (2011). Build Your Own Website The Right Way Using HTML & CSS (Third ed.). SitePoint. pp. 21-41
  • Google Sites Help. (2012). Retrieved June 15, 2012, from http://support.google.com/sites/?hl=en

Week 9

Week 10

  • Participant Interview Reports

Week 11

  • Yeaman, Eastmond, & Napper (2008). Professional ethics and educational technology. In A. Januszewski & M. Molenda (Eds.), Educational Technology: A Definition with Commentary. Lawrence Erlbaum. Ch. 11
  • Text: Smaldino, Donaldson, Herring, (2011). Professional ethics: Rules applied to practice. In R. A. Reiser & J. V. Dempsey (Eds). Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology (3rd ed.). Allyn & Bacon. Ch. 35

Last updated: October 7, 2015