Computer Education and Educational Technology Course List
CET 101
Introduction to Educational Technology

Introduction to the discipline of educational technology; discussion of constitutive problems of education and technology; developing a critical perspective on the relationship of education and technology; analysis of technologies with educational implications.


CET 102
Information Systems in Education and Information Design

Computer hardware. Concepts of data, information, and knowledge, and their interrelations. Data modeling and introduction to database. Information theory; information design and principles. Information systems and their application in education. Message types and design; ergonomy and usability concepts. Web design and web design editors; HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language), and graphic editors. Message design for the internet and audio/visual media.
CET 215
Education and Technology

History of technology in learning environments; principles and formats of technology use. Analysis and critique of technology usage in education in light of current learning theories. Designing authentic usage of technologies in education..
CET 224
Visualization in Education

Examination of static and dynamic visual materials in education: video, animation, simulation, virtual reality and graphics. Principles of visual communication and interaction; formats in visual media such as 2D and 3D. Design, development and evaluation of visual educational media. Interactive video development technologies and their applications.

Prerequisite: CET 102


CET 282
Principles and Methods in Instruction

Basic concepts and principles of planning in instruction. Learning theories and strategies. Elements of the learning environment and the role of the educational technologist in the learning environment.
CET 301
Visual Programming Platforms in Education

Developing educational software using programming languages. Current visual programming languages and their comparison. Principles and concepts of object-oriented programming. Access to data sources and development of database applications. Using multi-tier applications to access data. Developing applications for mobile devices, and using an extensible markup language (XML).

Prerequisite: CMPE 150


CET 321
Introduction to Database Management Systems

Data and data modeling. Relational and object oriented data modeling. Logical database design. Data integrity, normalization, and entity-relationship (ER) diagrams. Structured query language (SQL). Using SQL as data definition and data manipulation language. Database management systems. Analyzing and comparing current database management systems. Physical database design. Database optimization. Use of databases within the scope of educational projects.

Prerequisite: CMPE 150


CET 341
Instructional Design

Analysis of instructional environment, learner, content and organization; identification of educational aims; writing instructional objectives; instructional theories and strategies; choosing and developing materials appropriate to objectives, content and environment, designing instruction; developing, applying and evaluating instruction using instructional design theories.

Prerequisite: CET 215


CET 322
Programming for the Internet

Programming languages used on the internet. Introduction to client-server architecture. Examining languages for client and server side programming. Integrated development environments and editors for internet programming. Concept and usage of "cookies." Sending HTTP requests and responses; connecting and manipulating data sources over the internet. Developing dynamic internet applications for educational purposes.

Prerequisite: CET 301, CET 321


CET 314
Computer Networks and Communication

Origins of computer networks, their constitutive problems and current solutions; designing, examining and maintaining local area networks. The structure of the internet and its applications.

Prerequisite: CET 102


CET 372
Design and Development of Multimedia

Multimedia technologies; theories and applications. Examining numerous interaction concepts and types. Educational game design: components of educational games; writing and developing scenarios, using animations and simulations. Development of instructional multimedia using authoring languages: screen design; use of image, audio, video, and speech. User navigation; packaging, publishing, and evaluating instructional multimedia.

Prerequisite: CET 341


CET 401
Research Methods

Introduction to qualitative and quantitative research; concepts and principles of quantitative research, data collection procedures and techniques, and data analysis. Examination of contemporary studies. Designing a research proposal.


CET 431
Project Development and Management

Principles and processes of project management: project planning, budgeting, and monitoring; risk management, time and resource management. Project evaluation and reporting. Project development and management concepts and tools.
CET 441
Principles of Distance Education

History of distance education; instructional environments using distance education; technologies used in distance education: TV, video, radio and written materials; techniques and methods used in planning, preparing and applying these technologies.

Prerequisite: CET 341, CET 372


CET 451****
School Experience

School related experiences and observations at the classroom level: classroom management, unit design, class organization and group work for establishing the fundamentals of teaching practice under the supervision of a mentor. Micro teaching practices.


CET 462
Practice Teaching in Computer Education

Observation of computer instruction in schools; design of lesson plans, supervised student teaching in the classroom and the laboratory. Sharing and analysis of school experience with peers and advisors. Developing instructional strategies.

Prerequisite: CET 451


CET 472
Courseware Development: Design, Development and Evaluation

Design, development and implementation of educational software. Organization of computer based learning environments. Evaluating educational software in light of human-computer interaction research and contemporary learning theories.

Prerequisite: CET 372


CET 444
Community Service in Educational Technology

Project selection, planning, development, implementation, evaluation and reporting for formal and non-formal educational organizations.
CET 480-489
Special Topics in Computer and Instruction Technologies Education

Special topics of current interest in Computer Education and Instruction Technologies Education.
CET 490-499
Special Studies in Computer and Instruction Technologies Education

Special studies in Computer and Instruction Technologies Education to suit the individual interest of the students.
CET 360
Instructional Technologies and Material Development

The concepts and principles of educational technology as an integrated part of teaching and learning process. Basic information technology skills. Selection, development, implementation and evaluation of media with regard to learning theories. Employment of laboratories; audio-visual means, slides, graphs, films and printed materials; computer softwares including simulations, tutorials, drills, interactive learning environments, microworlds, intelligent systems and multimedia.