Educational Technology Master (M.A.) Course List
CET 521
Human Computer Interaction

Interdisciplinary approach to system design and evaluation; ergonomics. Design of technology systems appropriate to user needs. Review of research in the field of human-technology interaction. Discussions on criticisms of existing interfaces and next generation design.
CET 531
Authoring Systems in Education

Authoring systems used in educational settings. Basic concepts and principles of authoring systems and languages. Design and development of learning environments using an authoring system. Authoring system selection and evaluation criteria.
CET 551
E-Learning Management Systems

Basic concepts and principles of learning management systems. Servers and database management. Design and evaluation of learning management systems. Relationships between learning management and content development systems. Currently available tools. Industrial standards in these systems and approaches.
CET 571
Qualitative Research Methods in Education

Concepts and principles in qualitative research methods. Data collection procedures and techniques. Analyses of current research studies. Design, development, and writing of a research proposal.
Area Elective


CET 690
Master's Thesis

Master's Thesis in Educational Technology


CET 501
Education, Instruction, and Technology

 Relating education, instruction and technology. Discussion of relevant theories, products and practices. Critical analyses of educational implementations of technology, the notions of technological determinism  and neutralism, concepts of teaching, learning, and understaning. Use of "teaching for understanding" as a test case.


CET 561
Research Methods in Educational Technology

Research issues in educational technology. Research methods. Experimental and quasi-experimental research design. Qualitative and quantitative data. Statistical techniques and computer based data analysis. Writing research proposals and reports.


CET 511
Theoretical Foundations of Technology Based Learning Environments

Basic principles and theories of technology based instruction. Fundamental approaches and courseware types, modeling tools, tutorials, simulations and games, drills, interactive learning environments, hypermedia, intelligent systems and general purpose tools. Selection, development, implementation and evaluation of courseware on the basis of learning theories.
CET 542
Design and Implementation of Technology Based Learning Environments

Components and principles of technology based learning environments. Adaptive systems and intelligent tutoring systems. Analysis of learning environments, content and cognitive styles. Identifying learner needs. Approaches to educational use of technology, design, development, implementation and evaluation of technology based environments.
CET 579
Seminar in Educational Technology

Analyses and interpretations of applications of educational technologies from various perspectives, e.g. faculty, graduate students, and invited guests from industry and academia.
CET 514
Distance Education and Internet

Foundations of distance education. Historical development of web based education, current approaches and tools. Development of Internet based courses. Using Internet as an educational resource. Content development tools. Usage and evaluation of Internet supported/based courseware.
CET 580–599
Special Topics in Educational Technology

Study of special topics in Educational Technology
CET 512
Instructional Multimedia Systems

Multimedia as a system and technology. Current learning theories, and message design in multimedia systems. Components of instructional multimedia systems. Visual message and interaction in instructional multimedia systems.