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Instructional Multimedia and Web-based Development Degree Option
The field of instructional technology is growing and diversifying. As this occurs, a need arises for practitioners to specialize into well-recognized sub-fields. Currently and well into the foreseeable future, practitioners of instructional technology are called upon to be experts in the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of multimedia and web-based instructional materials.
Selection of the Instructional Multimedia and Web-based degree option increase students’ ability to find employment as designers and developers of multimedia and web-based instruction, as well as provide a sharper focus for their professional career goals.
Careers in this include option
Web Content Manager
Bachelor Degree Course Requirements
Core Course: 22 s.h. - IDT 200, 205, 221, 310, 345, 390, 496
Instructional Multimedia and Web-Based Development Courses: IDT 250, 351, 440, 480: 12 s.h.
- Directed Electives: select 12 s.h. from IDT 230, 235, 240, 340, 355, 360, 406, 408, 433, 445, 451, 460, 489
- Minor 16-24 s.h.
- Open Electives 7-15 s.h.
IDT 200 Introduction to Instructional Technology
IDT 205 Computing for Instructional Trainers - Required Core Course
IDT 221 Introduction to Authoring Instructional Materials - Required Core Course
IDT 230 Introduction to Interactive Applications
IDT 235 Instructional Materials Development
IDT 240 Photography I
IDT 250 Introduction to Web-Based Instruction
IDT 310 Principles of Instructional Design - Required Core Course
IDT 330 Instructional Project Management
IDT 340 Advanced Photography
IDT 345 Electronic Imagery - Required Core Course
IDT 355 Instructional Simulation and Gaming
IDT 351 Intermediate Web-Based Instruction
IDT 360 Instructional Video
IDT 390 Telecommunications and Interactive Distance Learning - Required Core Course
IDT 406 Advanced Topics in Photography
IDT 408 Large Format Photography
IDT 433 Instructional Three-Dimensional Modeling and Animation
IDT 440 Developing Computer-Based Instruction
IDT 445 Advanced Interactive Multimedia
IDT 451 Implementing and Facilitating Instruction
IDT 455 Instructional Simulation and Gaming
IDT 460 Instructional Virtual Reality Design
IDT 480 Design of Web-Based Instruction
IDT 489 Independent Study
IDT 496 Senior Portfolio and Resume Preparation - Required Core Course