Fall Cohorts

Use the following Course Rotation Guides depending on your cohort number or your first fall semester.

Ph.D. Residential Course Rotation (Beginning Fall 2022)

Year Semester Hours Courses
Year 1 Fall 9 LTEC 6000 LTEC 6500 Topic 1
  Spring 9 LTEC 6010 LTEC 6510 Topic 2
Year 2 Fall 9 LTEC 6020 LTEC 6511 Topic 3
  Spring 9 Topic 4 LTEC 6512 Topic 5
Year 3 Fall 6 LTEC 6030 Advanced Research*  
    6 LTEC 6040 LTEC 6480  
*Advance research courses: LTEC 6514, 6515, 6516, 6280

Ph.D. Distributed Course Rotation (Beginning Fall 2022)

Year Semester Hours Courses
Year 1 Fall (ex. F22) 6 LTEC 6000 LTEC 6500*
*Listed as 6800.031 in Fall 22
  Spring (ex. Sp23) 6 LTEC 6010 LTEC 6510
  Summer (ex. Su23) 6 Topic 1 Topic 2
Year 2 Fall 6 LTEC 6020 LTEC 6511
  Spring 6 Topic 3 LTEC 6512
  Summer 6 Topic 4 Topic 5
Year 3 Fall 6 LTEC 6030 Advanced Research*
  Spring 6 LTEC 6040 LTEC 6480
*Advance research courses: LTEC 6514, 6515, 6516, 6280

Cohorts 24 & 25

*Students will be required to take one semester with three courses. Please work with your advisor to pick a semester in year 2 or 3 to schedule the additional Topics course.

Year Semester Hours Course Course
Year 1 Fall 6 hours 6000 - Philosophy of Computing in Learning Technologies 6510 - Introduction to Research in Learning Technologies
  Spring 6 hours 6010 - Theory of Instructional Technology 5210 - Instruction Systems Design I
  Summer 6 hours 6020 - Advanced Instructional Design: Models and Strategies 6512 - Analysis of Qualitative Research in Learning Technologies
Year 2 Fall  6 hours 6511 - Analysis of Research in Education Computing 6230- Advance Educational Product and Design
  Spring 6 hours 6210 - Interactive Multimedia Theory and Design 651x - Advance Research Course a.) Scaling Methods, b.) Discourse Analysis, c.) etc.
  Summer 6 hours 6040 - Theory and Practice of Distributed Learning Tools Course TBD by Academic Committee
And/Or
Topics Course
Year 3  Fall 6 hours 6250 - Learning Technology Systems Design and Management;
OR
6200 - Message Design in Learning Technologies
Tools Course TBD by Academic Committee
And/Or
Topics Course 
  Spring 6 hours 6030 - Emerging Technologies and Education; AND 6260 - Creative Technology-Based Learning Environments
  Summer 6 hours 6220 - Theory of Educational Technology Implementation  6480 - Dissertation Prep 
Year 4 Fall  3 hours 6900 - Dissertation Prep II (if the student has not passed the Summer 6480 course)
*Must defend Qualifying Exam by the start of Spring semester or take another course to complete portfolio
  Spring 3 hours 6950 - Dissertation Optional Courses Available
  Summer 3 hours 6950 - Dissertation Optional Courses Available
Year 5  Fall 3 hours 6950 - Dissertation Optional Courses Available
  Spring 3 hours 6950 - Dissertation * Student must defend their dissertation by the Graduate School Deadline or they will be required to take an additional 6950 course until graduation.

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