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GENERAL EDUCATION DESIGNATION

DEPARTMENTS OFFERING DIVERSIFICATION COURSES

Educational Technology (ETEC)

College of Education

ETEC 414 Educational Media Technology (3) Introduction to theories, application of principles, acquisition of practical skills of educational media relevant to teaching/learning situation, in classroom as well as non-school settings. Includes “mainstreaming” components for assisting mildly handicapped learners. Pre: upper division standing.

ETEC 415 Technology for Teachers (3) Introduction to the application of educational technology in teaching and learning using strategies in design, selection, development, integration, and evaluation. Interactive delivery via distance education technologies. A-F only. Pre: basic teaching certification.

ETEC 430 Video Technology (3) Use of video techniques for purposes of instruction, documentation, and training. Planning, production, simple editing procedures, and utilization in educational context.

ETEC 442 Computers in Education (3) Overview of basic components of computer systems and their application to instruction and administration. Various operating systems will be explored.

ETEC 448 Links to Lifelong Learning (3) Focused exploration of the internet and its application to effective classroom teaching/learning, including finding, evaluating, using, creating information; design, construction, and posting of Web page. Integration with copyright law, ergonomics, national and Hawai‘i standards. Repeatable one time. Pre: 442 or consent.

ETEC 454 Technology Resources (3) Virtual and hands–on analysis of technology resources and utilization in K–12 schools. Repeatable one time. Pre: 442 or consent.

ETEC 499 Directed Activity (V) Individual work, supervised by instructor. May consist of reading, research, and/or projects. Pre: consent.

ETEC 500 Master’s Plan B/C Studies (1) Enrollment for degree completion. Pre: master’s Plan B candidate and consent.

ETEC 501 Professional Development in Educational Technology: Technology Skills for Educators (1) Exploring technology resources needed for distance learning and classroom integration.

ETEC 502 PDET: Technology Skills for Educators (2) Exploring technology resources needed for integration into classroom instruction. Repeatable one time. CR/NC only.

ETEC 511 Professional Development Education Technology I (3) Specialized topics reflecting interests and needs of faculty in current issues of technology integration. Combined lecture, lab and discussion course. Repeatable one time. Pre: consent.

ETEC 512 Professional Development Education Technology II (3) Specialized topics reflecting interests and needs of faculty in current issues of technology integration. Combined lecture, lab and discussion course. Repeatable one time. Pre: consent.

ETEC 513 Professional Development Education Technology III (3) Specialized topics reflecting interests and needs of faculty in current issues of technology integration. Combined lecture, lab and discussion course. Repeatable one time. Pre: consent.

ETEC 514 Professional Development Education Technology IV (3) Specialized topics reflecting interests and needs of faculty in current issues of technology integration. Combined lecture, lab and discussion course. Repeatable one time. Pre: consent.

ETEC 600 Theory and Practice in Educational Technology (3) The profession of educational technology and the role of instructional designers. Theoretical and philosophical foundations underlying practice that include instructional systems theory, needs assessment, change theory, and relevant learning models. Practical applications of these theories to solve instructional problems in real-life settings. A-F only. Pre: ETEC majors or consent.

ETEC 601 Ed Tech Research Review (3) Review of existing research in media/ed technology, with activities leading to the preparation of final study or project proposal. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: ETEC major or consent.

ETEC 602 Teaching/Training Technologies (3) Innovative technological advances for use in teaching and training, and their evaluation in terms of instructional goals. A-F only. Pre: consent.

ETEC 603 Instructional Design and Development (3) Basic concepts and techniques of instructional design and development, for application to solving instructional problems in real-life situations. A-F only.

ETEC 605 Conducting Ed Tech Research (3) Application of methodological and statistical concepts to students’ own research projects. Formative and summative evaluation, measurements, descriptive and inferential statistics. A-F only. Pre: ETEC major.

ETEC 620 Visual Design (3) Theory and practice involved in planning and producing instructional graphic material for desktop publishing and computer-based presentation. A-F only.

ETEC 630 Video/TV Design (3) Development and utilization of television programs for the purpose of improving the teaching-learning process. A-F only. Pre: consent.

ETEC 644 Programming Concepts/Structures (3) Concepts and structures of microcomputer instruction; laboratory experience. Pre: 442 or consent.

ETEC 645 Design Web-based Instruction (3) The design and development of instruction for Web and internet delivery. Integration of HTML, Java, and current Web authoring software will be employed to create instructional Web sites. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: consent.

ETEC 647 Hypermedia Design (3) The utilization and application of computer interactive systems including the use of advanced authoring tools, combining unique advantages of video, motion, imagery, and sound with current instructional processes in student-centered learning. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: consent.

ETEC 648 (Alpha) Computer Authoring (3) Conceptualization of instructional design and its application to the development of particular types of software, utilization or environment: (B) assisted instruction (CAI); (C) managed instruction; (D) virtual reality; (E) animation. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: consent.

ETEC 649 Development of Online Courseware (3) Planning, design, and development of online instruction for educational and training settings. Implementation of online course elements such as student interaction, course management, testing, and content delivery using an authoring environment such as Web Course Tools or equivalent. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: consent.

ETEC 650 Instructional Technology Services Management (3) Applying theory of management in instructional technology support services and delivery systems. Pre: consent.

ETEC 661 Distance Education Technology (3) Technical and instructional considerations for developing, delivering, managing, and evaluating distance education including voice, video, and data transmission techniques. Interactive delivery over Hawai‘i Interactive Television System. Repeatable one time. Pre: consent.

ETEC 662 Computer Networks in Education (3) Design, installation, and management of computer networks for administrative and instructional uses, with particular focus on local area network issues. Pre: consent.

ETEC 663 Planning for Technology and Resources (3) Planning, needs assessment, and change theory applied to the development and evaluation of long-range plans and the communication of a vision for technology in education. Pre: consent.

ETEC 664 Technology and Instructional Applications (3) Evaluating products; planning for professional development; designing for and applying in-service training in: instructional design, teacher presentations, direction of student productions, and facilitating computer-managed instruction. Pre: consent.

ETEC 667 Tech in Nontech Disciplines I (3) Designed for non-tech disciplines, course focuses on building and facilitating student success in selected computer, distance learning, Web, and Internet technologies through the exploration, understanding, application, and integration of key concepts and skills. Not for ETEC majors. A-F only. Pre: 442 or consent.

ETEC 668 Tech in Nontech Disciplines II (3) Designed for non-tech disciplines, course builds upon the concepts and skills learned in ETEC 667 by presenting, for mastery, more complex technological concepts and skills involved in the design and creation of information on the Web. Not for ETEC majors. A-F only. Pre: 667.

ETEC 670 Media and Technological Product Evaluation (3) Evaluation process, sources and instruments applicable to systematic appraisal of technology systems, hardware, software, and other instructional resources. Repeatable two times. A-F only. Pre: consent.

ETEC 679 Education and Communication Technologies (3) Role and impact of communication technologies in contemporary educational institutions. Application and adaptation of such technologies to instructional (i.e., teaching as well as learning) activities and ramifications of these technologies on administrative structure of schools. A-F only.

ETEC 680 Professional Ethics and Media (3) Examining and conveying an ethical vision of the role and impact of communication technologies in contemporary education and training situations; communicating that vision by designing technology-based displays using newer technologies. A-F only.

ETEC 686 Information Literacy and Learning Resources (3) Emphasis on a process approach to information literacy and integration of information literacy instruction with components of elementary and secondary curricula. Covers evaluation and use of print and nonprint/electronic resources in various content areas. (Cross-listed as LIS 686)

ETEC 687 Instructional Development Practicum (3) Practicum in instructional development and design in academic, agency, and private industry settings, under close supervision, plus regular class meetings in seminar format. Pre: consent.

ETEC 688 Educational Technology Practicum (3) Practicum in educational technology applications in academic or non-academic settings, under close supervision, plus regular class meetings. Pre: consent.

ETEC 690 Seminar and Internship in Technology Leadership (3) Supervised activity in application of technology to teaching/training experiences. Repeatable. Pre: ETEC major and consent.

ETEC 699 Directed Reading and/or Research (V) Individual reading and/or research. Repeatable for 3 credit hours maximum each time. Pre: consent of department chair.

ETEC 700 Thesis Research (V) Research for master’s thesis.

ETEC 750 (Alpha) Seminar in Educational Technology Issues (3) Study and discussion of significant topics and problems. (B) instructional development (Pre: 603 and consent); (C) telecommunications (Pre: consent); (D) the future (Pre: consent).

ETEC 699 Directed Reading and/or Research (V) Individual reading and/or research. Repeatable for 3 credit hours maximum each time. Pre: consent of department chair.

ETEC 700 Thesis Research (V) Research for master’s thesis.

ETEC 750 (Alpha) Seminar in Educational Technology Issues (3) Study and discussion of significant topics and problems. (B) instructional development (Pre: 603 and consent); (C) telecommunications (Pre: consent); (D) the future (Pre: consent).