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NOTE: EDTEC 561 is undergoing significant revisions and the new syllabus will be available on August 26.


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EDTEC 561 features performance outcomes that directly reflect the standards that underlie the EDTEC Master's program. This page details each outcome and the standard(s) with which it is most closely associated.

EDTEC 561 features performance outcomes that directly reflect the competencies that underlie the EDTEC Master's program. This page details each outcome and the competencies with which it is most closely associated.

On completion of EDTEC 561 you will be able to:

  • Conceive and design an educational video, including documenting the design using appropriate tools such as outline, treatment, script, and story board. [Communication; Processes; Interpersonal]
  • Use at least the basic features of a new (to you) multimedia development tool. [Technical]
  • Consider various methods (in a class, on your own, with a coach, etc.) and products (user guides, print or online tutorials, online help, videotapes, etc.) for learning new software applications. [Technical]
  • Reflect on the methods and products you find to be most effective for you, personally, for learning new software applications. [Character; Professional & Career]
  • Survey current research on educational multimedia and instructional message design. [Principles, Theories & Models]
  • Evaluate current research on a specific topic and relate it to your own interests and professional needs. [Professional & Career]
  • Write references using APA publication guidelines. [Professional & Career]
  • Conceive and plan a short educational video program based on given content and target audience, to satisfy a client/subject matter expert. [Processes]
  • Prepare a content outline specifying the main themes and points of view for inclusion in an educational video. [Cognitive]
  • Cultivate practices that foster your own creativity and satisfaction with your work. [Character]
  • Draft a narrative treatment to help your client "envision" and approve the planned educational video. [Communication]
  • Write a script for the planned educational video, using an appropiate script format. [Communication]
  • Draw a storyboard for the planned educational video, incorporating appropriate picture composition, sequencing, camera and actor moves and transitions. [Communication]
  • Develop a production plan for the development of an educational video. [Communication; Systems]s
  • Shoot an educational video implementing the script and storyboard, with acceptable sound and picture quality. [Technical; Communication; Interpersonal]
  • Edit an educational video to comply with appropriate style guides and other specifications.
    [Processes; Communication; Technical]
  • Consider audience and content to conceive and plan an educational multimedia Web page. [Principles, Theories & Models]
  • Draw storyboards to communicate to the site editor your designs for the educational multimedia Web page and included media elements. [Systems; Communication]
  • Build a prototype of your design for an educational multimedia Web page.
    [Processes; Communication; Technical]
  • Test your educational multimedia Web page for usability, readability, and learnability. [Technical; Communication]