Mississippi State University

Course Requirements

Minimum hours to complete this program – 33 Hours

Required Courses (15 hours)

TKT 8693 Multiple Perspectives on Instructional Technology - Three hours lecture. This course surveys major theoretical perspectives of instructional design, and examines related research and applications in a variety of instructional design settings.

TKT 8703 Trends and Issues in Instructional Systems and Technology - Three hours lecture. Focuses on the trends, issues, theories, and applications of instructional systems. It introduces the areas of instructional design, multimedia, distance education, and human performance technologies.

TKT 8713 Research in Instructional Systems & Workforce Development - Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. This course deals with the research process as related to Instruction Systems and Workforce Development (ISWD) from idea formulation through data analysis and interpretation.

TKT 8793 Directed Project and Portfolio Development - Three hours lecture. The course focuses on the development and presentation of a project and a portfolio based on the student’s program area of concentration. Evaluation by jury.

TKT 8843 Foundations of Instructional Systems and Technology- Three hours lecture. An examination of the foundation and philosophical knowledge for instructional systems and design models including evaluation of instructional design processes.

Concentrations Areas (12 hours; Choose One)

Instructional Design Concentration:

TKT 8523 Project Management in Instructional Design - Three hours lecture. This course reviews multimedia design principles that are based on empirical research studies and the cognitive theory of multimedia learning to foster effective multimedia instruction.

TKT 8533 Evaluation and Assessment in Instructional Systems & Technology - Three hours lecture. Focus on the effective course/program evaluation and assessment methods, theories, and applications in instructional systems and technology.

TKT 8623 Instructional Design I - Three hours lecture. The analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of instruction for organizations.

TKT 8723 Instructional Design II- (Prerequisite: TKT 8623). Three hours lecture. Advanced application of instructional design for organizations

Distance Education Concentration:

TKT 8533 Evaluation and Assessment in Instructional Systems & Technology - Three hours lecture. Focus on the effective course/program evaluation and assessment methods, theories, and applications in instructional systems and technology.

TKT 8813 Foundations of Distance Education - Three hour lecture. This course investigates foundation of distance education and trends and issues such as administration, design, development, implementation, instructional challenges, and evaluation in distance education.

TKT 8823 Design, Delivery, and Management of Distance Education - Three hour lecture. This course focuses on major theories and practices related to the design, delivery and management of distance education programs.

TKT 8853 Learning Technologies in Distance Education - Three hours lecture. This course investigates theoretical concepts of online learning. With this understanding, students will then experience creating a practical e-learning module using an e-learning authoring system.

Multimedia Concentration:

TKT 8443 Theories of Multimedia Learning - Three hours lecture. This course reviews multimedia design principles that are based on empirical research studies and the cognitive theory of multimedia learning to foster effective multimedia instruction.

TKT 8543 Multimedia Design I - Three hours lecture. This course focuses on major principles and guidelines for creating instructional graphics and provides hands-on skills in graphic design.

TKT 8643 Multimedia Design II - (Prerequisite: TKT 8543). Three hours lecture. This course focuses on the concepts, issues, and practices for creating effective instructional videos and provides hands-on skills in digital video production.

TKT 8743 Interactive Media - (Prerequisite: TKT 8643). Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. This course will provide experiences in investigating, designing, developing and integrating a variety of interactive instructional media

Non-Thesis Option Elective (6 hours)

Thesis Option Electives (6 hours)