Keiser University’s Education Specialist degree in Instructional Design and Technology program enables students to contribute to the education profession through independent learning and scholarship. Upon completion of this program, students are able to:
- Evaluate and apply current practices in course, program, and training development using effective instructional design and models supporting technology-based learning in various instructional situations.
- Continue to renew and develop expertise in the field of instructional design technology demonstrated by effective written, spoken, and digital communication.li>
- Evaluate and assess a range of technology-based learning models and integrate the use of effective technologies in supporting learner success.li>
- Explore and extrapolate implications in the advancement of future technologies in education and training on a global basis.
Apply the skills and knowledge required in the use of multimedia applications in the development of training and learning activities.
- Student demonstrates professional communication skills in writing through organizing, thinking critically, and communicating ideas and information in documents, presentations, and publications.
Prerequisites for Major Courses
- Master’s degree from an accredited institution.
Note: Courses in the Education Specialist program are eight-weeks in length and students are scheduled for one or two courses concurrently.
To receive an Education Specialist degree, students must earn 30 graduate semester hours. Twenty-four of the program hours must be completed through Keiser University. Students must pass a Comprehensive Examination at the completion of coursework. Program requirements are as follows:
|Educational Specialist in Educational Leadership Major Core Courses ( 30.0 credit hours )|
|Foundation Courses ( 18.0 credit hours )|
|Policy, Politics, and Community Relations||3.0 credit hours|
|Ethical and Legal Issues in Education/Leadership||3.0 credit hours|
|Designing Training and Performance Solutions||3.0 credit hours|
|Leading Technologies Innovation||3.0 credit hours|
|Funding of Educational Institutions||3.0 credit hours|
|Curriculum Design||3.0 credit hours|
|Instructional Design and Technology Core Courses ( 12.0 credit hours )|
|Instructional Design Theory||3.0 credit hours|
|Analysis and Design of Technology- Based Learning Models||3.0 credit hours|
|Instructional Multimedia||3.0 credit hours|
|Current Issues in Instructional Technology||3.0 credit hours|
|Comprehensive Exam||Passing Score|
- Dr. Sue Adragna, Chair–Educational Leadership, Adult Education, Curriculum Instruction
- Dr. Kelly Gatewood, Chair–Instructional Design and Technology
- Dr. Andrea Thompson
- Dr. Jessica Fuda-Daddio
- Dr. Michelle Bridgewater
- Dr. Terri Bubb
- Dr. Cynthia Glenn
- Dr. Larry Pace
- Dr. Theresa Rouse
- Dr. Kelly Schwirzke
- Dr. Stephanie VanDeVenter
- Dr. Ashlee Wood
- Dr. Jackie Booth, Chair of the Master of Science in Education
- Dr. Richard Dietzel
- Dr. Jim Hutton
- Dr. Brian Keintz
- Dr. Andrew Kirschner
- Dr. Salla Lozada
- Dr. Manuel Rosa
- Dr. Steve Roth
- Dr. Dianna Martin