CECS 5110 (3 hours) - COMPUTER-ASSISTED INSTRUCTION
Study and analysis of the use of the computer to deliver instruction. Topics include design, development, and review techniques for CAI, current trends in CAI technology and lesson development with an authoring language.
CECS 5200 (3 hours) - TECHNOLOGICAL MEDIA IN EDUCATION
Selection, utilization, and evaluation of electronic instructional media, and techniques used in the instructional programs of education and industry.
CECS 5210 (3 hours) - INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEMS DESIGN
The design of instructional systems is examined through research reports on the theoretical assumptions of learning and analysis of learning systems as they apply to the development of educational and instructional training programs.
CECS 5260 (3 hours) - COMPUTER GRAPHICS FOR MEDIA
PRESENTATIONS - A
Application of computer graphics to the preparation of media materials. Includes principles of graphics communication, concepts in computer graphics, graphics input systems, graphics manipulation software, and graphics output systems.
CECS 5300 (3 hours) - COGNITIVE SYSTEMS - B
The study and analysis of models of cognitive systems, including acquiring, manipulating, storing, interpreting, and using information; special emphasis on the unique interactions between human information processing and computer-based processing as they apply to the instructional environment.
CECS 5310 (3 hours) - HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION
Study of the human as an information processor. Computer interface design that takes into consideration human capabilities and limitations. Educational implications of system input/output facilities. Impact upon instructional system design.
CECS 5400 (3 hours) - EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Development of educational telecommunication in the United States; theories and practices.
CECS 5420 (3 hours) - NAVIGATING THE INTERNET
Course to aid educators and training professionals in developing robust techniques for locating and utilizing Internet resources in their day-to-day activities. Selected exercises from representative categories of tools such as: Telnet, ftp, gopher, WWW, Archie, Veronica, WAIS.
CECS 5450 (3 hours) - BUILDING INTERNET INFORMATION
SERVICES - A
Design and implementation of Internet information services including FTP, GOPHER, and the World Wide Web. Course content includes the organization and presentation of content, design of user interfaces, and study of the interaction between user interface design and the performance limitation of low-bandwidth network connections. Special attention will be paid to the delivery of instructional materials across the Internet, and the policy implications of providing minors with Internet access. Students will both design and build various information services using software tools and hardware platforms representative of those used in education and training.
CECS 5460 (3 hours) - COMPUTER NETWORKS FOR EDUCATIONAL
ENVIRONMENTS - A
Study of computer networks used in support of education and training. Includes topics in network topologies, wiring, administration, user training, risk management, and disaster recovery. Special emphasis is placed on the application of network technologies to K-12 educational environments, higher education, and the training environments of business, industry and the military.
CECS 5500 (3 hours) - COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR
CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION - A
Designed for both elementary and secondary teachers; skills and methods necessary to implement computer applications within the curriculum. Methods for managing the computer in the classroom, courseware implementation, utilization of word processing, data bases, spreadsheets, and telecommunications within the curriculum. Methods of teaching computer programming.
CECS 5550 (3 hours) - COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR
EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION - A
Study and analysis of the use of technology in the administration of education with emphasis on using microcomputer applications to facilitate administrative activities; planning for the incorporation of technology into district/campus-wide instructional programs; and promoting education via the use of technology.
CECS 5570 (3 hours) - ETHICAL, LEGAL, & PROFESSIONAL
ISSUES IN COMPUTING - A
Designed to provide students with a basic framework for appropriately using varied forms of technology in educational and business settings. Course starts with a basic understanding of the moral, legal, and professional uses of computers and information technology. It continues with accountability issues, freedom of expression, associated legal implications, copyright issues, security, and privacy.
CECS 5580 (3 hours) - READINGS IN CECS - B
Broad reading in a defined area of technology in education related to the student's research interest. Requires the critical evaluation of sources with particular emphasis on methodological issues. Reading proposal requires prior approval by instructor and advisor.
CECS 5900-704 (3 hours) - WEB BASED TESTING DESIGN & IMPLEMENTATION - A
Independent study and research. Using Asymetrix ToolBook II, I designed and implemented a web based interactive final exam, for CECS 5400. Results of the exam were automatically scored and shown to the student, as well as being electronically sent to the instructor.
CECS 5900-707 (3 hours) - WEB SITE DESIGN & IMPLEMENTATION -
Independent study and research. I designed and implemented two Internet web sites for the Technology & Cognition Department of the College of Education. They are for the Applied Technology, Training, and Development program, and the Educational Research program.
CECS 6210 (3 hours) -
INTERACTIVE VIDEO - A
Utilization of research and application of interactive, multimedia computer technologies in the the design and production of interactive learning systems. Emphasis on leading-edge delivery technologies. This advanced course explores the latest technologies in delivering digital multimedia materials. Students learn about the technologies for developing and delivering interactive multimedia content for the delivery of information. The emphasis will be placed on the delivery of multimedia across computer networks with special attention to delivering streaming content across the Internet.
CECS 6400 (3 hours) - ADMINISTRATION OF TECHNOLOGY-BASED
FACILITIES - A
Study and analysis of facility design, organizational patterns, administrative strategies and alternative structures for achieving and evaluating media based instructional and production components. Includes selection, procurement and control of hardware and software inventories. Management tools including protection of intellectual property, security issues and budgeting strategies are discussed.
CECS 6800 (3 hours) - PHILOSOPHY OF COMPUTING - A
Study of the computer related technology issues humans face and that affect the individual and society in general. Topics include: Internet, AI, Distance Learning, Access and Equity.
SLIS 5660 (3 hours) - GOVERNMENT INFORMATION &
ACCESS SERVICES - A
Information resources and services of the United States government; their nature, use, acquisition and organization. Includes some study of the information resources and services of municipal and state governments, the United Nations and selected foreign countries.
SLIS 5711 (3 hours) - INTERNET APPLICATIONS, SERVICES, & MANAGEMENT FOR INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS - A
The technology, applications, resources, and service opportunities of the Internet and the networked environment. Development of awareness, understanding, and knowledge of the Internet from the perspectives of technology, standards, content, organization, policy, and users. Conceptual and practical aspects related to the development and management of networked applications, networked resources, and networked services for use in information environments and information-based organizations.
SLIS 5714 (3 hours) - WEB SITE DEVELOPMENT &
MAINTENANCE - A
This course is designed to meet the need of government and industry for entry level personnel capable of establishing a website, composing text and graphics for the site, writing scripts for the site for interactive applications, installing search engines and servers, and creating reports on site usage.
SLIS 6900-706 / SLIS 6910-705 (6 hours) - WEB BASED DISTANCE LEARNING - A
Independent study and research. I implemented a university course using web based distance learning, by video taping the content of a CECS graduate level course, and converting it for delivery from a web site. To do this, I digitized and edited VHS video taped lectures of CECS 5210 "Instructional Systems Design", using Asymetrix Digital Video Producer. I then converted and compressed these lectures using Real System's production software. These video lectures are available to students over the Internet from a streaming video server in various speeds, in Real Media G2 format.
EDER 6005 (3 hours) - STATISTICAL SIMULATION & THEORY - A
Statistical experiments are conducted using Basic on various subject matter including descriptive statistics, probability & frequency distributions, sampling & inference, bootstrap, jackknife, and power.
EDER 6010 (3 hours) - STATISTICS FOR EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH - B
The application of statistical techniques to research in education; the development of skills in interpreting statistical concepts. Analysis of variance, multiple comparisons, non-parametric statistics, test construction statistics and multiple correlation.
EDER 6020 (3 hours) - METHODS OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH
Analysis of quantitative and qualitative methods for research design, product development and evaluation in education.
EDER 6240 (3 hours) - EDUCATIONAL DATA PROCESSING - A
Computing systems and their impact on the planning and implementation of educational research projects. Emphasis on statistical packages, SAS language, organization and collection of data, computing hardware and software, and various display techniques.