General Education

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Department of Learning, Technology and Leadership Education

Dr. Diane Foucar-Szocki, Head

Location: Memorial Hall, Room 3110
Phone: (540) 568-8012
E-mail: foucardl@jmu.edu
Web site: http://welcome.coe.jmu.edu/learninged/

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Professors
D. Foucar-Szocki, O. Griffin

Associate Professors
J. Kidd, S Purcell, T. Thomas, S. Wasta

Assistant Professors
R. Clemens, M. Estes, K. Kellism, I. Macgillivray, D. Perritt, D. Wilcox

Instructors
L. Huffman, R. Snow, N. Swayne

Educational Media Minor
Human Resource Development Minor

Educational Media Minor

Dr. Diane L. Foucar-Szocki, Head
Phone: (540) 568-2291
E-mail: foucardl@jmu.edu

The minor program in educational media is designed for students preparing for employment in education, business, communications or any other field in which the communication of instructional or training messages is an integral part. Skills and knowledge gained in this minor are drawn from the following areas: learning strategies, group dynamics, equipment utilization, production and evaluation of materials, message design and locating information.

The educational media minor requires a minimum of 18 credit hours selected in consultation with an adviser for this program.

Required Courses
Credit Hours
EDUC 150. Information in Contemporary Society
3
EDUC 370. Instructional Technology
3
EDUC 332. Single Camera TV Operation
1
EDUC 336. Photography in Education
1
EDUC 339. Production of Instructional Materials
1
GPSYC 101. General Psychology
3
SCOM 260. Introduction to Public Relations
3
Elective(s) (approved by adviser)
3

 
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Human Resource Development Minor

Dr. Diane L. Foucar-Szocki, Head
Phone: (540) 568-2291
E-mail: foucardl@jmu.edu

The purpose of the human resource development minor is to provide students with a strong orientation in the skills necessary to develop and implement professional development and performance improvement programs and materials. It is designed to provide students from a wide variety of content disciplines additional experiences and skill bases to seek employment in public and private sectors in the fields of training and development and performance improvement. Students who minor in human resource development must complete 18 hours of course work, including EDUC 370.

Requirements
Credit Hours
EDUC 370. Instructional Technology
3
HRD 240. Principles of Human Resource Development
3
HRD 245. Leadership in Organizational Settings
3
HRD 370. Occupational Task Analysis
3
HRD 480. Learning in Adulthood
3
HRD 485. Development of Materials and Programs
3

 
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