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Learning, Technology and Leadership Education

 

College of Education

 

LTLE 150. Information in Contemporary Society.

3 credits.
Concerns the individual's need for information, especially that which will assist in solving problems related to everyday needs and interests and with the agencies and resources which can help to meet those needs. Will not count as social science course for teacher licensure.


LTLE 240. Introduction to Human Resource Development.

3 credits.
An introduction to the role and scope of human resource development with particular emphasis on required competencies for HRD professionals. Critical moral and ethical issues are introduced. Prerequisite: Must be declared HRD or educational media minor.


LTLE 245. Leadership in Organizational Settings.

3 credits.
An examination of the principles of leadership and their application to group settings. Emphasis will be placed on the critical appraisal of the facets of leadership through the use of cases and readings. Prerequisite: Must be declared HRD or educational media minor.


LTLE 370. Instructional Technology.

3 credits.
Principles and procedures of a teaching/learning process designed to provide reliable, effective instruction to learners through systematic application of instructional technology. Includes selecting, producing, evaluating and utilizing nonprint media and equipment for application to instructional process.


LTLE 372. Visual Literacy.

3 credits.
This foundational course will cultivate the ability to evaluate and create conceptual visual representations. Students will practice the necessary critical attitude, principles, tools and feedback to develop their own high-quality graphics for learning and performance. Topics also include the impact of visual literacy on the learning process related to instructional design, instructional technology and information presentation.


LTLE 374. Photography for Learning.

1 credit.
Students will develop a basic understanding of the principles of photography, including the use of related digital equipment and the 35mm SLR camera. Note: All needed equipment will be supplied.


LTLE 375. Selected Topics in Media.

1-3 credits.
An in-depth study of a narrowly defined topic or practice in media. May be repeated for credit when course content changes.


LTLE 376. Video for Learning.

1 credit.
Students will develop an intermediate understanding of the principles of instructional video design, production and post-production editing including the use of related hardware and software. All needed equipment will be supplied.


LTLE 378. Web Design for Learning.

1 credit.
Students will develop an intermediate understanding of the principles of website design including the use of HTML and design templates. Note: Server space will be provided for one semester. Students may move their websites to another server space afterward.


LTLE 380. Performance and Task Analysis in Human Resource Development.

3 credits.
Provides the basic skill level for students in the area of performance analysis and subsequent assessment. Particular emphasis is placed on actual analysis and assessment situations with application to program and curricular design. Prerequisites: Human resource development minor and LTLE 240.


LTLE 385. Foundations of Instructional Design.

3 credits.
The purpose of this course is to apply instructional theory to the creation of instructionally sound education programs and materials.


LTLE 400. LTLE Internship.

3 credits.
A structured internship experience designed to provide students with the opportunity to contribute within an actual work setting the role and scope of human resource development efforts. Minimum 400-hour experience approved by the program coordinator. Credit may not be earned for both LTLE 400 and 401. Prerequisite: Adviser permission required.


LTLE 470. Diversity and International Human Resource Development.

3 credits.
The course prepares students for meeting the challenges presented by globalization and workforce diversity in HRD. Topics include the impact of increasing globalization and diversity on HRD and the workplace, cross-cultural communications, conflict resolution in diversity settings, global diversity management, ethics and cross-culture leadership competencies. It examines and explores theories and techniques for dealing with institutional "isms" (e.g. multiculturalism, sexism, ageism). Prerequisites: LTLE 240 and LTLE 245; Must be a human resource development or educational media minor or major.


LTLE 475. Seminar in Leadership.

3 credits.
Designed to provide senior-level students with the opportunity to face some of the dilemmas of leadership. Students will be encouraged to critically examine leaders and organizations to draw from real events the ambiguities of leadership. Course will involve extensive reading, case work and a range of guest speakers. Prerequisite: LTLE 245.


LTLE 480. Learning in Adulthood.

3 credits.
A study of the learning processes of the adult learner with an emphasis on adaptations of the instructional process to accommodate the differences inherent in the adult learning environment. Practical applications to actual adult learning situations are included.


LTLE 485. Development of Materials and Programs.

3 credits.
This course is designed to provide students with the basic skills necessary to design and develop performance-based training programs and courses. Emphasis will be placed on the actual design and development of training materials. Prerequisites: LTLE 240, LTLE 245, LTLE 370 and LTLE 380.


LTLE 490. Special Study in LTLE.

1-3 credits.
Designed to provide in-depth and up-to-date exposure to the topics/issues pertinent to human resource development and allow students to explore topics of special interest in human resource development. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.


 

 

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