Learning Design and Technology (Ph.D.)
Admission to the Ph.D. and Ed.D. programs in Learning and Design Technology requires completion of the Verbal, Quantitative and Writing sections of the Graduate Record Examination, four academic letters of recommendation, a statement of research interests, and a resume.
The general requirements for these degrees are stated at Doctor Degrees.
Core requirements in the major include:
|LDT 7100||Foundations of Instructional Technology||3|
|LDT 7111||Design Thinking and Knowledge||4|
|LDT 7150||Evaluation of Learning and Performance||4|
|LDT 7320||Human Performance Technology||4|
|LDT 8100||Background, Issues and Trends in Instructional Technology||4|
|LDT 8110||Advanced Instructional Design Theory and Research||4|
In addition, Ph.D. students are required to complete sixteen credits in LDT professional focus areas.
Students with a K-12 Technology Integration focus must take a minimum of six credits in Foundations of Education (Doctoral Seminars). Two courses are to be selected from:
|EHP 9600||Doctoral Seminar in Philosophy of Education||3|
|EDP 9310||Doctoral Seminar in Educational Psychology||3|
|EDS 9620||Doctoral Seminar in Educational Sociology||3|
|TED 9130||Doctoral Seminar in Curriculum and Instruction||3|
|EDA 9790||Doctoral Seminar in Educational Administration||3|
Eighteen credits in research courses are required in this program for both Ph.D. and Ed.D. students.
Ph.D students are to elect:
|EER 7630||Fundamentals of Statistics||3|
|EER 7870||Fundamentals of Qualitative Research||3|
|Select one of the following:||3-4|
|Fundamentals of Ethnographic Research|
|Advanced Qualitative Evaluation: Theory and Practice|
|Variance and Covariance Analysis|
|LDT 9105||Conducting Research in Learning Design and Technology||4|
|LDT 9110||Advanced Research Seminar and Practicum||4|
Additional coursework is required in a cognate area and in dissertation research requirements.
A minimum of ninety credits are required for a doctoral degree in Learning Design and Technology. All doctoral committees must include a minimum of two faculty members from Learning Design and Technology; three LDT faculty members are preferred for Ph.D. students. All Plans of Work are developed in consultation with the student's assigned advisor.