2017-18 Academic Catalog

Instructional Systems and Workforce Development

Department Head: Dr. Trey Martindale
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Chien Yu

100 Industrial Education Building
Box 9730
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Telephone: 662-325-2281
Fax: 662-325-7599
E-mail: esm229@msstate.edu

Master of Science in Instructional Technology (MSIT) Program Coordinator: Dr. Chien Yu
Starkville and Distance Campuses
259 IED Building
Telephone: 662-325-2281
E-mail: CYu@colled.msstate.edu

Master of Science in Technology (MST) Program Coordinator: Dr. Linda F. Cornelious
256 IED Building
Telephone: 662-325-2281
E-mail:  LCornelious@colled.msstate.edu

Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) Program Coordinator: Dr. Mabel Okojie
214A IED Building
Telephone: 662-325-2281
E-mail: MOkojie@colled.msstate.edu

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Instructional Systems and Workforce Development Program Coordinator: Dr. James Adams
214B IED Building
Telephone: 662-325-2281
E-mail: JAdams@colled.msstate.edu

Veterans' Certificate Program Coordinator: Dr. Linda F. Cornelious
Distance Campus
256 IED Building
Telephone: 662-325-2281
E-mail: LCornelious@colled.msstate.edu

The Department of Instructional Systems and Workforce Development (ISWD) offers graduate coursework leading to master’s degrees in Technology (MST) and Instructional Technology (MSIT). The master’s programs are offered with a thesis option, requiring a minimum of 30 semester credit hours for the MST program and 33 semester credit hours for the MSIT program; the non-thesis option is also offered. The educational specialist degree may be earned with a major in Education and a concentration in Technology. A doctor of philosophy degree program in Instructional Systems and Workforce Development is also available. In addition, the department offers a Veterans' Certificate Program.  For more information, contact the Department of Instructional Systems and Workforce Development.

Admission Criteria

Prerequisites for admission into the graduate program include all the general requirements of the Office of the Graduate School.  In addition, scores from all sections of the GRE must be submitted.  International students must obtain a minimum TOEFL score of 550 PBT (79 iBT) or a minimum IELTS score of 6.5.

A student applying for admission into the Department of Instructional Systems and Workforce Development must submit the complete application packet to the Office of the Graduate School no later than:

Applying For Domestic Deadline International Deadline
Summer first 5-week April 1 March 1
Summer second 5-week April 1 March 1
Summer 10-week April 1 March 1
Fall July 1 May 1
Spring November 1 September 1

No applications are accepted after these deadlines for the respective admission semester.

A complete admission packet consists of the following requirements.

  • Application to the graduate degree program
  • Three letters of recommendation (preferably from faculty and administrators who can comment about your scholarly ability)
  • Statement of purpose (a minimum of one page, single-spaced.  In the statement, please make sure to address the following
    For the PhD degree:
      1. describe the purpose of applying for the Ph.D. degree in this program area
      2. identify your research interest
      3. discuss your career goals
    For the Master's/Specialist degree:
      1. describe the purpose of applying for the degree in this program area
      2. discuss your career goals
  • Official scores from all sections of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) less than five years old
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended

Full admission to any department graduate program requires a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher from a four--year accredited institution or a minimum graduate GPA of 3.00 or higher on previous graduate work from an accredited institution. The Ed.S. degree also requires an earned master's degree from an accredited institution.

Provisional Admission

An applicant who has not fully met the GPA requirement stipulated by the University may be admitted on a provisional basis. The provisionally-admitted student is eligible for a change to regular status after receiving a 3.00 GPA on the first 9 hours of graduate courses at Mississippi State University (with no grade lower than a C).  The first 9 hours of graduate courses must be within the student's program of study.  Courses with an S grade, transfer credits, or credits earned while in Unclassified status cannot be used to satisfy this requirement.  If a 3.00 is not attained, the provisional student shall be dismissed from the graduate program.  Academic departments may set higher standards for students to fulfill provisional requirements; a student admitted with provisional status should contact the graduate coordinator for the program’s specific requirements.  While in the provisional status, a student is not eligible to hold a graduate assistantship.

Readmission Criteria

The Department of Instructional Systems and Workforce Development requires that a student who has not been enrolled for three consecutive semesters must submit a readmission application that includes new GRE scores (if the GRE is older than five years), three letters of recommendation (if they are older than three years since the last application), and a revised statement of purpose that (1) describes the purpose of reapplying, (2) discusses the applicant's career goals, (3) explains how circumstances have changed making academic improvement a realistic goals, and (4) identifies the applicant's research interest (Ph.D. students only).

Academic Performance

Unsatisfactory performance is defined as any of the following.

  • Failure to maintain a B average in graduate courses attempted after admission to the program (i.e., program and non-program courses)
  • A grade of U, D, or F in any one course
  • More than 6 credit hours of C grades
  • Failure of the preliminary/comprehensive examination
  • Unsatisfactory evaluation of a thesis or dissertation
  • Failure of the research defense
  • Any other failure of a required component of one’s program of study

Any one of these or a combination will constitute the basis for review for possible dismissal.  If unsatisfactory performance is determined, the graduate coordinator, the major professor, and the dean will review the student's record and determine a course of action:  immediate dismissal or the establishment of a probationary period in which corrective action must take place.  [It is the major professor's responsibility to ensure that any student who has performed unsatisfactorily be recommended for termination from the degree program before the beginning of the subsequent semester.]

Appeal of dismissal can be made by submitting a written appeal statement to the graduate coordinator and/or department head.  If the dismissal, upon the student's appeal, is upheld by the graduate coordinator and/or department head, the student can then submit a written appeal to the Dean of the College of Education.  If the student is not satisfied with the decision of the Dean, he/she may choose to submit a final appeal of the dismissal to the Provost.  See the Academic Dismissal Appeal Procedure in this Graduate Catalog.

Master of Science in Technology (M.S.T.) - with concentrations in Endorsements, Technology Facilitator/Administration or Improving Instruction Using Technology (Thesis or Non-Thesis Options)

Required Courses15
Grant Writing Essentials
Content and Methods of Teaching in Career and Technology Education
Philosophy and Administration of Career and Technology Education
Contemporary Issues in Curriculum Planning in ISWD
Function and Methods of Research in Education
Choose one concentration and select 9 hours9
Concentration 1: Endorsements
Methods in Teaching Online
Method of Teaching Business Technology
Methods of Teaching STEM in the Middle School.
Methods of Teaching Career Pathways Experiences
Concentration 2: Technology Facilitator/Administrator
Evaluation and Assessment in Instructional Systems & Technology
Communication Tools in Technology for Teachers & Administrators
Strategic Technology Planning for Teachers and Administrators
Technology Issues for School Administrators
Design and Implementation of Data Networks
Concentration 3: Improving Instruction Using Technology
Communication Tools in Technology for Teachers & Administrators
Media for Presentations, Instruction and Gaming.
Design and Implementation of Data Networks
Integrating Technology for Meaningful Learning
Digital Tool for 21st Century Teaching and Learning
Choose Thesis or Non-Thesis Option6
Thesis Option
Thesis Research/ Thesis in Technology Teacher Education
Non-Thesis Option
Select electives.
Total Hours30

At least 15 hours must be from 8000-level courses.  A written comprehensive examination and an oral comprehensive examination in defense of the thesis are required. 

Master of Science in Instructional Technology (M.S.I.T.) - Thesis

Required Courses15
Multiple Perspectives on Instructional Systems and Technology
Trends and Issues in Instructional Systems
Research in Instructional Systems & Workforce Development
Directed Project and Portfolio Development
Foundations of Instructional Systems and Technology
Concentration (choose one concentration)12
Instructional Design Concentration:
Project Management in Instructional Design
Evaluation and Assessment in Instructional Systems & Technology
Instructional Design I
Instructional Design II
Distance Education Concentration:
Evaluation and Assessment in Instructional Systems & Technology
Foundations of Distance Education
Design, Delivery, & Management of Distance Education
Learning Technologies in Distance Education
Multimedia Concentration:
Theory of Multimedia Learning
Multimedia Design I
Multimedia Design II
Interactive Media
Thesis Option
TKT 8000Thesis Research/ Thesis in Technology Teacher Education6
Total Hours33

At least 12 hours must be from 8000-level courses.  A written comprehensive examination and an oral comprehensive examination in defense of the thesis are required. 

Master of Science in Instructional Technology (M.S.I.T.) - Non-Thesis

Required Courses15
Multiple Perspectives on Instructional Systems and Technology
Trends and Issues in Instructional Systems
Research in Instructional Systems & Workforce Development
Directed Project and Portfolio Development
Foundations of Instructional Systems and Technology
Concentration (choose one concentration)12
Instructional Design Concentration:
Project Management in Instructional Design
Evaluation and Assessment in Instructional Systems & Technology
Instructional Design I
Instructional Design II
Distance Education Concentration:
Evaluation and Assessment in Instructional Systems & Technology
Foundations of Distance Education
Design, Delivery, & Management of Distance Education
Learning Technologies in Distance Education
Multimedia Concentration:
Theory of Multimedia Learning
Multimedia Design I
Multimedia Design II
Interactive Media
Non-Thesis Option Electives6
Total Hours33

At least 15 hours must be from 8000-level courses.  A written comprehensive examination is required. 

Educational Specialist in Education (Ed.S.) with Concentration in Technology - Thesis

EPY 6214Educational and Psychological Statistics4
TKT 8000Thesis Research/ Thesis in Technology Teacher Education6
Additional courses selected with approval of the student’s graduate committee and the graduate coordinator21
Total Hours31

One-half or more of the hours must be from 8000-level courses. A final written comprehensive examination and thesis defense are required.

Educational Specialist in Education (Ed.S.) with Concentration in Technology - Non-Thesis

EPY 6214Educational and Psychological Statistics4
TKT 7000Directed Individual Study in Technology Teacher Education3
Additional courses selected with approval of the student’s graduate committee and the graduate coordinator24
Total Hours31

At least 15 hours must be from 8000-level course. A final written comprehensive examination is required.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Instructional Systems and Workforce Development

Research and Statistics Requirement
EPY 8214Advanced Educational and Psychological Statistics4
TKT 8243Research Problems in Instructional Systems and Workforce3
TKT 8713Research in Instructional Systems & Workforce Development3
Select three of the following:9
Advanced Analysis in Educational Research
Educational Research Design
Applied Research Seminar
Single-Subject Research Designs for Education
Introduction to Qualitative Research in Education
Qualitative Data Collection in Education
Qualitative Data Analysis and Presentation in Education
Foundations Courses
Select two of the following:6
Foundations, Trends and Issues in Workforce Development, Technology and Leadership Education
Contemporary Issues in Curriculum Planning in ISWD
Diversity in Work and Educational Environments
Postsecondary Courses
Select one of the following:3
Philosophy and Administration of Career and Technology Education
Content and Methods of Teaching in Career and Technology Education
Analysis of Workforce Education Programs and Survey Research in Workforce Development
Approved technology electives (see advisor) 124-30
Approved general electives (see advisor for list of approved general electives)12-18
TKT 9000Dissertation Research /Dissertation in Technology Teacher Education (hours and credits to be arranged)20
Total Hours90
1

A technology elective is any 6000-, 7000-, 8000-, or 9000-level course with a TKB/TKI/TKT prefix that is not included in the required courses.  If a student takes more than the required number of courses in research, foundations, or postsecondary, those courses will be classified as an approved general elective. 

The Doctor of Philosophy in Instructional Systems and Workforce Development (ISWD) is located within the College of Education and is designed to provide students with knowledge of instructional technology, research design methodologies to conduct research, foundations of education, and postsecondary education.

Each student is assigned a major professor and a committee.  A formal program of study is developed by the student with the advice and concurrence of the student’s major professor and other committee members no later than the student’s second semester of enrollment. A minimum of 90 semester hours of post-baccalaureate credit is necessary to meet the ISWD doctoral degree.  In order for the program to reflect students’ content areas in research and foundation levels, students must take two required research and statistics courses and two required foundations courses from the Department of Instructional Systems and Workforce Development (ISWD). The hours taken in these required classes will serve to meet the requirements for Research, Foundations, and Postsecondary and will not be reflective of the 24-30 hours needed to complete the Technology requirements.  Two-thirds or more of the hours on the doctoral program of study, exclusive of dissertation credits, must be in 8000-9000 level courses or their equivalent. Approved 7000 Directed Individual Study courses count toward this requirement.  Ordinarily no more than 6 semester hours of graduate credit earned in DIS courses or 6 semester hours of special problem courses may be included on the student’s approved program of study.  No more than 9 semester hours of a combination of DIS and special problem courses may be included on the student’s approved program of study.  Twenty hours of dissertation research, written and oral preliminary examinations, a dissertation, and an oral examination in defense of the dissertation are required. Minor courses are optional.

All department requirements must be completed, and all College of Education requirement courses must be completed to satisfy degree requirements prior to graduation.

Completion Requirements

All graduate students submitting a thesis or dissertation must attend the thesis/dissertation workshops conducted by the Library for the Department of Instructional Systems and Workforce Development prior to the application for the written comprehensive examination.  All students seeking the doctor of philosophy degree must satisfy research skills requirements before taking the written preliminary examination. 

Veterans' Certificate Program

The Veterans’ Certificate Program is offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The certificate is designed for anyone at any level who would like to serve veterans.  Employees of colleges and universities, corporations, government at all levels, and other professionals who are interested in serving veterans should obtain this certificate. As part of the University’s ongoing commitment to veterans, the certificate provides the knowledge, skills, and competencies that individuals will need to support veterans as they transition to civilian life.

The curriculum is designed to increase the capabilities of individuals within the federal and state governments, educational institutions, and private corporations who work with veterans’ issues. Individuals working in the educational benefits area will find this program of particular value. The attainment of the Veterans’ Certificate could be used as a precursor to position advancement within any governmental agency, federal or state, that deals with matters relevant to veterans.

For more information, contact the Department of Instructional Systems and Workforce Development, Box 9730, Mississippi State, MS 39762 or by email at iswd@colled.msstate.edu.  Information is also available at iswd.msstate.edu.

Prerequisite
TKB 3133Administrative Management and Procedures3
Required Courses
TKT 4403/6403Strategies for Campus Transition and Success for Veterans3
TKT 4413/6413Veterans’ Benefits and Certification-Policies and Procedures3
TKT 4423/6423History of Administration of Veterans’ Benefits3
TKT 4433/6433The Development of Veterans’ Benefits, Laws and Policies3
Total Hours15

Technology Teacher Education

TKT 6073 Instructional Materials Development and Use in Vocational Education: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. Development and use of lesson plans and supporting written and audio-visual materials

TKT 6103 Deliver of the Vocational-Technical Instructional Program: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. Methods and techniques of instructing vocational-technical students in the classroom and laboratory setting

TKT 6143 History and Philosophy of Career and Technology Education: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. History, development, aims, and purposes of career and technical education

TKT 6223 Management of the Vocational-Technical Leaning Environment: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. Techniques for organizing and managing vocational-technical education facilities, equipment, supplies, and instructional programs. Methods of managing and controlling student laboratory activities

TKT 6233 Design of the Vocational-Technical Instructional Program: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. Identifying and sequencing teaching content. Planning and designing vocational-technical programs and courses

TKT 6253 Evaluation and Measurement of Students in Vocational Education and Technology: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. Construction, selection, interpretation, and uses of cognitive and psychomotor evaluation instruments used in vocational-technical programs

TKT 6263 Diversity in Work and Educational Environments: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. Exploring the changing dynamics of the workforce and educational environments in examination of cultural and technological facts and assumptions

TKT 6403 Strategies for Campus Transition and Success for Veterans: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. This course will examine issues that veterans may experience as it relates to campus transition, academic success, psycho-social adjustment, and the role of various entities

TKT 6413 Veterans’ Benefits and Certification-Policies and Procedures: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. This course will provide an in-depth examination of all veteran educational benefits, certification policies and procedures, and school certifying officials’ responsibilities

TKT 6423 History of Administration of Veterans’ Benefits: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. This course is a historical survey of legislative and organizational developments of the Veterans’ Benefits Administration (VBA) from 1776 through present day

TKT 6433 The Development of Veterans’ Benefits, Laws and Policies: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. This course will examine the origins and factors that shaped the current Montgomery GI Bill educational assistance program and its implementation

TKT 6443 Design of Instructional Games and Simulations: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: TKT 4753/6753, or consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. An exploration of games and simulations: the evaluation, design, and infusion of games and simulations in instructional settings

TKT 6473 Methods in Teaching Online: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. A study of objectives, materials, and methods appropriate for teaching online

TKT 6483 Methods of Teaching STEM in the Middle School.: 3 hours.

A study of objectives, materials, and methods appropriate for teaching STEM in the middle school

TKT 6493 Methods of Teaching Career Pathways Experiences: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. Principles of promotion, organization, and operation of Career Pathway Experience classes in career and technical education; instruction in analyzing needs, developing materials, evaluating the program

TKT 6713 Authoring for Instruction: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. An introduction to the application of authoring languages for instructional purposes

TKT 6733 Managing a Multimedia Learning Environment: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. The course examines the process of designing, managing and maintaining a multimedia learning environment

TKT 6743 Elements of Electronic Desktop Publishing: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: TKB 2543, TKB 4543 or consent of instructor). Two hours laboratory and two hours lecture. Design applications utilizing electronic desktop publishing technologies

TKT 6753 Media for Presentations, Instruction and Gaming.: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: TKT 1273 or consent of the instructor). Three hours lecture. This course explores the process of using multimedia and visual basic applications for developing instructional materials, presentations, and games

TKT 6763 Digital Tool for 21st Century Teaching and Learning: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: TKT 1273 or consent of instructor).Three hours lecture. Methods of using digital tools for effective learning that is aligned with national standards in the 21st century classroom

TKT 6803 Integrating Technology for Meaningful Learning: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. Understanding the process of integrating technology into instructional practice. Research-based methods for the integration of technology to enhance learning

TKT 6813 Introduction to Instructional Systems: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. An introduction to the field of Instructional Systems and the practice of scholarly writing in the field

TKT 6853 Philosophy and Principles of Vocational-Technical Instruction: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. Philosophy, objectives and methods of vocational-technical instruction. Introduction to teaching-learning principles and concepts

TKT 6990 Special Topics in Technology Teacher Education: 1-9 hours.

Credit and title to be arranged. This course is to be used on a limited basis to offer developing subject matter areas not covered in existing courses. (Courses limited to two offerings under one title within two academic years)

TKT 7000 Directed Individual Study in Technology Teacher Education: 1-6 hours.

Hours and credits to be arranged

TKT 8000 Thesis Research/ Thesis in Technology Teacher Education: 1-13 hours.

Hours and credits to be arranged

TKT 8193 Improvement of Instruction in Office Procedures and Communications: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. A study of secretarial skills in the office, office systems technology and techniques, and the communicative process

TKT 8200 Internship in Career and Technology Education: 1-6 hours.

1-6 Hours Internship. Opportunity under supervision of regular university staff for directed experience and reporting in the major area of interest

TKT 8213 Content and Methods of Teaching in Career and Technology Education: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. The content of various types of courses in career and technical education; instruction in appropriate techniques and methods

TKT 8233 Analysis of Workforce Education Programs and Survey Research in Workforce Development: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. An examination of workforce development from national and international perspectives and methods and issues in workforce education survey research

TKT 8243 Research Problems in Instructional Systems and Workforce: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. The course explores issues and problems that impact instructional systems and workforce development and assesses the use of research findings for instructional decision making

TKT 8263 Philosophy and Administration of Career and Technology Education: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. The development of competencies needed in the leadership, administration, management, and supervision of local programs in technology, and career and technical education

TKT 8273 Contemporary Issues in Curriculum Planning in ISWD: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. Assessment of the contemporary issues that impact curriculum planning in instructional systems and workforce development

TKT 8443 Theory of Multimedia Learning: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. This course reviews multimedia design principles that are based on empirical research studies and the cognitive theory of multimedia learning to foster effective multimedia instruction

TKT 8523 Project Management in Instructional Design: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. This course explores project management principles and methodologies used to analyze, manage, plan, and implement instructional design projects and program systems

TKT 8533 Evaluation and Assessment in Instructional Systems & Technology: 3 hours.

(3). Three hours lecture. Focus on the effective course/program evaluation and assessment methods, theories, and applications in instructional systems and technology

TKT 8543 Multimedia Design I: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. This course focuses on major principles and guidelines for creating instructional graphics and provides hands-on skills in graphic design

TKT 8623 Instructional Design I: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. The analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of instruction for organizations

TKT 8643 Multimedia Design II: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: TKT 8543). Three hours lecture. This course focuses on the concepts, issues, and practices for creating effective instructional videos and provides hands-on skills in digital video production

TKT 8693 Multiple Perspectives on Instructional Systems and Technology: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. This course surveys major theoretical perspectives of instructional design, and examines related research and applications in a variety of instructional design settings

TKT 8703 Trends and Issues in Instructional Systems: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. Focuses on the trends, issues, theories, and applications of instructional systems. It introduces the areas of instructional design, multimedia, distance education, and human performance technologies

TKT 8713 Research in Instructional Systems & Workforce Development: 3 hours.

Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. This course deals with the research process as related to Instruction Systems and Workforce Development (ISWD) from idea formulation through data analysis and interpretation

TKT 8723 Instructional Design II: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: TKT 8623). Three hours lecture. Advanced application of instructional design for organizations

TKT 8733 Telecommunications: Applications in Scholarships: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. The study and application of the telecommunications to professional scholarship and research endeavors; includes data search mechanisms applicable to and in support of graduate program demands

TKT 8743 Interactive Media: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: TKT 8643). Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. This course will provide experiences in investigating, designing, developing and integrating a variety of interactive instructional media

TKT 8753 Technology Issues for School Administrators: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. Investigates the trends and issues in instructional systems that impact school administrators

TKT 8763 Strategic Technology Planning for Teachers and Administrators: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. This course will provide teachers and administrators with the theoretical and practical considerations for strategic planning and implementing technology in schools and school districts

TKT 8773 Teaching and Training with Multimedia: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture.The process of developing instructional and training materials including adapting existing materials to fit specific objectivies and methods in a multimedia learning environment

TKT 8793 Directed Project and Portfolio Development: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. The course focuses on the development and presentation of a project and a portfolio based on the student’s program area of concentration. Evaluation by jury

TKT 8803 Design and Evaluation of Instructional Software: 3 hours.

Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. (Prerequisite: TKT 1273 and hypermedia authoring experience). Analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of instructional software designed for and applied to varied learning situations

TKT 8813 Foundations of Distance Education: 3 hours.

Three hour lecture. This course investigates foundation of distance education and trends and issues such as administration, design, development, implementation, instructional challenges, and evaluation in distance education

TKT 8823 Design, Delivery, & Management of Distance Education: 3 hours.

Three hour lecture. This course focuses on major theories and practices related to the design, delivery and management of distance education programs

TKT 8833 Design and Implementation of Data Networks: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. Designed to provide students with applicable knowledge and skills to identify major tasks in building and maintaining networking hardware and system software components, and troubleshooting common system problems

TKT 8843 Foundations of Instructional Systems and Technology: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. An examination of the foundation and philosophical knowledge for instructional systems and design models including evaluation of instructional design processes

TKT 8853 Learning Technologies in Distance Education: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. This course investigates theoretical concepts of online learning. With this understanding, students will then experience creating a practical e-learning module using an e-learning authoring system

TKT 8863 Grant Writing Essentials: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. An introduction to the basic skills, principles, and techniques of successful grant writing

TKT 8873 Communication Tools in Technology for Teachers & Administrators: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. This course provides a comprehensive view of communication, its scope and importance for educators, with regard to written and oral communication in the digital-age workplace

TKT 8990 Special Topics in Technology Teacher Education: 1-9 hours.

Credit and title to be arranged. This course is to be used on a limited basis to offer developing subject matter areas not covered in existing courses. (Courses limited to two offerings under one title within two academic years)

TKT 9000 Dissertation Research /Dissertation in Technology Teacher Education: 1-13 hours.

Hours and credits to be arranged

TKT 9213 Foundations, Trends and Issues in Workforce Development, Technology and Leadership Education: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture.This course examines the foundations of education with a focus on workforce education programs, technology education programs and adult learning theories

TKT 9913 Dissertation Seminar: 3 hours.

Three hours seminar. Designed to assist students complete dissertation research successfully. Maybe taken in lieu of TKT 9000 Dissertation Research up to six hours

Industrial Technology

TKI 6113 Industrial Fluid Power: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: PH 1023 or higher). Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. A practical study of fluid power concepts, components, and systems as it relates to modern industrial applications and to appropriate scientific principles. Hands-on laboratory activities are included in this study

TKI 6203 Automated Systems: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite:TKI 2113 and Junior Standing). Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. An advanced study of automated systems and applications for the Industrial Technologist

TKI 6213 Survey of Energy Sources and Power Technology: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: Three semester hours physical science or other physics and Junior Standing ). Three hours lecture. Scientific and applied approaches to energy conversion, transmission, utilization, and conservation. Internal-external combustion, nuclear, fluid, hydroelectric, solar, etc. Current energy problems; lab demonstrations; activities

TKI 6224 Quality Assurance: 4 hours.

(Prerequisites: TKI 3373 & Junior Standing). Four hours lecture. Concepts and procedures to design, plan, assure and audit quality and quality systems, with an introduction to Six Sigma and experimental design

TKI 6233 Maintenance Management: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: Junior Standing). Three hours lecture. Understanding of the concepts and practices of Total Productive Maintenance Management, to give a proactive production maintenance strategy for the future

TKI 6263 Manufacturing Technology and Processing: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: Junior standing). Three hours lecture. Discussion and appreciation of manufacturing processes with regard to material processing

TKI 6303 Industrial Robotics: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: TKI 4103) Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. A study of industrial robotics and applications for production supervisors

TKI 6990 Special Topics in Industrial Technology: 1-9 hours.

Credit and title to be arranged. This course is to be used on a limited basis to offer developing subject matter areas not covered in existing courses. (Courses limited to two offerings under one title within two academic years)

TKI 8990 Special Topics in Industrial Technology: 1-9 hours.

Business Technology

TKB 6283 Advanced Office Systems: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: TKT 1273 or BIS 1012 or CSE 1013 and TKB 2132 and TKB 2122; and keyboarding proficiency or upon consent of instructor). Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Advanced database management and spreadsheet theory and practice as it applies to contemporary business applications. Provides hands-on experience with spreadsheet and database management software

TKB 6543 Information Processing: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: TKT 1273 or instructor's permission). Three hours lecture. Mastery and application of formatting and advanced information processing skills

TKB 6573 Data Networks II: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: TKB 4563 or consent of the instructor). Three hours lecture. Designed to provide students with advanced level knowledge and skills to identify major tasks in managing server systems, employing basic security and performance tuning techniques, and troubleshooting common system problems

TKB 6583 Graphics and Web Design: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites:TKT 1273 or BIS 1012 and key boarding proficiency). Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Principles and development of graphics and web design

TKB 6990 Special Topics in Business Technology: 1-9 hours.

Credit and title to be arranged. This course is to be used on a limited basis to offer developing subject matter areas not covered in existing courses. (Courses limited to two offerings under one title within two academic years)

TKB 8990 Special Topics in Business Technology: 1-9 hours.

Credit and title to be arranged. This course is to be used on a limited basis to offer deveoping subject matter areas not covered in existing courses. (Courses limited to two offerings under one title within two academic years.)