Learning Systems Design & Development Fast Track Option

The Learning Systems Design & Development program offers a Fast Track, allowing students to complete a Master’s or Educational Specialist program in less than 18 months. Students begin in the fall semester, continue through spring and summer, finishing their program the next fall.

LSDD program structure

Core Courses (3 courses = 9 credit hours)

  • 9474 Front End Analysis of Systems (3 cr hr)
  • 9471 Instructional Systems Design (3 cr hr)
  • 9450 Introduction to Research in ISLT (3 cr hr)

Design Courses (Select 3 courses = 9 credit hours)

  • 9456 Designing Computer Support for Collaborative Learning
  • 9457 Designing Computer Support for Cooperative Work
  • 9461 Interaction Design
  • 9485 Designing Online Learning
  • 7383 Rapid Development Tools for Online Learning
  • 7310 Designing Games for Learning
  • Other design courses as approved by advisor.

Development Courses (Select 3 courses = 9 credit hours)

  • 7310 Designing Games for Learning
  • 7375 Mobile Web App Development
  • 7356 Interactive Web Design with JavaScript
  • 7361 Introduction to Digital Media
  • 7370 Intermediate Web Development
  • 7383 Rapid Development Tools for Online Learning
  • Other development courses as approved by advisor.

Elective Courses (1 course = 3 credit hours)

Any design or development course listed above in addition to those taken to meet the requirements. Other courses as approved by advisor. See http://sislt.missouri.edu/courses.

Pre-requisites

Students with limited technical experience are advised to take one introductory course: 7360 Introduction to Web Development.
These credit hours are typically not used to meet the minimum credit hour requirement; please consult with your advisor.

Sample Program of Study

Note: See http://sislt.missouri.edu/courses/learning-technologies-course-rotation/ for a complete course rotation schedule.

 

Course Number Title Credit hours
Fall #1
9474 Front End Analysis of Systems (Core) 3
7383 Rapid Development Tools for Online Learning (Dev.) 3
9461 Interaction Design (Design) 3
 
Spring
7375 Mobile Web App Development (Dev.) 3
9471 Instructional Systems Design (Core) 3
9485 Designing Online Learning (Design) 3
 
Summer
7361 Introduction to Digital Media (Elective or Dev.) 3
7370 Intermediate Web Development (Elective or Dev.) 3
 
Fall #2
9450 Introduction to Research in ISLT (Core) 3
9456 Designing Computer Support for Collaborative Learning (Design) 3
OR
9457 Designing Computer Support for Cooperative Work (Design) 3
 
Total Hours
TOTAL (min = 30)   30
9000-level (min = 15)   18
Problems (max = 12)   0
Transfer (max = 6)   0