Learning Technologies and Design Fast Track Option

The Learning Technologies and Design 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.

LT&D 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