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Curriculum

The Master of Arts in Digital Technologies for Teaching and Learning (DTTL) is a 30 credit program. There are 21 credits of required coursework (*) and nine credits of elective coursework.

dml_iPad_purpleThe student's plan of study is chosen in cooperation with one's faculty adviser from among the courses listed below so as to maximize student learning.

All students are required to construct a digital portfolio to demonstrate their accomplishments during their time in the program. Included within the required courses (21 credits) is a choice of one's culminating activity. A student either designs, produces, and implements a professional development training program or a student conducts research and develops a field project or thesis (**).

See DTTL course descriptions in the School of Education section of the USF General Catalog online.

Required Courses* | 21 credits

  • 601 - Digital Media Literacy (3)
  • 631 - Instructional Design, Curricula and Learning Theory (3)
  • 633 - Technology and Diverse Learners (3)
  • 635 - Digital Media and Learning Practicum I (3)
  • 643 - Constructivism and Technology (3)
  • 670 - Issues, Trends and Research in DTTL (3)
  • Culminating Activity (3) ** | A student either designs, produces and implements a professional development training program or a student conducts research and develops a field project or thesis.
    • 645 - Professional Development Design (3) or
    • 691 - DML Field Project / Thesis (3)

Elective Coursework | 9 credits

Students may choose electives from the DTTL courses listed below.

 

Conceptual Grouping of DTTL Courses

Course No. Title Credits
Education and Digital Media Foundations
601 Digital Media Literacy* (3)
640 Human-Technology Interface Design (3)
Communication
641 Cyberculture: Building Online Learning Communities (3)
650 Digital Media Storytelling and Communications Media (3)
Design and Development
643 Constructivism and Technology* (3)
644 Website Design (3)
645 Professional Development Design** (3)
Curriculum and Pedagogy
631 Instructional Design, Curricula and Learning Theory* (3)
635 Digital Media and Learning Practicum I* (3)
636 Digital Media and Learning Practicum II (3)
Management and Leadership
615 Information Systems in Educational Management (3)
675 Planning, Leading and Evaluating with Technology (3)
Research and Current Issues
633 Technology and Diverse Learners* (3)
670 Issues, Trends and Research in Digital Media and Learning* (3)
Fieldwork
680 DTTL Field Experience/Internship (3)
691 DTTL Field Project/Thesis** (3)
Contemporary Topics
697 Directed Study (1-6)
698 Special Topics (1-3)
 

* Required
** Culminating Activity Option

Also available: 12-credit Certificate in Advanced Study in DTTL

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