Course Listing

The following is the list of 12 courses completed for matriculation into the Masters of Science in

Instructional Design and Technology at Georgia State University. Courses are arranged by their course numbers

with instructional technology courses listed first followed by educational psychology and  then research courses.


LT 7100 – Design of Performance and Instructional Systems

This course provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to apply current principles of

learning and instruction to designing learning and performance systems. Students create an

instructional or performance system in a real world context.


LT 7150 – Analysis of Performance and Instructional Systems

This course provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to conduct all aspects of a well-

designed analysis of performance and instruction systems. Students will conduct “real world”

analysis of performance problems in school or business settings to determine the most appropriate



LT 8000 – Foundations of Instructional Technology

This course provides students with an overview of the field of instructional technology. It covers

historical foundations, current practice, and future directions. It provides students with the big

picture of instructional technology and gives them a context for future courses.


LT 8050 – Evaluation and Assessment of Online Learning

This course focuses on evaluating and assessing learning in online education and training

environments. It is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need

to determine what and how well students are learning in an online setting.


LT 8150 – Managing Instructional Technology Projects

This course provides students with the skills and knowledge required to successfully manage

complex instructional technology projects in school and business settings. Students learn and apply

current theories, principles, and concepts to real world projects.


LT 8200 – Diffusion and Adoption of a Technological Innovation

This course provides students with the theoretical foundations of adoption and diffusion of

technological innovations in educational categories, and the role of personality and communication

in change agency. Students complete a case study in which they examine and analyze the adoption

and diffusion of an educational “real-world” technological innovation in their choice of settings.


LT 8360 – Design and Development of Multimedia for Education and Training

Students design and develop multimedia tools for educational and training purposes while learning

to use state of the art digital tools for instruction.


LT 8440 – E-learning Environments

This course focuses on working with the internet as it applies to teaching and learning. Specifically,

students work in four overlapping areas of the internet. These are theoretical foundations and

issues affecting e-learning, the cognitive and affective experiences of students in e-learning

environments, the design and development of e-learning, and the current state of research and

practice regarding e-learning.


LT 8660 – Internship in Instructional Technology

This work/study experience provides students with the opportunity to apply theories, concepts, and

principles of instructional technology presented in regular classes. Supervised work/study

experiences in school or business settings are selected with faculty approval. Internship may extend

beyond one term.


EPY 7080 – The Psychology of Learning and Learners

This course provides an overview of major behavioral, cognitive, and socio-historical approaches to

learning with consideration of learning across the life span. Sources for individual differences in

learning are discussed.


EPY 8070 – Understanding and Facilitating Adult Learning

This course examines the nature of the adult learner and presents an in-depth look at current

theories of adult learning during the young and middle adult years. Practical applications of these

principles are provided in terms of formal and informal settings.


EPRS 7900 – Methods of Research in Education

Students study research methods, procedures, and designs. Preparation of research abstracts in

education and related fields is included.