Sample Full-Time Schedule

View an example of a full-time course schedule below. 

Year 1

Fall Semester

Principles of Learning and Motivation for Design
EDUC 503 3 units

Understand design and advancement of learning and motivation outcomes in various environments through a systematic examination and application of current research.

Interrogating Systems of Inequity in Professional Practice
EDUC 508 2 units

Establish your professional foundation and philosophy as an educator.

Spring Semester

Research Methods and Data Analysis
EDUC 570 3 units

Examine various research designs and their appropriateness for addressing different research questions, threats to validity and other challenges in research, and basic statistical methods and their use.

Designing Instruction Across the Lifespan
EDUC 589 3 units

Discuss fundamentals of human physical, motor, mental, social, and emotional development, spanning the prenatal period through late adulthood.

Inclusive and Accessible Instructional Design
EDUC 591 3 units

Appraise practices that maintain power; create strategies to empower individuals and marginalized groups by intervening to achieve equitable outcomes in education, professions and communities.

Summer Semester

Media and Technology in Instructional Design
EDUC 579 2 units

Understand selection and evaluation of media and technologies in support of instructional design based on a survey of current research and recommendations.

Designing Assessment and Evaluation
EDUC 582 2 units

Learn about concepts and procedures for assessment and evaluation of individual and overall performance in various learning environments.

Implementing Principles of Instructional Design
EDUC 595 3 units

Discuss formulation and design of effective instruction; with an emphasis on analysis of media characteristics and instrumentation requirements.

Year 2

Fall Semester

Designing Learning Environments
EDUC 586 3 units

Address design of learning environments through application of design principles; gain project-based practice in aligning instructional design, media selection, and the features of learning spaces.

Master’s Studio A
EDUC 587 2 units

Create a proposal and design a capstone project that applies knowledge and skills learned throughout the program and prepare your coursework portfolio.

Spring Semester

Master’s Studio B
EDUC 588 4 units

Implement the capstone project and submit your portfolio which will integrate program coursework.