Instructional Services Technology
Instructional Technology specialists develop computer training materials and may assist in teaching how to use computer applications and related technologies. They can also troubleshoot technical problems and train junior staff members. A person interested in this career field will learn a wide variety of computer programs such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Blackboard and SQL., as well as to design educational resources for virtual environments using teaching field.
Participants in this program will also develop specific skills in their field of interest and will receive certificates endorsed by the University, which will be an element of high value in the training and professional performance of the participant.
The Instructional Services Technology program provides training for students who desire to enter the field of education as paraprofessionals. Competencies covered in this program prepare paraprofessionals to support and extend instruction and services effectively, further increasing student learning.
These competencies include the areas of instructional strategies in math, science, technology, behavior management, and human growth and development, as well as principles of language acquisition and literacy development.
- English Composition I
- History of Art
- College Algebra
- General Biology
- Western Civilizations
- English Composition II
- Introduction to statistics
- Environmental Science
- Equality & Inequality
- Overview of Computer Science
- Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Computing
- Digital Media and Culture
- Social Media & Connected Learning
- Technology and Ethics in Society
- User Experience in Design
- Digital Games and Society
- Creative Problem Solving
- Introduction to Design Thinking
- User Interface Design, Implementation and Evaluation