Total program credits needed for graduation: 48
One academic quarter is three months. You will have a three-week
break between each quarter.
|ED5010||Foundations of Master’s Studies in Education||4 quarter credits|
|ED5006||Survey of Research Methodology||4 quarter credits|
28 quarter credits
|ED5802||Principles of Instructional Design||4 quarter credits|
|ED5803*||Processes of Instructional Design||4 quarter credits|
|ED5807||Design of Instructional Media||4 quarter credits|
|ED5810||Project Management for e-Learning Development||4 quarter credits|
|ED7484*||Application of Learning Theories to Instructional Design||4 quarter credits|
|ED7505*||Evaluation and Assessment of Instructional Design||4 quarter credits|
|ED5992||Instructional Design for Online Learning Capstone||4 quarter credits|
In addition, choose one from the following courses:
|ED5804||The Delivery of Distance Education||4 quarter credits|
|ED7503||Instructional Design Technologies||4 quarter credits|
|ED7814*||Interface Design||4 quarter credits|
Two Elective Courses, 8 quarter credits
Recommended elective courses:
|ED7311||Theory and Methods of Educating Adults||4 quarter credits|
|ED7641||Needs Assessment: Models and Procedures||4 quarter credits|
Choose any graduate courses.
*This course has a prerequisite. Contact an enrollment counselor or refer to the course descriptions for more information.
This specialization does not lead to license, endorsement, or other professional credential. For more information, see the Licensure section for this program on Capella’s website (www.capella.edu). Teachers are advised to contact their school district to determine whether a program may qualify for salary advancement.
Kentucky residents are not eligible to enroll in this specialization.
North Carolina residents completing this specialization may not be
qualified for licensure in Educational Technology (concentration in
Each unit consists of readings, discussions, and other activities
you will be expected to complete throughout the week. Assignments are
due on Sundays, though not every course requires an assignment each
In each course, you will receive a detailed scoring guide that describes expectations for every graded assignment.
Grades are based on your participation in weekly reading discussions and completion of assignments. You will also be assessed on your ability to demonstrate an understanding of expected outcomes for your program or specialization. These outcomes are based on the needs and performance standards of your field or discipline.
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