E-Learning and New Media Design

Applications for Spring 2021 open in August 2020
Earn an M.A. in Education Option in E-Learning and New Media Design

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The M.A. in Education option in E-Learning and New Media Design program at Cal State LA prepares school or industry-based specialists who combine skills in applying computer technology with advanced video and multimedia techniques to develop e-learning for students at all levels. Those who complete the program are prepared to work as teachers who use media and technology, as online educators, as technology trainers in corporations, or as managers of educational media facilities in schools or other educational and training settings. Teachers or trainers who wish to become experts in developing e-learning media and incorporating media and online teaching into their classrooms, schools or corporations should consider this program.

In order to prepare well-rounded e-learning designer the program provides instruction in several areas, including: instructional media and curriculum design, authoring tools, online teaching and learning,  and educational foundations and research. Note: Teachers who plan to teach in public California K-12 classrooms or work as school-level computer coordinators must obtain a California teaching credential.

In addition to earning your MA you will also earn a Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning.

New cohorts begin every Spring Semester

Program Information Sheet             *University Catalog Link

Sample Semester Cohort Schedule - All courses are offered completely online

1st Semester

2nd Semester

3rd Semester

EDIT 4300 Information Technologies in the Classroom  (3)

EDFN 5000 Evaluation of Educational Research (3)

EDFN 5960 Comprehensive Examination (0)

EDIT 5940 Selected Studies in Instructional Technology (3)

EDIT 4520 Introduction to Instructional Design and Technology (3)

EDIT 5050 Authoring Tools for Online Delivery and Universal Design for Learning (3)

EDIT 5630 Introduction to Human Performance Technology (3)

EDIT 5030 Introduction to Online Teaching and Learning (3)

EDIT 5060 Learning Communities and Pedagogies in Online Teaching Learning (3)

EDIT 5810 Applied Experiences in E-Learning and New Media Design (3)

EDIT 5040 Instructional Design for Online Teaching and Learning (3)

EDIT 5400 Graphics Design for Learning and Performance (3)

EDIT 5910 E-Learning & New Media Portfolio Project (3)

Minimum of 33 MA Units, and 3 units of pre/co-requisite
* The program information sheet is to aid in your planning. Make sure to check the University Catalog for the most up to date degree requirements.

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