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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - EME6208

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2013-02-01
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: to GC 12/3. For C&I M.Ed. - Sec Ed-IT Conc. Changes. GC approved 12/17/12. To USF Sys 12/17. to SCNS 1/8/13. Approved eff 2/1/13


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2904 2012-07-26
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Secondary Education ED 172400000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Ann Barron 8139071631 barron@usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    EME 6208 Interactive Media

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Interactive Media
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    B - Face-to-face and online (separate sections) 0

    Prerequisites

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Focuses on the design, development, and implementation of interactive media in instructional settings. Examples include interactive presentations, digital audio & video, digital photography, virtual worlds, as well as basic web publishing.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Needed for accreditation

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    Very high demand. This course is offered (and filled) every semester. It has been offered as a Special Topic for several years, and it needs to have a unique number.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes, 3 or more times

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Experience and expertise with various type of media design and development, including video, audio, images, and virtual worlds.


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    Apply visual design principles that will influence how people perceive and interpret instructional media products

    Evaluate the usability of instructional tools and identify methods for enhancing learners’ usage of these tools

    Create instructional graphics

    Build a basic computer-assisted instruction (CAI) application

    Produce an instructional video

    Construct a small web site

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of this course, you are expected to be able to:

    • Analyze human performance problems

    • Design an interactive media solution to address a human performance problem

    • Create and edit digital images/photos

    • Create and edit digital audio

    • Create and edit digital video

    • Create and edit PowerPoint-based interactive presentation

    • Create HTML-based delivery of multimedia products

    • Create lessons that effectively incorporate virtual worlds into the instruction

    • Describe relevant intellectual property issues associated with multimedia

    • Evaluate interactive media systems/sites for (a) design quality and (b) usability

    C. Major Topics

    MODULE 1: Human Performance

    MODULE 2: Instructional Visuals

    MODULE 3: Usability Testing

    Module 4: Instructional Videos

    MODULE 5: Interactive Systems

    MODULE 6: e-Learning Today & Tomorrow

    D. Textbooks

    No textbook is required; students use online readings.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    Due to the diverse and continuously changing nature of the technologies associated with this course there is no single text that addresses the sundry of topics contained within EME 6936: Interactive Media. As a result, readings for this course are gathered from a variety of sources and provided totally online. You will find each of these readings within the sectional topics in each instructional module.

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    Your course grade is determined by summing the points earned from completed assignments. Because assignments may not be resubmitted for a revised grade, you’re encouraged to communicate your ideas and progress in advance to ensure high quality work and the grade you desire.

    IMA1 Modified bitmap images (20%): Using Adobe Photoshop, you’ll merge multiple images to form an instructional image (e.g., job aid) to train individuals to overcome a performance problem.

    IMA2 Usability testing (25%): As part of a group, evaluate an instructional web site and determine its usability for: Learnability, Error, & Satisfaction.

    IMA3 Instructional video (15%) - Create a short video incorporating 15-25 images, a narration, and a music soundtrack that are edited into a 1-2 minute video.

    IMA4 Interactive instructional presentation (15%) - Using PowerPoint you will create a non-linear, interactive instructional presentation utilizing menus and multiple branches of instruction.

    IMA5 Virtual world lesson plan (10%) - Design a lesson plan incorporating existing content from a virtual world such a Second Life or Warcraft.

    IMA6 Interactive website (10%) - Design and develop a small web-based portfolio that promotes the knowledge and skills you’ve developed as part of your enrollment in this course.

    Activities Points

    IMA1 20% 40

    IMA2 25% 50

    IMA3 15% 30

    IMA4 15% 30

    IMA5 10% 20

    IMA6 10% 20

    IMA0 5% 10

    Total 100% 200

    IMA0 Course participation (5%) – You are expected to ‘come to class’ prepared each week. This includes having your readings completed, asking questions of others, sharing ideas, answering other students’ questions and solicitations for input and doing so in a manner that advances a class discussion or aids others in advancing their pursuits.

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    IMA1 Modified bitmap images (20%): Using Adobe Photoshop, you’ll merge multiple images to form an instructional image (e.g., job aid) to train individuals to overcome a performance problem.

    IMA2 Usability testing (25%): As part of a group, evaluate an instructional web site and determine its usability for: Learnability, Error, & Satisfaction.

    IMA3 Instructional video (15%) - Create a short video incorporating 15-25 images, a narration, and a music soundtrack that are edited into a 1-2 minute video.

    IMA4 Interactive instructional presentation (15%) - Using PowerPoint you will create a non-linear, interactive instructional presentation utilizing menus and multiple branches of instruction.

    IMA5 Virtual world lesson plan (10%) - Design a lesson plan incorporating existing content from a virtual world such a Second Life or Warcraft.

    IMA6 Interactive website (10%) - Design and develop a small web-based portfolio that promotes the knowledge and skills you’ve developed as part of your enrollment in this course.

    Activities Points

    IMA1 20% 40

    IMA2 25% 50

    IMA3 15% 30

    IMA4 15% 30

    IMA5 10% 20

    IMA6 10% 20

    IMA0 5% 10

    Total 100% 200

    IMA0 Course participation (5%) – You are expected to ‘come to class’ prepared each week. This includes having your readings completed, asking questions of others, sharing ideas, answering other students’ questions and solicitations for input and doing so in a manner that advances a class discussion or aids others in advancing their pursuits.

    H. Attendance Policy

    Course Attendance at First Class Meeting – Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation – Registration - 4.0101,

    http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/ogc%20web/currentreg.htm)

    Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)

    In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. It’s the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    No incomplete grades will be awarded without extenuating, documented circumstances, such as death in the family or extended illness. If you request an Incomplete you will be assigned the grade that you have currently earned, which will be updated when you complete the requirements of the course. If you do not update this grade within the specified time period, you will automatically be assigned this grade. If you believe that there is a possibility that you may not be able to complete the requirements and your current grade is not acceptable, then you should officially withdraw from the course.

    J. Program This Course Supports

    M. Ed. in Instructional Technology (CCO)


  5. Course Concurrence Information

    Ph.D. in Second Language Aquisition/Instructional Technology

    Ed.S. in Instructional Technologyh (SIT) - elective



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