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Graduate Catalog 2016/2017


Curriculum and Instruction (CUR)
with a Concentration in Instructional Technology (DIT)

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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
CIP Code: 13.0301
College of Education (ED)
Total Minimum Program Hours Required (Post Bachelor's Degree): 111
Total Minimum Program Hours Required (Post Masters Degree): 78

Contact Information:
College of Education
Teaching and Learning Department (CNI)
4202 E. Fowler Avenue EDU105
Tampa FL  33620

Program Director or Coordinator:
Yiping Lou
Phone: 813-974-7886
Email: ylou@usf.edu

Website: http://www.coedu.usf.edu/it/curriculum/phd/


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Program Information

“Instructional Technology is the theory and practice of design, development, utilization, management and evaluation processes and resources for learning.” (Seels & Richey, 1994, p.9). The USF Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a Concentration in Instructional Technology is designed to prepare scholars for leadership roles in colleges, universities, corporations, the military, and other venues where research, development, and implementation of technology-based instructional methods and materials take place.

Seels, B., Richey, R. (1994). Instructional Technology: The definition and domains of the field. Washington DC: Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT).

 

Accreditation Information:

Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of College and Schools.

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Admissions Information

Admission Deadlines

There is an established University deadline for the submission of admission application materials. Programs may have earlier deadlines than the University deadline. The deadlines reflected below are the earliest of the two deadlines. Graduate Programs may continue to accept and process applications after the published deadline if space exists within the program. Check with the Program for availability.

Application Deadline (domestic application)

Fall: February 15
Spring: October 15
Summer: February 15

International Students

Foreign applicants who are outside the U.S. are required to apply for a visa. Depending on the country of origin, this may take a few months. So the deadlines for these international applicants may be earlier than the Program deadline and these applicants must apply prior to both deadlines. They are strongly encouraged to apply as early as possible. Foreign applicants who are in the U.S. and are currently on a visa may use the domestic application deadline dates. In addition to meeting the published application deadline for the Program of interest, all immigration documents should be submitted as soon as possible, but must be on file at USF no later than the following processing deadlines:

Fall: February 15
Spring: September 15
Summer: January 15

Admission Requirements

You must comply with general University policies and meet general University Admission requirements in addition to those listed below.

Must meet University requirements (see Graduate Admissions) as well as requirements listed below.

Program Admission Requirements

Refer to each area of concentration for program admission requirements or contact the program for assistance.

Admissions Status: Apply

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Program Degree Requirements

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY (DIT)

Instructional Technology is the theory and practice of design, development, utilization, management and evaluation processes and resources for learning." (Seels &Richey, 1994, p.9). The USF Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instructon with a Concentration in Instructional Technology is designed to prepare scholars for leadership roles in colleges, universities, corporations, the military, and other venues where research, development, and implementation of technology-based instructional methods and materials take place.

Seels, B. Richey, R. (1994). Instructional Technology: The definition and domains of the field. Washington DC: Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT).

Total Program requirements with this concentration:
66 hours minimum

Core Requirement:
EEX 7743 - Philosophies of Inquiry(3)
Interdisciplinary Professional Core7hours minimum
Choice of ONE of the following adult education or foundation courses (3) (required)
ADE 6385 The Adult Learning3
EDG 7931 Globalization and Higher Education3
ADE 6070 International Adult Education3
EDF 7357 Applications of Developmental Theories3
EDF 7486 Classics in Ed Research4
EDF 6736 Education Communication and Change3
EDF 6745 Schools and the Future4
EDF 6883 Issues in Multicultural Education4
EDF 6217 Behav. Theory/Class learning3
EDF 7530 History of Higher Ed in the U.S.3
EDH 7225 Curr Dev in Higher Ed3
Students may substitute an alternative 6000/7000 level course with approval of their major professor.
The Following course is required:
EDF 7145 Cognitive issues in Instruction4
However, with major professor approval, a substitution can be made to another ed psych course
College Teaching Internship:
ESE 7346 College Teaching Internship (Required)3
One to three credits of directed research (EME 7910) may be substituted for doctoral students with documented substantial teaching experience with adult learners, as determined by the student's major professor.
Statistics/Measurement/Research Design:16 hours minimum
EDF 6407 Statistical Analysis I4
EDF 7408 Statistical Analysis II4
EDF 7410 Design of Systematic Studies in Education4
EDF 7477 Qual Res in Educ I OR 4
EDF 7478 Qual Res in Educ II (Required)4
Program Specialization21 hours minimum
EME 6613 Development Of Technology-Based Instruction3
EME 7938 Computer-Augmented Instructional Paradigms in Education3
EME 7939 Research In Technology-Based Education3
Electives:12 hours
Choice of FOUR electives from among appropriate IT course offerings below (Required):
EME 7910 Directed Research3
EME 7458 Research in Distance Learning3
EME 7631 Research in Technology Project Management3
EME 7615 Game Design for Ebooks EME 6209 Digital Video3
EME 6930 Web programming3
EME 6930 Flash3
EME 6215 Instructional Graphics3
EME 6207 Web Design3
Or other doctoral courses as determined by the program faculty to be appropriate
Cognate:12 graduate hours
Courses selected are consistent with the student's program of study and selected with the approval of a program committee and should be coursework other than in the concentration area. Courses in the cognate area must be taken at the graduate level.
Qualifying Examinations
All students will be required to pass a written qualifying examination of twelve hours duration (three successive four-hour days) that integrates work in the specialization area, cognate area and foundations area.
Dissertation: 6 hours minimum
EME 7980 Dissertation 
 


College Degree Requirements

Refer to the College Section of theGraduate Catalog for College requirements and information.

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Registration Process

First, contact your graduate program advisor for guidance courses to register for. Obtain any electronic course permit if necessary. Register for the new student orientation online at http://www.grad.usf.edu/orientation.php. Then go to http://oasis.usf.edu/ the link to OASIS, USF's on-line registration system to register for your classes. Follow the directions given on-line.

To access online course materials, students must have a USF NetID (e-mail account). Please visit: https://netid.usf.edu/una/ to obtain your NetID.

New students, including those studying online, may obtain a USFCard. Please visit: http://www.usf.edu/it/class-prep/usf-card.aspx to obtain your USFCard.

Tuition and fees: Fees are determined by the level of the course. Please visit Cash Accounting, Controller's Office, for information on tuition and fees.

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Graduate Course Information

Use the list below to lookup graduate courses related to this program in the USF Course Inventory:

EDF6407, EDF7408, EDF7410, EDF7437, EDF7484, EDF7493, EDF7477, EDF7478, EDF7145, EDF6883, EDF7682, EDF7934, EDH7225, EDG7667, EDG7692, EME6613, EME7938, EME7939, EME6930, EME6936, EME7458, EME7631, EME7910, ADE7980,