Division of Learning Technologies at George Mason University

Division of Learning Technologies at George Mason University http://learntech.gmu.edu. The Division of Learning Technologies (LT) of the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University promotes innovative academic programs.
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The Division of Learning Technologies supports the following academic programs: Instructional Design and Technology (IDT): provides professionals with the knowledge and skills to design effective and innovative learning solutions to instructional and performance problems; graduates of this program are workplace-ready for instructional design responsibilities in public, private, government, and educational settings. Integration of Technology in Schools (ITS) provides teachers and educators with the knowledge and skills to effectively integrate technology in the K-12 learning environment; graduates of this program frequently become the local expert and change agent for technology in schools. PhD Concentration in Learning Technologies Design Research (LTDR): an innovative program that engages doctoral students in real world, workplace-based integrated design and research; LTDR addresses cross disciplinary progressive cycles of design, development, and research focused on promoting strategic thinking, innovation and creativity in the design of learning technologies to achieve organizational goals. Postings for the Division of Learning Technologies are being made by Dr. Nada Dabbagh, Jari Fofana, and Sonya Thomasson of the Division of Learning Technologies on behalf of the Division of Learning Technologies.

Mission: The mission of the LT division is to leverage the use of technology to create engaging, optimal, and inclusive learning opportunities and instructional experiences by 1) providing students and professionals with an education that is grounded in theoretical models balanced with real-life applications and project-based experiences, 2) promoting strategic, innovative, and creative thinking using design research methods and practices, and 3) building and fostering partnerships aimed at advancing the field of learning technologies through R&D initiatives.

The fall semester begins in three weeks! If you haven't already done so, please register for your fall 2019 classes on P...
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The fall semester begins in three weeks! If you haven't already done so, please register for your fall 2019 classes on PatriotWeb, as classes are filling quickly. If a class is already full, place your name on the Wait List. We will be issuing overrides in the next couple of weeks, so there is a good chance that we can accommodate you.

If you are a newly-admitted student, be sure to contact your academic advisor BEFORE you register, to make sure that you get your program off to a good start. Also, if you are a newly-admitted student and have not as yet activated your Mason e-mail account, please do so immediately. You cannot register or take classes until you have an active Mason email account. Instructions for activating your account are located at https://its.gmu.edu/knowledge-base/masonlive-1st-login-instructions/.

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07/16/2019
Information Sessions | Learning Technologies

Please join Dr. Shahron Williams van Rooij, Academic Program Coordinator, and her colleagues for a virtual information session to learn how a Master’s degree in Instructional Design and Technology can help advance your career. Whether you are pursuing a management position, interested in switching careers, or ready to formalize the knowledge you may have already acquired about learning and performance, our Master’s degree can provide you with the knowledge, skills and abilities you need to be successful. To register for an information session, just click on the link below for the session date of your choice https://tinyurl.com/yy6kmfh8.

The Instructional Design and Technology program provides professionals with the knowledge and skills to design effective and innovative learning solutions to instructional and performance problems.

Congratulations to LTDR doctoral student Falah Amro on successfully defending his dissertation!!
07/06/2019

Congratulations to LTDR doctoral student Falah Amro on successfully defending his dissertation!!

Congratulations to LTDR doctoral student Boshra Zawawi for successfully defending her dissertation!! We are all so proud...
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Congratulations to LTDR doctoral student Boshra Zawawi for successfully defending her dissertation!! We are all so proud of your work !!

05/07/2019

Although your thoughts may be drifting to beaches, ice cream, and suntan lotion, the fall semester begins on August 26, which is only three months away. If you haven’t as yet spoken with your advisor, now is a good time to do so and avoid any surprises once the semester begins. Those just starting their programs are particularly encouraged to contact their advisors.

We have a full roster of courses, so register asap to ensure that you get a seat:
• EDIT 571 Visual Design & Applications: Adobe Photoshop (CRN 81063): This course provides an overview of the visual design capabilities of Adobe Photoshop CC for instructional design practice. This 2-credit elective course is offered totally online and runs August 26 - October 13.
• EDIT 575 Articulate Storyline (CRN 81064): A program favorite, this 2-credit elective course explores the basics of one of the hottest e-learning development tools. Offered totally online, the course runs October 14 - December 1
• EDIT 590 Education Research in Technology (CRN 73566): A core course for our Masters students, this 3-credit course focuses on developing skills, insights, and understanding basics to performing research in the field of Instructional Design and Technology. Offered totally online, the course runs August 26 - December 18.
• EDIT 601 Instructional Design and Technology (IDT) Portfolio (CRN 73076): A core course for Master’s students who are well into the program (if in doubt, check with your advisor), this 1-credit course enables students to create and publish a digital portfolio demonstrating the integration of instructional design and technology concepts, principles, and competencies learned across program courses. Offered totally online, the course run August 26 – October 13.
• EDIT 611 Innovations in e-Learning (CRN 71039): A core, required course for our e-Learning Graduate Certificate students, this totally online 3-credit course explores the latest innovations in e-learning technologies and environments and includes the design, development and implementation of a “live” e-learning module. EDIT 705 or permission of the instructor is a recommended pre-requisite for this course. The course runs August 26 – December 18.
• EDIT 704 Instructional Technology Foundations/Theory (CRN 78602): A core, required course for our Master’s students, this 3-credit course addresses adult learning theories and their applicability to the design of instruction. Offered totally online, the course runs August 26 – December 18.
• EDIT 705 Instructional Design (CRN 72012): A core, required course for Master’s and Certificate students, this offering of our foundational 3-credit course is offered in a face-to-face classroom format – as it is every fall – and runs August 26 - December 18. Note: If you are an e-Learning Graduate Certificate students, there is still space available in the online version of this course for summer 2019 OR contact your advisor.
• EDIT 706 Business of Learning Design/Technology (CRN 72547): A core, required course for Master’s and Certificate students, this 3-credit course helps participants to gain the basic business acumen required of the 21st Century instructional design. EDIT 705 or permission of the instructor is a recommended pre-requisite for this course. Offered totally online, the course runs August 26 - December 18.
• EDIT 710 Online Teaching Essentials (CRN 77168): A 1-credit elective, this totally online course introduces you the skills needed to teach and facilitate an online course. The course runs August 26 – October 13.
• EDIT 730 Advanced Instructional Design (CRN 71040): A core, required course for our Master’s students, this course provides students with the knowledge and skills for designing highly contextualized and engaging problem-solving learning environments (PSLEs) based on the principles of constructivism, situated cognition, and connectivism. EDIT 705 is a perquisite. Offered in a hybrid format of five (5) face-to-face classroom sessions on the Fairfax campus (August 27, September 17, October 8, November 5, December 10) and 10 weeks totally online, the course runs August 27 - December 18.
• EDIT 732 Analysis/Design of Technology-based Learning Environments (CRN 81157): A core, required course for our Master’s students who are well into the program, this course enables design, implementation, and evaluation of technology-based education and training materials using advanced computer-based authoring tools. EDIT 730 or permission of the instructor is a recommended pre-requisite for this course. The course is offered in a hybrid format of five (5) face-to-face classroom sessions on the Fairfax campus (August 28, September 4, September 18, October 30, December 4) and 10 weeks totally online. The course runs August 28 - December 18.

To register for one or more of these courses, log in to PatriotWeb with your Mason email name and password and click on REGISTRATION.

Dr. Shahron Williams van Rooij is a 2019 Learning Elite Judge.LearningElite judges are senior practitioners, learning-so...
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Shahron Williams van Rooij

Dr. Shahron Williams van Rooij is a 2019 Learning Elite Judge.
LearningElite judges are senior practitioners, learning-solution providers, suppliers, vendor executives and L&D experts. The judges are a heterogeneous group, selected from a variety of industries and organizational sizes around the world. Judges are vetted for requisite field experience before they are approved. Most judges have at least 10 years of experience in the L&D field.

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ICICLE 2019 Conference on Learning Engineering

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ICICLE 2019 Conference on Learning Engineering

If you are planning to attend the ICICLE 2019 Conference on Learning Engineering - May 20th, today is the last day to get your early bird ticket for $325. After today, tickets will cost $525. If you are a student, you can still purchase your ticket for $125. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/icicle-2019-conference-on-learning-engineering-tickets-51027178665?fbclid=IwAR22mofu5l1HfbLQY1pdGq_oNk3jYtwLcxt1SSTTLagQZIxEwsfGGXeLiaA

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Career Fair Starts WednesdayFebruary 20 - 2111:00 am - 4:00 pmDewberry HallJohnson Center ______________________________...
02/19/2019

Career Fair Starts Wednesday
February 20 - 21
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dewberry Hall
Johnson Center
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The spring Career Fair is this week! Get ready by visiting the Career Services website for tips, resume clinics, and more. Learn more about the fair and view lists of participating employers here. Don't miss your chance to take advantage of this career opportunity!

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A fleet of high-tech robots has deployed at a Northern Virginia university for the noble purpose of delivering pizza, doughnuts and coffee on demand to students. More than 25 knee-high, cooler-shaped robots began delivery duty Tuesday at George Mason University in Fairfax. Ryan Tuohy, senior vice pr...

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Congratulations to Helen "Holly" Fake who successfully defended her dissertation: A Delphi Study on the Dimensions and A...
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Congratulations to Helen "Holly" Fake who successfully defended her dissertation: A Delphi Study on the Dimensions and Applications of Personalized Learning in Workforce Training and Development Programs. Go Holly! Great job.

Congratulations to Ahmad Almufarreh, doctoral student in the Learning Technologies Design Research (LTDR) program at GMU...
11/09/2018

Congratulations to Ahmad Almufarreh, doctoral student in the Learning Technologies Design Research (LTDR) program at GMU, who successfully defended his dissertation today: EXAMINING FACTORS THAT IMPACT STUDENTS AND FACULTY ACCEPTANCE AND ADOPTION OF M-LEARNING IN SAUDI ARABIA

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11/08/2018
GMU Instructional Design & Technology MEd. Online Information Session

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10/26/2018
Metro DC Chapter ATD - Metro DC Chapter Instructional Design CoP: Learner Driven Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) and the PLE Ecosystem

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LAST CHANCE to Register for Winter Graduation!Online Application Closes September 30____________________________________...
09/25/2018
Graduation | Office of the University Registrar | George Mason University

LAST CHANCE to Register for Winter Graduation!
Online Application Closes September 30
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Planning to graduate in December? Don't forget that all students must apply to graduate. It doesn't happen automatically! You can find out more information and the application here: https://registrar.gmu.edu/students/graduation/?mc_cid=9643b36651&mc_eid=e7ab21a6eb .

Graduation is not an automatic process. Students should apply to graduate no later than the application deadline. You must be in good financial standing with the University to receive your diploma.

Get Ready for the 2018 Fall Career Fair!Wednesday, October 3 & Thursday, October 411:00 am - 4:00 pmDewberry Hall, Johns...
09/25/2018

Get Ready for the 2018 Fall Career Fair!
Wednesday, October 3 & Thursday, October 4
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dewberry Hall, Johnson Center
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Make plans to attend Mason's campus-wide career fair for national, regional, and local employers offering internships, full-time jobs, and part-time positions. The fair is open to all students and alumni - no need to register, just show up!

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Division Of Learning Technologies At George Mason University 4400 University Drive, Thompson Hall - Suite L040
Fairfax, VA
22030

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

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(703) 993-3798

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