The E-Learning and New Media Design option prepares instructional design and technologists for a wide variety of education and training settings to acquire knowledge and skills in applying and developing new technologies, with advanced video, mobile, and multimedia techniques to enhance the learning experience of students at all levels.
Note: Teachers who plan to teach in public California K-12 classrooms or work as school-level or district-level computer coordinators must obtain a California teaching credential.
Admission to the Program
In addition to University requirements for admission to graduate study, applicants must:
1) have a minimum 2.75 grade point average in the last 60 semester units attempted,
2) have basic computer literacy, and
3) submit a written application to the Charter College of Education and the Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education
(Download the form from the Charter College of Education website).
Requirements for the Degree (33 - 37 units)
A total of 33 or more units is required, with at least 17 units in 5000-level courses. A comprehensive examination or a thesis or project is also required. There is a limit on credit that may be earned in variable-unit courses. See Restriction on Credit Earned in Variable Unit Courses.
Students should expect to take the comprehensive examination (EDFN 5960) during the Fall or Spring semester after they complete all coursework on their program and must comply with college and division requirements.
*Students who do a thesis are required to obtain advisor approval. Students who do a thesis are required to take a second course in educational research methodology such as EDFN 4520 (with advisor approval).