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MIT 500: Instructional Systems Design: Theory and Research

This is the home page for MIT 500. The course is offered by the Department of Specialty Studies, Watson School of Education. It is a CORE course for the Master of Science Degree in Instructional Technology (MSIT). This WWW page has been established to give students and interested others access to information for and about MIT 500 at UNCW.

About This Course. . .

Instructional Systems Design (ISD) is the primary curriculum design and development paradigm in use in training and education environments in America and around the world. Its effectiveness has been demonstrated in the development of training and education in the last forty years.

As a required course in the MIT Masters program at UNCW, MIT 500 is one of several fundamental building blocks necessary for a well-rounded background in both the theoretical and practical elements of ISD. Students seeking a masters degree in ISD should be cognizant of the fact that the subject matter and project embodied in this course represent prerequisite material for the remainder of this program. It is essential that students expend the time and energy necessary to meet the stated objectives if they want to adequately meet future prerequisites in this program.