The University of New Mexico
OLIT: Org Learn & Instructional Tech Catalog Description

  Three Year Fall Semester Average
Course Catalog Description Enrollment Section
OLIT293 Titles will vary.
OLIT391   3.33 25.00 8.67
OLIT420 Design theory and principles as applied to the research and development functions of industry. Product development via team organization, brainstorming, data analysis, oral presentations and creative problem solving. Two lectures, 3 hrs. lab. 20.67 20.00 62.00
OLIT421 Includes training in the use of media production and display equipment, production of graphic materials, overhead transparencies, slides, audio recordings, posters and criteria for effective design and use of media materials in training and education. Lab fee required.
OLIT466 Explores the world of the adult learner from historic, social, political and pragmatic perspectives. Issues of life stages, culture, teaching theory and andragogical practice are considered as they relate to the practice of adult learning.
OLIT470 Introduction to the concepts of training in the corporate sector.
OLIT471 Introduction to the principles of planning and designing of training packages and programs.
OLIT472 Introduction to the development of instructional training methods and strategies for corporate training programs. 19.33 20.00 58.00
OLIT473 Principles of evaluation of instruction and trainee performance applied to organizational training programs. 13.67 20.00 41.00
OLIT481 Focus on industry as humanity s systematic effort to provide the necessities and conveniences of life. In addition to developing a historical perspective, students will study in depth a variety of industrial organizations that provide goods and services to meet the needs and desires of society. 20.00 38.33 60.00
OLIT483 An introduction to instructional applications of computer technology using integrated software. Includes instruction in techniques of using integrated software to manage computer instruction, to manage student records and achievements, and to produce and use ancillary materials. Current representative integration software will be used.
OLIT493 May be repeated for credit, no limit. 22.67 53.33 51.33
OLIT495 Planned and supervised professional laboratory or field experiences in agency or institutional setting. Offered on a CR/NC basis only. Restriction: permission of instructor. 4.00 25.00 13.00
OLIT501 Application of instructional design principles used in the development of instructional materials. Students work individually on course exercises and collaboratively on two course projects. One of the first three courses taken in the Master s program. 16.33 20.00 49.00
OLIT505 An overview of contemporary instructional technologies and how they can be utilized to improve the effectiveness of instruction. Students will gain expertise in selecting and using appropriate instructional technologies supporting the achievement of performance-based objectives. 19.00 20.00 57.00
OLIT507 Participants apply general principles and techniques for designing comprehensive knowledge management solutions that combine web-based technologies and organizational interventions. To put a theory into practice, participants utilize an iterative design process in developing a course project.
OLIT508 Provides the student with a basic understanding of the evaluation process, the application of evaluations in determining the effectiveness and/or value of a learning experience both in the classroom and in the workplace. 4.33 8.33 13.00
OLIT509 Focused on designing technology-supported collaboration solutions that support the collective brainpower of organizational members in the creation of knowledge. 9.00 12.33 27.00
OLIT511 Focused on designing organizational portals for managing and disseminating documents, instruction, best practices, and expert advice.
OLIT514 This course focuses on the theories and applications of organizational learning strategies and process. The relationship between individual and team learning to organizational learning will be addressed throughout the course. {Offered annually} 16.67 21.67 50.00
OLIT521 Designed to increase the effectiveness of presentations for educator/trainers using a variety of presentation technologies. Utilizing ISD principles, students engage in production of media to develop an instructional package. Special Fee.
OLIT522 This course provides resources and guidance as students conceive, design, script, shoot and edit digital video footage. Students will learn to create instructional video sequences based on theories of learning and instructional design principles. Prerequisites: 501 and 561. 2.33 6.67 7.00
OLIT523 Combines learning theory and authoring to teach the computer skills necessary to design and produce computer assisted instructional (CAI) programs using an authoring language. No previous programming experience is necessary. Includes demonstration of other authoring languages and systems. Special Fee.
OLIT525 An introduction to computer based learning environments incorporating multiple forms of media. Students study the theories applicable to multimedia learning, gain practical skills for implementing simple systems, and design a large scale multimedia learning environment. Lab fee. Prerequisites: 501 and 521 and 561.
OLIT526 Students investigate the theories underlying artificial intelligence and education, examine techniques for producing systems which adapt to a learner s needs, learn about the latest developments in the field, and design a smart learning system. Prerequisites : 501and 525 and 561.
OLIT527 Hands-on project-oriented introduction to the design and development of instructional multimedia. The conceptualization of the instruction is based on adult learning principles and theories of multimedia learning. Project implementation using Authoring Systems of Web Pages. Prerequisites: 501 and 521 and 561 and (523 or 525.
OLIT528 Focuses on management strategies and key elements of modern systems. Discusses program planning and management, funding and budget management, technology selection and implementation, marketing, quality control and evaluation. 9.00 13.33 27.00
OLIT533 Students will review shareware, public domain, and complex interactive commercial simulations; explore theory and survey recent literature. Project activity will focus on design issues and solutions, as students design a simulation and develop its prototype. Lab fee.
OLIT535 Analyzes theoretical approaches to distance education and their practical applications. Examines characteristics and needs of distance learners, learner support, distance teaching, course design, delivery system selection, evaluation, policy, organization and administration of distance education.
OLIT536 For educators and trainers who use instructional television for distance education. Major types of instructional TV formats are analyzed, as well as research on television and learning. Participants develop techniques for training television instructors.
OLIT538 Explores new paradigms based on constructivist and sociocultural learning theories for designing e-learning. Focuses on online learning design and evaluation, and networked learning communities. Analyzes print, audio, and video for designing hybrid learning environments. Prerequisites: 501 and 535 and 561. 14.67 20.00 44.00
OLIT540 Foundations of HRD (training, organization and career development) and its role in facilitating individual, group and organizational learning. Students will also be introduced to instructional technologies that facilitate learning.
OLIT541 An introduction to the field of consulting. Covers conceptual knowledge of models to increase organizational effectiveness, consultant role responsibilities and needs assessment and evaluation techniques used in consulting practices.
OLIT543 Introduces student to training techniques that are suitable for instructing adult learners in a variety of settings. Students will design and deliver an instructional unit to other adult learners. Prerequisites: 501 and 561.
OLIT546 Students will examine learning styles of culturally diverse populations, conduct research on cross-cultural teaching and learning, experiment with methods and techniques of cross-cultural training and design and develop cross-cultural training programs. 6.00 13.33 18.00
OLIT561 (Also offered as LEAD 529.) Examines the teaching and learning transaction with adults. Specific attention is on adult life stage development, relevant learning theories and approaches, and learning style issues of cross-cultural populations. 19.33 15.00 58.00
OLIT562 Provides learners with information and skill development of various methods and techniques for teaching adults in a team environment. Emphasis is placed on team development and training necessary to facilitate team learning and growth. 6.00 13.33 18.00
OLIT563 Students examine adult career patterns and organizational perspectives on employee career development. Specific emphasis is on mentoring and coaching adults in career decision making.
OLIT591 Individual Performance Contract required between student and professor. 3.67 175.00 6.67
OLIT592 Special offerings given on demand for terms less than a semester. May be repeated to a maximum of 5 credit hours for Masters Plan I and a maximum of 8 credit hours for Masters Plan II.
OLIT593 Used to test new courses. May be repeated for credit, no limit. 17.67 35.00 53.00
OLIT595 This independent study is for students to gain experiences in settings other than those in which they are employed or who are making career transitions and would benefit from shadowing a professional in the field. Offered on a CR/NC basis only. 0.00 50.00 0.00
OLIT596 This final independent study is the capstone experience for Master s students who opt not to do a thesis. The student submits a proposal for a minimum 200-hour project to his/her internship faculty supervisor. Offered on a CR/NC basis only. 5.00 150.00 15.00
OLIT598 Student will develop an Individual Performance Contract with a faculty member to determine the key readings and will produce a product. 2.67 150.00 8.00
OLIT599 Offered on a CR/NC basis only. 0.33 150.00 0.33
OLIT600 Defines science, technology, human values and examines the impacts and relationships among them. Discusses emerging scientific and technological developments, projects effects on society and the proposition that technology is a primary determinant of social change.
OLIT601 A theory-driven and project-based doctoral level seminar on the foundations of learning environments, instructional design theory, and the instructional design process. Students develop design models based on constructivist and socioconstructivist theories for innovative learning environments.
OLIT608 This course is for students who wish to gain an in-depth understanding of evaluation theories and philosophies. In seminar format, students will study evaluation as a trans-discipline and its role in contemporary organizations. 5.67 20.00 17.00
OLIT635 Advanced doctoral seminar on research in distance education and educational telecommunications. Students will critically examine current research and develop theoretical frameworks, appropriate methodologies, a research proposal and agenda for future distance education research. Prerequisites: 501, 508, 535, 561 or EDUC 500. 2.00 8.33 6.00
OLIT639 This seminar emphasized the process of applying research findings to create innovative computer-based solutions for organizational learning problems. Steps in the process include assessing organizational learning needs, designing and implementing solutions and applying formative evaluation techniques. Prerequisites: 501, 508, 561. 2.33 6.67 7.00
OLIT641 This advanced course in OD for doctoral students and advanced master s is designed to enable students to develop theoretical perspectives, intensive practice and understanding of the use of OD in improving organizations. Prerequisites: at least 9 hours of Organizational Behavior, Team Development, Consulting or similar courses. Restriction: permission of the instructor.
OLIT661 A theory-driven, project-based advanced seminar designed to enable students to develop theoretical perspectives, intensive practice, and understanding of the use of Transformational Learning for applications with individuals, groups and organizations. 4.33 8.33 13.00
OLIT690 This seminar is the capstone course for the doctoral program. It assists students in planning and developing a dissertation proposal. Course may be repeated once. Offered on a CR/NC basis only. Prerequisite: students must complete the Comprehensive Examination before enrolling or take it concurrently.
OLIT696 Offered on a CR/NC basis only. 3.00 150.00 9.00
OLIT698   4.33 166.67 14.00
OLIT699 Individual performance contract required between student and professor, following formal approval of dissertation committee. Offered on a CR/NC basis only. 20.67 150.00 117.00

"OLIT: Org Learn & Instructional Tech "Three Fall Subject Average - Enroll: 298.00 Capacity: 1,585.67 Credits: 928.00'