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Instructional Technology

School of Graduate and Continuing Studies

About Our Program ♦ Cohorts  ♦  Curriculum  ♦  Career Opportunities 

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The Program
The Master of Arts in Instructional Technology offered by The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey is designed to bring the best instructional technologies into both public and corporate curricula. With a strong theoretical foundation, the degree enables graduates to use technology as a tool to enhance learning and training.  Course delivery takes place in face-to-face, hybrid, and total online modes (refer to Catalog for course-specific options).

The program serves:

1) students who seek or will continue employment in the P-12 schools;

2) students who wish to pursue coordinator or supervisor positions in P-12 schools and districts; and

3) students seeking or holding careers in business, industry, or non-profit organizations.

Instructional technology deals with the improvement of human learning and performance with the aid of technologies. The theoretical foundations of learning, instructional design, and ethical practice support the development and educational use of software applications, multimedia, and web-based technologies. Graduates of the MAIT program can become leaders in the fields of education and training and may qualify for positions in the areas of curriculum design and development, technology coordination, distance education planning, integration of technology in teaching, human performance support, instructional design and training development, and project management.

The core courses focus on important issues related to learning, instruction, research and the impact of technology, and include an overview of a variety of technologies, software applications and Web-based tools. The elective courses are designed to extend the core skills into more specialized environments, and to give students opportunities to enhance their personal interests in the field. Students can develop a customized curriculum from elective courses which is tailored to their needs. Some program courses may satisfy course requirements for a Supervisor’s Endorsement in the state of New Jersey.

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Cohorts
An educational cohort is designed to allow a group of students to work together toward their degree or academic objective. This group often starts and ends their program together. For students who live or work a distance from the college, cohort programs are often established at off-campus locations. This enables busy working adults to further their education in spite of their time.

Cohort Benefits:

  • On-site course offerings
  • Flexible scheduling
  • District collegiality
  • Peer mentorship

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MAIT Curriculum- 33 Credits
Core Courses- 18 credits
INTC 5001 Instructional Technology in the 21st Century INTC 5160 Instructional Design and Development
INTC 5110 Learning Strategies for Instructional Technology INTC 5170 Research in Instructional Technology
INTC 5120 Visual Design and Communications INTC 5810 Capstone: Final Project

Elective Courses- 15 credits
A total of 5 courses must be completed from the categories below.

P-12 Education Related Courses
INTC 5230 Supervising and Coordinating Educational Technology INTC 5320 Using Educational Software and Hardware
INTC 5280 Grant Writing INTC 5330 Integrating Technology in the Classroom
INTC 5290 Leadership in Instructional Technology INTC 5545 Distance Learning in Education
Business/Organizational Development Related Courses
INTC 5405 Information Literacy and Communication INTC 5450 Project Management Basics
INTC 5410 Adult Learning INTC 5560 E-learning in the Workplace
INTC 5420 Human Performance Improvement and Tools  
Digital Technology Related Courses
INTC 5340 Web Design INTC 5530 Digital Media Design
INTC 5350 Advanced Web Design INTC 5591 Digital Video Production
Miscellaneous Course
INTC 5250  Leadership in Instructional Technology                             EDUC 6110 Curriculum Development & Evaluation (Supervisory Endorsement)
INTC 5585 Technical Writing INTC 5590 Special Topics in Instructional Technology
INTC 5701 Internship (1-3 credits) INTC 5800  Independent Study

For course descriptions, please visit The College's Course Catalog.

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Career Opportunities

Graduates of the MAIT program can become leaders in the fields of education and training and may qualify for positions in the areas of:

  • Curriculum Design and Development
  • Technology Coordination
  • Distance Education Planning
  • Integration of Technology in Teaching
  • Human Performance Support
  • Instructional Design and Training Development
  • Project Management
  • Technology Educator

Apply today.  If you have further questions, Request More Information, view Frequently Asked Questions or please call the Graduate Admissions Office at (609) 626-3640 or E-mail gradschool@stockton.edu


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