Masters of Arts in Learning & Emerging Technologies (MALET) Empire State CollegeGoals:1. Consider the social, ethical and legal impacts of new technologies on our lives, individually and collectively.2. Explore the multiple, unfolding political and economic impacts of digital media as a transformative agent in the global civic and market arenas.3. Develop an understanding of how people learn in technology-mediated environments.4. Examine and evaluate learning that occurs in technology mediated environments, and the impact of digital tools, resources and pedagogical methods in these settings.5. Acquire the skills and capacity to identify, employ and evaluate technologically supported tools and methodologies.6. Conduct original research projects both individually and in collaborative faculty-student teams in order to expand knowledge in the field.
M.A. IN LEARNING AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIESEnrollment SequenceThe typical enrollment sequence is as follows:First term 6 cr Learning with Emerging Technologies: Theory and Practice, 3 cr. New Media and New Literacies, 3 crSecond term 6 cr Designing Online Learning Environments, 3 cr Evaluating Learning in Participatory Digital Environments, 3 crThird term 6 cr Issues and Ethics in the Digital Age, 3 cr Advanced Design Seminar: Portfolio Project, 3 crFourth and 12 cr 4 electives to choose from, 3 cr eachFifth termSixth term 3 cr Proposal Seminar, 3 crSeventh term 3 cr Final Project, 3, crTotal 36 cr
Examples of Virtual Uses in MALETAvatar creation and design