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Master of Science in

Learning Experience Design

Graduates of our MS in Learning Experience Design program should feel equipped to design and curate learning resources that enhance learner retention and application; create and deliver high-quality programs and interactive learning experiences; and use data analytics, learner and contextual analysis and interface design assessment to evaluate learning experience and resolve educational challenges.

To see if you're on track, read through the program outcomes and required courses and electives below. Please note: students must follow degree requirements effective at time of matriculation. Do not hesitate to reach out to your student advisor with any questions about completing your degree.

Program outcomes:

  • Apply adult learning theories, UX and UI design methodologies, learner and front-end analyses, and design thinking to the development of outcomes-based learner-centered educational experiences.
  • Design and curate learning resources that enhance learners’ retention of concepts and application of skills and align to the principles of universal design for learning, standards of accessibility, and utilize sound visual design techniques.
  • Develop adaptive and accessible digital learning environments using the various methodologies and tools of instructional design and user-centered design practices.
  • Evaluate the efficacy of learning experiences and resolve educational challenges utilizing data analytics, learner and contextual analysis, and assessment of interface design.
  • Apply leadership and collaborative skills and processes to the strategic design and development of learning experiences.

Required Courses

RIDT 101
Principles of Learning Experience Design
RIDT 110
Foundations of Instructional Technology for E-Learning
RIDT 130
Advanced Learning Experience Design and Assessment Strategies
RIDT 150
Learning Experience Design Practicum
RIDT 180
Learning Analytics
RUCD 101
User Experience Design
RUCD 120
Cognitive and Social Psychology of User-Centered Design

Electives (choose four)

RCOM 202
Communication for Effective Leadership
RIDT 120
Learning Management Systems for Course Development
RIDT 140
Managing Learning Experience Design Projects
RIDT 155
Business Requirements Analysis
RIDT 165
Adaptive and Game-Based E-Learning Design
RIDT 170
Interactive Multimedia Courseware Design
RIDT 290
Special Topics in Learning Experience Design

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