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Learning, Design and Technology (LDT)

What is LDT?

The Learning, Design & Technology Program prepares professionals to design and evaluate educationally informed and empirically grounded learning environments, products, and programs that effectively employ emergent technologies in a variety of settings.

Program Overview

LDT Master's Projects

The Master's Project is an opportunity for LDT students to further develop and apply their learning. Through a learner-centered design process, students identify learning problems and apply appropriate theories about learning to create educationally informed and empirically grounded learning environments, products, and programs that effectively employ emergent technologies in variety of settings.

Pixel Art Academy: An adventure game for self-directed learning

The Internet is home to unprecedented amounts of learning resources, yet few follow through with aspirations to learn from them. How might we empower learners with skills for self-directed...

MathBuddy: Buddy up, tackle math.

Many young women suffer from math anxiety that leads them to avoid math-related careers. Women hold only 24% of STEM jobs in the US. MathBuddy is a social math game designed to help young women...

Metacognizant

Metacognizant: Developing higher-order thinking skills

Metacognizant is an application integrated into the middle school classroom, designed to foster metacognitive awareness and positive identity development in a conscious manner. Research suggests...