Overview

Digital Environments for Learning, Teaching and Agency (DELTA) focuses on understanding, designing and implementing digital technologies that promote learning in a range of environments. These environments range from technology-enhanced classrooms to mobile devices and immersive virtual worlds, in schools, homes, museums and workplaces. The course sequence will prepare students for the culminating capstone course, where students will collaboratively develop a tool that supports learning in their area of interest. Graduating students will be prepare to work in a range of fields, including educational publishing and educational technology development, museum exhibit design, corporate training, game design, web and mobile application development, and be prepared for graduate programs in related areas.  For more information see the program website

Students in this concentration will:

  • Explore theories and methods for designing and implementing technology in teaching and learning environments.
  • Identify general principles of learning and instruction and understand the role that technology may play in supporting learning in a variety of settings.
  • Engage in writing, design, and presentation skills that can be applied to a range of contexts  (e.g., education, industry, non profit organizations).
  • Understand the limits and nature of technology, and issues of equity and access related to digital environments for learning, teaching and agency.

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Who should apply

Undergraduate students who want to:

  • Understand the relationship between research on teaching and learning and technology.
  • Understand how to design technology to support learning in classrooms, museums, workplaces etc.
  •  Understand the limits and nature of technology, and issues of equity and access related to digital environments for learning, teaching and agency.
  • Engage in writing, design, and presentation skills that can be applied to a range of contexts  (e.g., education, industry, non profit organizations).

Note: No prior technology or computer science experience is necessary to enroll in the DELTA concentration.


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