Purdue University to Promote Program in Learning Design and Technology at Related Conference

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Learning Solutions 2012 Conference attracts education leaders and technology experts.

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We’re looking forward to showcasing our new online master’s degree program in Learning Design and Technology at the Learning Solutions Conference, said Dr. James Lehman, Professor and Associate Dean, College of Education.

Representatives from Purdue University will attend and exhibit at the Learning Solutions Conference & Expo (LS 2012), highlighting the university’s online Master of Science in Learning Design and Technology. Attendees--experts in the fields of education and technology exploring new ideas in successful teaching and learning—will have the chance to learn more about this innovative program, which is targeted to professionals teaching in a variety of fields and industries, including instructional designers, corporate training and development managers, eLearning developers, curriculum managers, and education specialists.

LS 2012 is the leading conference of its kind in the country and brings leaders in the areas of education and technology together to share new ideas for promoting successful learning, as well as to learn about new tools and technology available to them. Attendees include education professionals such as administrators, teachers, principals, deans, curriculum designers, technology directors, media specialists, and others who are passionate about quality education. The conference takes place March 21-23, 2012, at the Hilton in the Walt Disney Resort in Orlando, FL.

“We’re looking forward to showcasing our new online master’s degree program in Learning Design and Technology at the Learning Solutions Conference,” said Dr. James Lehman, Professor and Associate Dean, College of Education. “Our program is designed to equip professionals in education and training with the knowledge and skills to design, implement, and evaluate learning materials and experiences that effectively integrate pedagogy and technology. We expect many of the attendees at LS2012 to have an interest in what we have to offer.”

The online M.S. Ed. in Learning Design and Technology program is intended for education and corporate professionals to use current tools, technologies, strategies, pedagogy, and practices to design and create effective learning plans and materials adapted to the needs of different settings, whether they are teaching high school students or working adults. Taught by faculty members who are active researchers and practitioners in the field, the curriculum incorporates the most up-to-date concepts in learning theory, educational technology, and instructional design principles.

To learn more about the online MS in Learning Design and Technology, go to http://www.purdueonlineprograms.com.

About Purdue University

At Purdue University, our reputation for innovation and discovery is built on a foundation of tradition and history. Founded as a land-grant school in 1869, today the University is known for scholarly excellence, research, and achievement in the fields of aerospace, engineering, technology, science and math. Our faculty and staff commit themselves every day to preparing students to become dynamic leaders and lifelong learners. Purdue is committed to research that is transferable to real-world applications and benefits the world in positive ways.

Purdue was ranked 23rd among all public universities by US News & World Report in 2011, and a survey of corporate recruiters by the Wall Street Journal in 2010 ranked the University 4th in preparing students for the workforce.

Purdue University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. Additionally, the College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

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