College of Education and Liberal Arts

Instructional Technology

Welcome to Instructional Technology (IT) at Texas A&M University -Texarkana.
We improve learning in diverse contexts using a wide range of tools, methods and innovations. IT programs prepare students to be leaders in diverse learning contexts.  These contexts include: K-12 public or private schools, military learning, museum education, online education, adult training, internet-mediated content development and delivery (also known as e-learning), workplace learning initiatives in business and industry, public/non-profit training, and higher education. Instructional Technology is one of the fastest growing fields in both business and education.

Learners in Instructional Technology develop competencies in:

  • Instructional design
  • Technology integration
  • Applied learning theory
  • Learning management systems (LMS)
  • Needs analyses
  • Product and program evaluation
  • Systemic change & change management
  • Adopting innovations
  • Project management
  • Human performance technology
  • Program support

Careers in Instructional Technology are diverse, ranging from the design of both face to face and mediated learning, to the development of human resources and human performance.  We prepare students to penetrate a wide range of 21st century careers. Find out more about this exciting new field and the opportunities available for graduates via the links to the right under Instructional Technology.