ILT Competencies

Information and Learning Technologies (ILT) competencies are the skills that University of Colorado Denver Information and Learning Technologies master’s program students are expected to learn and demonstrate. These competencies are based on professional standards from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).

  1. Adopt a reflective-practice stance to your work.
  2. Conduct a needs assessment for learning or performance interventions.
  3. Apply theory and best practices, conduct an analysis of learners, content and context for instruction and design activities and experiences for learning.
  4. Accommodate the needs of diverse learners through media and technology.
  5. Use tools and apply message-design principles to develop products and resources to support learning and performance.
  6. Implement and evaluate effectiveness of programs, products or practices.
  7. Assess student/participant learning.
  8. Utilize research methods to investigate a learning, organizational or performance problem.
  9. Manage a development or related project.
  10. Participate in a change process and provide leadership in helping people adopt new technologies or practices.