Minor in Instructional Technology

Give Students the Tools to Succeed in the 21st Century

The strategic use of technology can have a profound effect in the classroom and workplace. When you pursue a Minor in Instructional Technology from the University of Houston-Clear Lake, you will be able to design technology-rich learning environments and become comfortable with adopting emerging technologies to facilitate learning.

Using Technology Improves Student Achievement

Your courses will help you gain skills in the design and development of technology-based applications through a deeper understanding of the application of instructional technology in business and education sectors. This is the perfect minor for anyone studying the development and application of web-based and digital technology, as you will be able to implement your discoveries into a variety of learning environments, from teaching in classrooms to training in the workplace.
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Degree Requirements

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority - February 1
    Final - August 1

  • Spring

    Priority - September 1
    Final - December 1

  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Spring 2018
    Priority – January 4
    Final – January 16
  • Summer 2018
    Priority Deadline (Summer I and II)– May 22
    Final (Summer I) – June 5
    Final (Summer II) – July 9
  • Fall 2018
    Priority – August 13
    Final – August 27

Summer I and II Priority Application deadline for undergraduate transfer, former and non-degree seeking undergraduate/graduate students. Students who apply after this date must submit all required documentation with their paper application in the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.
  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring*

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 1

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester


  University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Accreditations and Distinctions

UHCL’s College of Education graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation for both initial teacher preparation and advanced educator preparation. We’re one of only 14 educator preparation programs in Texas to hold this accreditation. The College of Education is also accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency and holds accreditations from a number of organizations for individual specializations and certification programs.

We’ve earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.

Minor in Instructional Technology Faculty

Caroline Crawford
 Caroline Crawford

Caroline Crawford

Associate Professor of Instructional Design and Technology,

Contact number: 281-283-3587
Email: crawford@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 3.203.13

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Michelle Giles
Michelle Giles

Michelle Giles

Lecturer of Curriculum and Instruction,

Contact number: 281-283-3516
Email: giles@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1111.2

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Kathryn Ley
Kathryn Ley

Kathryn Ley

Associate Professor of Instructional Design and Technology,

Contact number: 281-283-3585
Email: ley@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 3.203.02

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Jana Willis
Jana Willis

Jana Willis

Department Chair of Literacy, Library and Learning Technologies and Professor of Instructional Design and Technology ,

Contact number: 281-283-3568
Email: willis@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 3203.1

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