Emerging technologies, digital media environments, and mobile media are rapidly changing the landscape of learning required for digital media artists. The author will discuss the theory and practice of immersion applied in the Center for Distance Learning undergraduate digital media arts program and in the Graduate School Master of Arts in Learning and Emerging Technologies (MALET) at SUNY Empire State College. These courses and programs are primarily taught online and at a distance. They include the option of individualized studies and one to one courses in multiple learning modalities, including face to face and limited residencies. Digital Media Arts & Emerging Technologies.