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Technology For The Adult Learner

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This course explores a variety of ways in which technology can support and facilitate instruction for adult learners, including the use of web resources and multimedia.It also addresses the facilitator’s role in researching, selecting, integrating, and managing technology in an adult learning and training environment. The course focuses on technologies, software applications, and the evaluation of technology. Additionally, the course analyzes the effects of 21st century technology tools on intellectual property and other legal matters.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Synchronous Versus Asynchronous Learning

    • Compare synchronous learning to asynchronous learning.
    • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of asynchronous learning.
    • Identify strategies for facilitating asynchronous online learning.

    Administration of Technologies

    • Identify challenges associated with managing the use of technologies.
    • Evaluate an organization’s capacity for integrating technology to aid instruction.
    • Analyze the functionality and purpose of various communication tools.

    Legal Matters

    • Identify the key components of an acceptable use policy.
    • Analyze the effect of modern technology tools on legal and ethical issues.

    Transformation of Online Learning

    • Analyze how the delivery of adult education has changed over the past 50 years.
    • Analyze the effect of modern technologies on adult education.
    • Identify technology skills required by instructors.

    Facilitating Online Instruction

    • Compare technology-based learning tools that enhance student learning.
    • Identify assessment strategies for the online environment.
    • Analyze the importance of collaboration for student learning.

    Synchronous Learning

    • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of synchronous learning.
    • Explain how technology tools can enhance synchronous learning.
    • Identify strategies for facilitating synchronous online learning.
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