aet540 | Graduate


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This course focuses on e-learning for adult learners. Students will apply instructional design techniques, learning theory, and technical tools to propose appropriate e-learning solutions to knowledge gaps and performance challenges.

This graduate-level course is 4 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 2
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 4 weeks

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    Instructional Considerations

    • Examine criteria for selecting an appropriate e-learning opportunity.
    • Discriminate among delivery modalities, such as synchronous, asynchronous, and hybrid.
    • Examine ways to increase interactivity in e-learning.
    • Examine appropriate assessments for e-learning opportunities.

    Foundations of E-Learning

    • Summarize the evolution of e-learning.
    • Examine the characteristics of e-learning.
    • Analyze the purposes, benefits, and challenges of e-learning.
    • Compare and contrast learning theories as they relate to e-learning.

    Administrative and Management Considerations of E-Learning

    • Evaluate the effectiveness of e-learning opportunities.
    • Define learning objects.
    • Examine the open source movement.
    • Investigate copyright and intellectual property use in the e-learning environment.
    • Differentiate between various management systems.

    Development Considerations in E-Learning

    • Identify security risks associated with e-learning.
    • Identify the features of e-learning development products, such as learner tools, support tools, and technical specifications.
    • Describe the technical standards associated with e-learning.
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