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Curr Constr & Assess: Distance Ed Methods For Sec Schools

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This course examines methods for incorporating distance learning into middle and high school settings. Various instructional and assessment strategies are explored, along with ethical issues related to the distance education environment. Students are given the opportunity to participate in an interactive, online environment.



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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    Program Evaluation in Distance Education

    • Evaluate a distance education delivery system.
    • Critique a distance learning course for sound implementation of distance education principles.

    History of Distance Education

    • Develop a definition of distance education.

    • Outline the general history of distance education from correspondence study to the use of electronic communications media.
    • Compare and contrast the technologies used to deliver distance education.

    Distance Education and Student Learning

    • Identify the effect distance education has on student learning and secondary education.

    • Summarize research on distance learner profiles.
    • Describe how to accommodate various learning styles in distance education.

    Distance Education Classroom

    • Identify teaching strategies that promote effective student learning in a distance education environment.
    • Compare distance education to traditional classroom delivery and instruction.
    • Participate in an interactive, online learning community.
    • Describe the components of an effective distance education course.

    Ethics in Distance Education

    • Examine issues related to plagiarism and academic dishonesty in a distance education environment.

    • Analyze issues related to copyright law in a distance education environment.

    Student Assessment in Distance Education

    • Analyze traditional and alternative assessment techniques that are viable for evaluating distance education learning outcomes.

    • Design a website that could be used in a distance education course.
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