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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 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

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

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    Technology Integration and Innovation for Adult Learners

    • List the key elements of problem-based learning.
    • Describe instructional strategies to develop curricula that support professional learning networks.
    • Locate methods to move from information gathering to problem-solving using technology resources.

    Technology Devices, Tools, and Functions

    • Explain how technology supports real-time learning.
    • Describe Web 2.0 and the next generation of technology functions.
    • List the types of technology tools, devices, and functions of use.

    Fostering Student Responsibility for Self-Directed Learning

    • Determine technology methods and strategies that encourage self-directed learning.
    • Differentiate among learners responding to questions and those participating in substantial discussions.
    • List student-led activities that promote self-direction and ownership within the learning environment.

    Legal Matters

    • Describe how copyright laws protect intellectual property.

    • Differentiate between copyright laws for educators in nonprofit teaching environments and for-profit educational institutions.

    Technology in Education

    • Discover the difference between adding technology to instruction and transforming education with the use of technology.
    • Identify how communication is core to educational technology.
    • Examine how ISTE National Educational Technology Standards keep technology relevant in education.

    Using Technology to Redesign Learning for the 21st Century

    • Create assessments that align with technology-based learning.

    • Design environments that support learning with technology.
    • Redefine the role of the 21st century learner.
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