edt722 | Graduate

Distance Learning

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This course traces the development of distance learning, including past, present, and future trends. Learners will relate social contexts and educational goals to the evolution of technologies and their intended support of learning. Learners will explore the delivery of instruction over physical distance, focusing on concepts such as transactional distance, cultural considerations, anonymity, privacy, and accountability. Team learning is heavily emphasized and applied in this course. Competency A: Incorporate an understanding of the historical and current evolution of distance learning into a vision of the future. Competency B: Apply the dynamics of leadership in distance learning. Competency C: Analyze the relevant issues impacting distance education.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 8 weeks

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    Vision for the Future of Distance Learning

    • Competency C: Analyze the relevant issues impacting distance education. [Wk 8]
    • Competency A: Incorporate an understanding of the historical and current evolution of distance learning into a vision of the future. [Wk 8]
    • Competency B: Apply the dynamics of leadership in distance learning. [Wk 8]

    Reading Weeks

    • Competency A: Incorporate an understanding of the historical and current evolution of distance learning into a vision of the future. [Wk 2]
    • Competency B: Apply the dynamics of leadership in distance learning. [Wk 2]
    • Competency C: Analyze the relevant issues impacting distance education. [Wk 2]

    Historical Perspective: Development, Evolution, and Theories of Distance Learning

    • Competency A: Incorporate an understanding of the historical and current evolution of distance learning into a vision of the future. [Wk 3]
    • Competency B: Apply the dynamics of leadership in distance learning. [Wk 3]
    • Competency C: Analyze the relevant issues impacting distance education. [Wk 3]

    Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

    • Competency A: Incorporate an understanding of the historical and current evolution of distance learning into a vision of the future. [Wk 5]
    • Competency B: Apply the dynamics of leadership in distance learning. [Wk 5]
    • Competency C: Analyze the relevant issues impacting distance education. [Wk 5]

    Instructional and Cultural Context for Distance Learning

    • Competency A: Incorporate an understanding of the historical and current evolution of distance learning into a vision of the future. [Wk 4]
    • Competency B: Apply the dynamics of leadership in distance learning. [Wk 4]
    • Competency C: Analyze the relevant issues impacting distance education. [Wk 4]

    Managing and Evaluating Distance Education

    • Competency A: Incorporate an understanding of the historical and current evolution of distance learning into a vision of the future. [Wk 6]
    • Competency B: Apply the dynamics of leadership in distance learning. [Wk 6]
    • Competency C: Analyze the relevant issues impacting distance education. [Wk 6]

    Issues in Distance Learning

    • Competency A: Incorporate an understanding of the historical and current evolution of distance learning into a vision of the future. [Wk 7]
    • Competency B: Apply the dynamics of leadership in distance learning. [Wk 7]
    • Competency C: Analyze the relevant issues impacting distance education. [Wk 7]
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