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Course Details

Course Code: ADHE613 Course ID: 5080 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course examines the essential approaches and policies related to effective communication in the online administration of higher education involving both internal and external stakeholders. Key topics include communication theory and best practices in a virtual campus environment; identifying differences in onground and online administration; developing, maintaining, and coordinating a remotely working team and support staff; establishing and implementing faculty online teaching practices and accountability; working with disciplinary issues involving online students and faculty; communication issues for human resource development in an online institution; working with staff and faculty expectations across time zones and cultural variances; and, campus/student life in an online environment.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
01/30/2023 - 06/30/2023 07/03/2023 - 08/27/2023 July Summer 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

NameGrade %
Welcome Discussion 2.50 %
W1 Forum 1: Effective Communication 2.50 %
W2 Forum 2: Professionalism and Communication Methods 2.50 %
W3 Forum 3: Communication Practices 2.50 %
W3 Forum 4: Team Theory 2.50 %
W4 Forum 5: HR for the Online Campus 2.50 %
W5 Forum 6: Higher Ed Development 2.50 %
W5 Forum 7: Historical Ramifications 2.50 %
W6 Forum 8: Online Communication Ethics 2.50 %
W7 Forum 9: Online Faculty Performance 2.50 %
W7 Forum 10: Online Faculty Evaluation 2.50 %
W8 Forum 11: Online Student Organizations 2.50 %
W2 Assignment 1: Current Communication Technique 15.00 %
W4 Assignment 2: Employee Performance Reviews 15.00 %
W6 Assignment 3: Challenging Communications 15.00 %
W8 Signature Assignment: Philosophy of Communication 25.00 %
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.
Book Title:Student Services : A Handbook for the Profession, 6th ed. (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
Publication Info:Wiley Lib
Author:Schuh, J., Susan R. Jones, and Vasti Torres
Book Title:Evaluating, Improving, and Judging Faculty Performance in Two-year Colleges (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
Publication Info:Greenwood Publishing Group Lib
Author:Richard I. Miller, Charles. Finley, Candace Shedd. Vancko, and Candace Shedd Vancko
Book Title:The ART of Responsible Communication : Leading with Values Every Day (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
Publication Info:Business Expert Press Lib
Author:David L. Remund

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.