Course Code: EDUC621 Course ID: 4355 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
This course examines the similarities and differences of the learning needs and abilities of adult and younger learners. The course emphasizes differentiated instruction and course development as applicable to adult and K-12 learners in traditional, virtual, and hybrid contexts. Topics include a historical perspective, diversity, andragogy versus pedagogy in the online classroom, trends and issues with technology education and online education, LMS elements, and basics of grant writing/technology grant writing.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Start Month||Session||Weeks|
|05/29/2023 - 11/03/2023||11/06/2023 - 12/31/2023||November||Fall 2023 Session I||8 Week session|
|06/26/2023 - 12/01/2023||12/04/2023 - 01/28/2024||December||Fall 2023 Session D||8 Week session|
|07/31/2023 - 12/29/2023||01/01/2024 - 02/25/2024||January||Winter 2024 Session B||8 Week session|
|08/28/2023 - 02/02/2024||02/05/2024 - 03/31/2024||February||Winter 2024 Session I||8 Week session|
|09/25/2023 - 03/01/2024||03/04/2024 - 04/28/2024||March||Winter 2024 Session D||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, students will:
- Understand the history and development of online and distance learning.
- Analyze trends and issues in online learning to remain consistently current within the field.
- Evaluate learning management systems.
- Analyze adult learning theory (andragogy) versus pedagogy.
- Apply instructional approaches that accommodate both young and adult learners.
|Assignment 1: History of Online Learning||8.13%|
|Assignment 2: Zimmer Twins Movie of the Best Practices in Online Learning||8.13%|
|Assignment 3: Edmodo: Bringing Our Experiences Together into the Online Format||8.13%|
|Assignment 4: Prezi: Tips for Instructing Adult and K-12 Learners||8.13%|
|Assignment 5: Glogster: Virtual Story Boards on Trends in Online Learning||8.13%|
|Assignment 6: Grant Writing||8.13%|
|Assignment 7: PechaKucha||8.13%|
|Assignment 8: Direction of Online Learning in the 21st Century||8.13%|
|Week 1: ISTE Technology Standards||3.89%|
|Week 2: Challenges in the Online Classroom||3.89%|
|Week 3: Diversity in the Online Classroom||3.89%|
|Week 4: Andragogy vs. Pedagogy in Online Learning Environment||3.89%|
|Week 5: Current Trends in Online Learning||3.89%|
|Week 6: Obstacles to Integrating Technology||3.89%|
|Week 7: Characteristics of an Effective LMS||3.89%|
|Week 8: Direction of Online Learning in the 21st||3.89%|
Not current for future courses.