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College of Extended Learning

Introduction to Online Learning

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Learners who are engaging in online coursework have high expectations for their learning experience. Many institutions try to develop online coursework as a way to reduce cost and control the content of the training, but without regard for the complexities of the technology.

This course introduces the major models, tools, and techniques for creating and delivering online learning. It reviews the fundamentals of general learning theory and how it can be applied in practice to online design and instruction.

In this course, you will learn:

  • Key trends in online learning
  • Common steps to course development processes
  • How learning objectives are used to ensure a course is meeting its designed need
  • Benefits of narrative, adaptive, peer, and social learning
  • Instructional scaffolding and its use
  • Ways to incorporate video in online learning

CEUs: 0.5 (contact hours - 5)
$79 (USD)*

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