EDUC6640-L1 Special Topics In Online Instr (Spring 2014)
About The Instructor
Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 4 (03/08/2014 - 05/03/2014)
Seats Available: 17 Seats
The following additional fees apply to this section:
Fully Online Fee
This course provides the student with an introduction to a number of special topics related to the planning, developing, and implementing of an online course. The content of the course changes over time to meet the ever changing impact of technology. Examples of topic areas that may be addressed include current issues relate to distance education, video conferencing, use of webinars, social networking as a teaching tool, use of specialized software and emerging technologies in conjunction with Learning Management Systems (LMSs), how to choose an appropriate LMS for specific environments, and blended learning concepts. The course provides opportunities for students to engage in discussion, research current issues related to distance education, and apply new technologies and software to the development of online course modules.