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This course offers an overview of distance learning: its history, current status and future progress. Participants will also receive an introduction to learning theories and be introduced to different types of online teaching course design and educational technologies. Using case studies and a historical perspective of the evolution of online teaching, students will understand the challenges and advantages of establishing a distance learning course or program. The course will discuss course design, development, implementation and evaluation and the concept of building community.

Note: This course is the first required course for both the Teaching Online and the Teaching Adult Learners certificates. Previously offered as EDUC 30989.

Course Number: EDUC-40989
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Teaching Adult LearnersTeaching Online

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