Catalog Year : 2020-21


Media and Technology

Media and Technology


MEDT 7472 E01 - Intro to Distance Education
Credits: 3.00
This course is a general introduction to conceptual, theoretical, and practical ideas concerning distance education, including the current status of distance learning and its impact on education. Students will become conversant in the terminology of the field of distance education, review its history, conduct research on specific areas of practice, investigate instructional and learning design strategies, explore the technologies commonly used, and understand the unique roles and responsibilities of the distance learner and the distance instructor.

Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Education
Department: Educ Technology & Foundations
Campus Distance Learning Technology
Start Date JAN 09, 2021 End Date MAY 11, 2021
Days Taught TBA Time of Day TBA Location TBA TBA
Instructor(s):Allyson  Wilcox Open Seats:0 of 25 as of 03/03/2021 06:55:07
Pre-requisites: MEDT 7461 or MEDT 7464
Additional Information: Instructional Method: 100% Online (E)
    This course is a general introduction to conceptual, theoretical, and practical ideas concerning distance education, including the current status of distance learning and its impact on education. Students will become conversant in the terminology of the field of distance education, review its history, conduct research on specific areas of practice, investigate instructional and learning design strategies, explore the technologies commonly used,and understand the unique roles and responsibilities of the distance learner and the distance instructor. Course taught 100% online using CourseDen and no face-to-face meetings. Students must have Internet access. Students should check CourseDen on the first day of class for assignments. If you have trouble logging into CourseDen or cannot see your section, please contact UWG Online at 678-839-6248, or visit their website at uwgonline.westga.edu.
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