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DLED 6301   (3-3-0)   Foundations of Distance Learning
This course is an introduction to distance education. General themes include the historical, theoretical, and philosophical foundations of distance learning, an overview of distance learning technologies, and an examination of effective techniques for teaching and learning with a distance learning system.   Online.
Prerequisite: Bachelor's degree.

DLED 6302   (3-3-0)   Designing and Developing Distance Learning
A study of instructional design theories and applications needed for distance education course design. Topics include needs analysis, assessment, instructional material design, and evaluation.  Online.
Prerequisite: Bachelor's degree.

DLED 6303   (3-3-0)   Teaching and Learning in the Online Classroom
A study of current curriculum theories and best practices for distance learning. Topics include: teaching models, brain-based learning, pedagogy, curriculum design and evaluation.  Online.

DLED 6304   (3-3-0)   Technology Tools for the Online Classroom
An array of technology tools for the online classroom will be examined for both the virtual classroom and web-based delivery systems. Both synchronous and asynchronous solutions will be explored.  Online.
Prerequisite: DLED 6302.

DLED 6305   (3-3-0)   Distance Learning Design and Administration
A study of design and administration of organizational structures, policies, and courses of study for the purpose of providing education to distant learners.  Periodically, Online.
Prerequisite: None.

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