Course Description

The course examines the opportunities, challenges, cautions, and demands of web-based instruction in higher education. It explores the policy implications of web-based instruction, development of collaborative teaming skills utilizing telecommunications resources, and the design and technical aspects of online instruction. Particular attention is given to the implications of online instruction for accommodating needs presented by diverse learners through strategies such as universal designs. Prerequisite: Admission to doctoral program or permission of instructor.

These session are required for all students who are enrolled in ELPS 896. They are also required for students who are taking ELPS 820 Practicum, ELPS 897 Independent Study or ELPS 999 Doctoral dissertation from Aust. If you are taking ELPS 820, ELPS 897 or ELPS 999 and you have a scheduling conflict with these sessions you must arrange with Aust for an alternative meeting time.