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Donna in this Mini-course will present Assessment for Educated Adult Learners

Intent of This Project

Professional Adult Learners Online

This course explores issues and suggested strategies for teaching professional courses online.

Contemplate these questions:

  • Who are the students?
  • What are the tasks that they need to perform by the end of the course?
  • What skills and supplies, software and equipment do they need to take the course?
  • What is the difference between online instruction and live teaching in a classroom?
  • What are the distinguishing features of online instruction that compliment classroom courses?
  • How can a curriculum be designed to make the most of an online learning environment for professional adult learners?

Learning Outcomes for This Mini-Course

Learners will be able to:

- describe the features of student communication that are indicative of their individual learning style

- define a list of tasks and objectives that lead to completion of the learning goals of the course

- compose a course syllabus with instructions students need for their success in an online learning environment

- explain the strengths and weaknesses of live classroom learning

- explain the strengths and weaknesses of online instructional design

- develop an integrated classroom-online curriculum for a professional training program

- design a course evaluation strategy and do the first review