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Learning Design&Tech (LDT)

LDT 433 Teaching and Learning Online in K-12 Settings (3) Explores uses of online technologies for K-12 settings including cybercharter and blended settings.

LDT 433

LDT 433 Teaching and Learning Online in K-12 Settings (3)

In this course, Teaching and Learning Online for K-12 Educators, students will receive an overview of the current status of K-12 Online Education, including criticisms of the movement and how cyber charter schools are impacting the general educational movement. Students will explore the complexities of school choice movement, the place of cyber charters in that movement and the ways that this movement can help and harm general educational progress. Students will critically examine the cyber charter school money trail so that they may identify various financial implications for the cyber charter movement on public schooling and learn how funding flows from the federal level to states to districts and finally to cyber charters. Students will be guided through the process of transforming their teaching when moving from traditional face-to-face classrooms to online settings.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: Bachelor's degree or equivalent; or 5th semester standing; or permission of program

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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