CVS 901 Online Instruct & Assesmnt Practices
Credit Hours: 1.5
Prerequisite: Participants should have fundamental knowledge of microcomputer operating systems and basic knowledge of software and tools such as a word processor, e-mail, an Internet browser, and search engines. Students will also be expected to know the basics of the Desire2Learn CMS prior to beginning this course. Additionally, students should be self-directed and self-motivated in their learning and study habits to be successful in an online learning environment.
This course will provide educators with valuable resources and important skills needed to develop and teach an online course effectively. The course is instructor-led, eight-weeks long, and fully-online. Thus, participants will have an opportunity to experience learning at a distance in a virtual environment. The purpose of this course is to introduce educators to instructional design, communications tools, using group work online, creating interactive content, and deciding upon online assessment items.