EDTC 6325

Educational Communications

This course addresses the development of instruction for e-learning environments. Learners will use a research-based rationale for the selection and utilization of technologies for designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating instruction using an open source courseware management system. Learners will also explore the potential of 3-D virtual environments for instructional applications. Lec. 3, Cr. 3.

E-Learning Project: This project was designed to help instructors combat apprehension about online teaching, and to effectively prepare instructors for online teaching. During this instructional training, communication instructors will learn how to create an online communication course that adheres to university and departmental student learning objectives.

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Cooperative Project: Our project evaluates Second Life as an educational platform for teaching about space and space exploration. Through our research of Second Life, we determined the best methods for using Second Life as an educational tool. Enclosed is a report which includes research about the benefits of 3D learning environments, educational resources for the Second Life program, and a multimedia presentation that overviews our team’s experience working with Second Life.