Course Description: EDUC 6424

Learning Technologies and Organizations

Description:
Technology is reshaping how organizations work and how learning takes place in the workplace. This course examines such changes in the context of educational technology leadership and knowledge management incorporations, government/military agencies, associations, schools and universities. In addition to providing an overview of how and why technology impacts the world of work, emerging technological roles and expectations will be discussed. Of particular interest are the interactions among and between management, employees, and customers.

Objectives:
The purpose of the course is to increase understanding of how technology affects learning within THE WORKPLACE. After completing this course, participants should be able to:

Describe the different technologies that are currently being used for training and education in organizations

Discuss the cost/benefits and social impact of these technologies

Explain the implementation factors that affect the success and failure of learning technologies within an organization

Describe the emergence of learning organizations and the significance of knowledge management

Prerequisites:
None currently indicated.

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The ETL Program's Masters Degree in Educational Technology Leadership and Graduate Certificates are offered through the Graduate School of Education and Human Development
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