Developing Effective Training with Technology
Technology is reshaping how
organizations work and learn. This course will give educational technology
leaders valuable skills in making effective use of technology in developing,
delivering, and evaluating training. In our rapidly changing environment the
ability to present training that uses technology to inform, motivate, and
prepare learners is crucial.
The foundations for these
skills come from instructional design, technology utilizations,
media-selection, communications, organizational behavior, and the application
of advanced educational technologies. The course has been designed around the
belief that critical thinking is vital to a world in which personality and
image often substitute substance and thought.
In general terms we can say
that the goal of this course is the understanding, planning and production of
highly effective technology-rich training that meet institutional and
After you have successfully
completed this course you will be able to:
Conduct a target
and justifiable media-selection decisions
develop technology-rich training plans
synthesize current research findings related to technology applications in
characteristics of face-to-face and distance media for distance only and blended
technology-rich training and make suggestions for improvement.
None currently indicated.