Introduction to Emerging Educational Technologies
This course is part of the following part-time on campus and/or online program(s):
Web-based educational technology is rapidly changing student learning experiences and educational pedagogy. Learners explore the vast range of web-based educational technologies including learning management systems and open education resources, as well as end-users' use of social media, search engines and games, in order to discover educational applications for these technologies. Learners sample the many technologies available to educators and students for both formal and informal learning. Through online communities and 3D virtual environments, learners experience new ways to collaborate and discover new educational technologies. The importance of establishing an ongoing community of practice and support, along with sharing pragmatic experiences with other users is emphasized.