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Technology to Support Postsecondary Student Learning

Course #: 02-1081

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CE Credit Hours: 3.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Course Description

Course Description

Many colleges are exploring ways to leverage technology to improve student retention and increase the educational options for and success of their diverse student bodies. The purpose of this continuing education course, developed using information from the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, is to provide evidence-based recommendations around how to use technology to support postsecondary learning. Each recommendation includes examples of technologies and how to implement them and a summary of the research evidence that supports the recommendation. In addition, potential obstacles to implementing technology strategies are presented as well as probable solutions.

Course Objectives

1. Highlight the overarching themes pertaining to the use of technology to support particular aspects of student learning.

2. Identify strategies to use communication and collaboration tools to increase interaction among students and between students and instructors at the postsecondary level.

3. Describe how to use varied, personalized, and readily available digital resources to design and deliver instructional content

4. Discuss methods to incorporate technology that models and fosters self-regulated learning strategies and to use technology to provide timely and targeted feedback on student performance.

5. Evaluate use simulation technologies that help students engage in complex problem-solving.

6. Summarize the research evidence that supports recommendations on using technology to support postsecondary learning.

7. Review potential obstacles to implementing technology strategies as well as probable solutions.


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