National University




EDT623 Web-based Instruction

Lead Faculty: Dr. Everett George Beckwith

Course Description

An overview of key concepts and principles that drive the design of effective web-based instruction, including evaluation, instructional approaches, learning sequences, interactive learning, assessment, collaboration, learner motivation, technical requirements, and supplemental learning options. Hands on experience with design/editing systems including HTML and DHTML utilizing Dreamweaver.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the historical context and the business/educational needs that drive web based instruction efforts.
  • Understand the administration and management processes involved in developing and implementing a web based instruction program.
  • Understand the issues and processes involved in assessing learning outcomes with web based instruction.
  • Understand the issues involved in evaluating the effectiveness of web based instruction programs.
  • Think analytically about business and instructional problems and identify appropriate learning objectives for them.
  • Analyze and describe the subordinate and coordinate relationships among the knowledge, skills, and/or tasks encompassed by a set of instructional goals and objectives.
  • Select appropriate media and define web based instruction activities and experiences to match business needs and learning objectives.

Prerequisite