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Developing Innovative Technology Based Learning Resources in an Online, Competency Based University Setting PROCEEDINGS

, Western Governors University, United States

World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-60-0 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

Faculty Mentors use online pre-tests, transcripts, and interview results to recommend a sequence of learning resources to help candidates attain the required competencies for program completion. Mentors individualize the program in a manner consistent with each candidate's learning style. A wide variety of ways are provided for students to interact with educational materials, facilitated by technology. Typically, we work with education providers to design online (or CD-ROM based) learning experiences that align to the competencies. We will present a variety of the learning resources we have had developed, discuss the development process, and the effectiveness of these non-traditional, technology-based educational resources.

Citation

Ramirez, M.A. (2006). Developing Innovative Technology Based Learning Resources in an Online, Competency Based University Setting. In T. Reeves & S. Yamashita (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (pp. 2993-2998). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

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