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SDÜ Education Information System Course Content
Programme
Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences Educational Technologies
Course Information
Course Unit Code
Course Unit Title
Credit Theoretic
Credit Pratic
Credit Lab/A
Credit Total
Credit Ects
Semester
01ETK5103
Theory and Practice of Distance Education
3.00
0.00
0.00
3.00
6.00
1
Course Information
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Type of Course Unit
Elective
Course Coordinator
Assistant Professor Dr. Hasan Hüseyin ÖZKAN
Course Instructors
3-Hasan Hüseyin ÖZKAN
Course Assistants
 
Course Aims
This course aims to provide students with knowledge and skills about the nature of distance education, philosophies of distance education, distance education technologies, definition and theoretical dimensions of distance education, distance education learning theories, the role of technology in distance teaching and learning, ID models, assessment and copyright issues in distance education context.
Course Goals
 
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit
1. Use terminology of the field of distance education in appropriate contexts
2. Understand the terminology, literature, theory, and approaches associated with distance education.
3. Learn about various approaches to distance education, both low and high-tech forms.
4. Present an overview of the history of distance education
5. Select appropriate instructional strategies for distance teaching and learning
6. Understand the various technological forms of delivery, such as computer mediated communications, tele-conferencing, audio conferencing, etc.
7. Discuss current social issues, and trends affecting distance education Select appropriate technologies for distance teaching and learning
8. Use online evaluation and data collection tools
9. Learn about various teaching and learning issues associated with distance education.
10. Examine various instructional design issues, needs, and approaches pertaining to distance education.
Course Contents
The purpose of this course is to help participants explore and learn about many aspects of distance education. It reviews various types of distance education efforts, the print and electronic resources available on and for distance education, and emerging trends in distance education.
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses
 
Recommended Optional Programme Components
 
Mode Of Delivery
 
Level of Course Unit
 
Assessment Methods and Criteria
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Studies During Halfterm
Number
Co-Efficient
Activity
Number
Duration
Total
Visa
1
50
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week)
14
3
42
Quiz
0
0
Time Of Studying Out Of Class
14
4
56
Homework
5
50
Homeworks
5
10
50
Attendance
0
0
Presentation
0
0
0
Application
0
0
Project
0
0
0
Lab
0
0
Lab Study
0
0
0
Project
0
0
Field Study
0
0
0
Workshop
0
0
Visas
1
10
10
Seminary
0
0
Finals
1
20
20
Field study
0
0
Workload Hour (30)
30
TOTAL
100
Total Work Charge / Hour
178
The ratio of the term to success
50
Course's ECTS Credit
6
The ratio of final to success
50
 
TOTAL
100
 
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
 
Additional Resources
1. Pallor, R., & Pratt, K. (2001). Lessons from the Cyberspace Classroom
2. Kearsley, G. (2000). Online Education: Learning and Teaching in Cyberspace
3. Picciano, A. (2001). Distance Learning: Making Connections Across Virtual Space and Time
4. Cyrs, T. (1999). Engaging Students in Distance Learning
5. Cyrs, T. (1997). Teaching at a Distance with the Merging Technologies: An Instructional Systems Approach
6. Duffy, T., & Kirkley, J. (2004). Learner-centered Theory and Practice in Distance Education: Cases from Higher Education
Material Sharing
Documents
 
Assignments
 
Exams
 
Additional Material
 
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
Work Placements
As with any other educational component, credits for work placements are only awarded when the learning outcomes have been achieved and assessed. If a work placement is part of organised mobility (such as Farabi and Erasmus), the Learning Agreement for the placement should indicate the number of credits to be awarded if the expected learning outcomes are achieved.
Program Learning Outcomes
No
Course's Contribution to Program
Contribution
1
Have adequate knowledge about the foundational concepts, theoretical basis and contemporary approaches in the field of educational technology.
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