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EDUC623 - Online Learning and Student Achievement

Course Details

Course Code: EDUC623 Course ID: 4357 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

In this course candidates will develop an understanding of the structure of the different types of software/genres (e. g. application, drill and practice, tutorial and simulation), and their effect on raising student achievement. Candidates will gain an appreciation for the types of online learning experiences that will enhance the online student experience. Scholarly literature that addresses student achievement gains via technology will be examined. Candidates will be introduced to a typology for software and interactive web experiences that predict the effect of student achievement based on the unique features of interactive product. (Candidates in the M. Ed. Teaching-Concentration in Secondary Social Studies program must take the 16-week course version per the West Virginia Board of Education-no exceptions.)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
07/27/21 - 12/31/21 01/03/22 - 02/27/22 Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/21 - 02/04/22 02/07/22 - 04/03/22 Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/21 - 03/04/22 03/07/22 - 05/01/22 Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
11/30/21 - 04/29/22 05/02/22 - 06/26/22 Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Upon successful completion of this course, candidates will be able to:

  1. Differentiate of the concepts of evaluation and assessment and synthesize with regard to instructional technology.
  2. Identify the various program evaluation models and show their relationship to online learning degree programs.
  3. Develop online assessment surveys and understand how to test for reliability and validity.
  4. Develop technology-enhanced online assessment strategies to meet a variety of student needs.
Book Title: Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching, 6th ed. (custom)- Non-custom ISBN is: 9780132612258. Ebook format only available at the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources if a hard copy is preferred.
Author: Roblyer, Margaret D
Publication Info: Pearson
ISBN: 9781269648967
Book Title: If you prefer the electronic format, your required book(s) may be available for purchase from the APUS Bookstore in a VitalSource e-book format
Publication Info:

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.