Digital Learning Environments, EDUC W161
Digital learning environments are taking residence in the educational experience of many, from replacing components of traditional classroom instruction to providing open platforms for lifelong learning. In this class we will study the various forms and functions of a sampling of digital learning environments ranging from subject specific Intelligent Tutoring Systems in K-12 to domain neutral systems for post-secondary online learning.
Fall Semester 2017
Instruction start date: August 23, 2017
Instruction end date: December 2, 2017
Credit: 4.5 quarter units / 3 semester units credit
UC Berkeley, Grad School of Education
Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.
If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.
Major Requirement: fulfills Education minor elective
Major Requirement: Elective for Education Science Major
UC Los Angeles:
Units toward Degree (see your adviser)
General Education: BA Education/Society/Human Development Elective Units
UC San Diego:
General Education: Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC/AS, Transfer students may use for UD noncontiguous GE depending on major; TMC 1 course toward upper division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Revelle - one course towards Social Science
UC San Francisco:
UC Santa Barbara:
UC Santa Cruz:
Course Meeting Requirements
The two online meeting periods will be on the Zoom video conferencing platform. Many weeks will feature a guest speaker from one of the featured digital learning environments of study. They are invited mostly to field critical questions but may also provide a brief introduction of themselves and their role at the platform.
More About The Course
This Course Qualifies for Credit Towards a Certificate in Education from UC Berkeley.
Learn more about the Education Minor program at UC Berkeley.
Additional Course Information
Grading: - Participation: 15% - Midterm: 20% - Homework: 40% - Final Project: 25%
There will be a Midterm proctored online during one of the class sessions
Instructor of Term