Educational Psychology (EDPY) 479
Introduction to Computer-Based Instruction (Revision 3)
Temporarily closed, effective December 18, 2015.
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Delivery Mode: Individualized study online
Area of Study: Applied Studies
EDPY 479 is not available for Challenge.
To receive credit for EDPY 479, you must complete the course project, achieve a mark of 50 percent or more on the final examination, and achieve a composite course grade of at least D (50 percent). The weighting of the assignments is as follows:
|Unit 1:||Introduce Yourself||2%|
|PowerPoint Presentation of DID model||5%|
|Quiz 1—Chapters 1 & 2||3%|
|Unit 2:||Education Home Page||5%|
|Quiz 2—Chapters 3 & 4||3%|
|Unit 3:||Web Assignment on Concept Mapping||5%|
|Quiz 3—Chapters 5 & 6||3%|
|Unit 4:||Web Drill||8%|
|Quiz 4—Chapters 7 & 8||3%|
|Unit 5:||Image Map & Frameset||8%|
|Quiz 5—Chapters 9 & 10||3%|
|Unit 6:||Quiz 6—Chapter 11||3%|
|Final Exam (Chapters 1–12)||*25%|
*If a student scores less than 50 per cent on the final examination, the final examination score will serve as the student’s course grade.
To learn more about assignments and examinations, please refer to Athabasca University's online Calendar.
Lever-Duffy, J., & McDonald, J. B. (2008). Teaching and Learning with Technology [with free access to MyLabSchool] 3rd ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
The course materials also include online materials produced by Athabasca University: student manual, study guide, and online tutorials.
Special Instructional Features
In order to complete this course, students are expected to have access to an IBM PC-compatible microcomputer (or MAC equivalent) that is capable of downloading and operating an Internet browser program (e.g., Netscape 4.0, Firefox 2.0, and Internet Explorer 5.0).
The minimum configuration for an IBM PC-compatible computer is: Windows 98, 64 MB RAM, hard disk, a 486 processor, a graphics card, a modem of 28,800 baud, and a printer.
Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized-study counterparts.
Opened in Revision 3, May 27, 2009.
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Updated January 15 2019 by SAS