Schedule of Classes

2022 Fall: August 17 - December 20

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
DEPM 604 Management and Leadership in Distance Education and E-Learning (3)
Prerequisites: DETT 607 and DETC 620. An introduction to the organization, management, and administration of distance education and e-learning training programs and systems. Topics include management theory and practice, organizational behavior and change, leadership roles and styles, and planning and policy. Discussion covers education and training in academic and corporate settings and the knowledge and skills necessary for a distance education practitioner to function effectively in either type of organizational environment. Assignments include individual and group case-study analyses, brief essays, and literature searches related to distance education and e-learning leadership.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
85954 9180 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 W 7:00P-8:00P Open Online
Faculty: Warner, Terrence L. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: This is a virtual hybrid course pilot. In addition to traditional weekly online activities, students are required to meet once-a-week, in an immersive 3D instructional environment, using a virtual reality (VR) headset, loaned at no cost, by UMGC. At this time, only students who live stateside can enroll in a Virtual Reality Hybrid course. At this time, UMGC is not prepared to ship VR headsets overseas or internationally.¿
DEPM 622 The Business of Distance Education and E-Learning (3)
Prerequisites: DEPM 604 and DETT 621. An examination of the highly competitive global business environment for distance education and training. Topics include the supply and demand of education services in emerging and existing markets, the competitive positioning of organizations, and increasing reliance on collaborations. Emphasis is on the skills distance education managers need in planning and developing programs, products, and services that are targeted to specific markets and cost-effective.
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86511 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Barkand, Jonathan M. Syllabus Course Materials
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