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General Information


An overview of the course from Dr. Jones.

Course Description

This course is designed to examine the development of educational telecommunications in the United States; theories and practices. Foundational skills in data communications. Covers the basics, including terms and concepts, contemporary network services, transmission media, and protocols. Students learn how protocols are used in networking implementations.

This course has two areas of focus:

  1. Exploring foundational issues and currently-emerging trends in telecommunications that are becoming integrated into the field of education.
  2. Acquiring knowledge about how current telecommunications systems work.

Course Materials were created by Dr. Greg Jones, Dept of Learning Technologies.

Class Discussions

The instructor will use the depsrtment's moodle system to communicate information to students throughout the class. It is your responsibility to read discussions on the course forums. Contact the instructor if you have problems. The moodle section might not be available until the first day of the course.

Student Information

Please complete the Student Information Sheet for Learning Technologies.

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Meeting Information

The instructor will schedule online sessions as needed during the course. The course will be using Adobe Connect Pro and there is a short tutorial available on its use. Meetings are optional, but highly recommend with such a short semester. Recording of the meetings will be made available when possible.

See your course on the moodle for the times and dates of online meetings.

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