|LT 3100||Educational Technology in Africa and the Diaspora|
This is a completely online course that explores trends and issues in educational technology in Africa and the Diaspora, and to help students help themselves on the road to becoming more efficient and more confident in educational technology. This course examines cultural, economic, political, and social structures and discourses as they relate to instructional design and technology in Africa and the Diaspora. Learning and instruction include lectures (facilitation) in-class and online discussions and activities, group activities, course readings, assignments and projects, and individual research, and reflections. Discussions of socio-cultural issues often evoke personal views. However, the purpose of the course is recognize/understand/appreciate the issues under discussion, and protocol is in place to ensure that everyone gets a fair opportunity to contribute. Global Perspectives Course.