By completing this course, successful students should be able to:

  1. Describe the potential of human-centered learning in distributed and open learning contexts
  2. Explore and engage with current literature on the distributed and open education movement
  3. Critically reflect on and articulate concepts around modality, pedagogy, and access, including distributed and open learning theory, online and open learning history, privacy laws, online learning communities, open research, and open data.
  4. Examine and reflect upon the potential for equitable access for all learners in online and open learning contexts.
  5. Conduct research into and critically reflect upon emerging and future educational technologies
  6. Practice digital, networked, and open literacies in support of learning about distributed and open learning