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INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................................................... 6
DEGREE APPLIED TO CAPSTONE PROJECT...
The objectives for this capstone project were to (1) fulfill the capstone requirement for
the Master of Arts in Professional Communication degree, (2) learn how to design a college-level
course, and (3) create a body of work...
more detailed technical look at how specific tasks are accomplished. For instance, in the course
module explaining web presentation techniques, the workbook explains what Cascading Style
Sheets are and how they fit into the broader...
online learning is that clear, constant communication is essential. Distance learners can feel
disconnected from their programs and instructors because of the physical distance between
themselves and those with whom they are interacting....
making that will help the companies they work for succeed.
The Professional Writing and Communication course I took from Dr. Art Challis had
obvious implications for writing the workbook. I was able to apply advanced research and
another 22 percent (U.S. Department of Commerce Internet Policy Task Force, 2010).
• According to one estimate, as of 2009, advertising-supported Internet services directly or
indirectly employed three million Americans, 1.2 million of...
accomplish project goals. Understanding the code that makes up the web is no different than the
paper and ink that makes up a printing press. This course will give students the technical
foundation needed to get started developing and...
interaction and teacher-student immediacy. Without meeting several hours per week with the
class and instructor in person, students can feel disconnected and grades suffer (Hutchins, 2003).
Conaway, Easton & Schmidt (2005) found that if...
connect after conducting regular live video chats with their instructor, and the wide availability
of video chat services makes this an easy way to help students succeed.
Since online learners do not attend scheduled classes, online...
decade. Using the Minasian-Batmanian model, once the instructor has a good understanding of
the target group, course development begins using five stages: analysis, design, development,
testing and evaluation.
In the analysis phase, the...
standards for information technology (Association of College & Research Libraries, 2004) and
its five established standards, performance indicators and outcomes (Appendix 2). The standards
suggest two primary focuses for achieving...
containing competencies from many collaborators across the field of web design. The
framework is based on six developmental areas (WaSP InterACT, 2012): Foundations, Front-end
Development, Design, User Science, Server-side Development...
working knowledge of web technology and be familiar with production tools and techniques.
The course will be administrated through an online teaching tool such as the “Blackboard”
system typically found in institutions of higher...
Syllabus: The Web for Communication Professionals
The web is taking an increasingly prominent role in the lives of communication professionals.
Students entering the field of communication will undoubtedly be involved in web projects...
Each week there will be an assignment due the following week. These assignments include
writing papers, developing code and working with web design tools.
Each week students will be required to write a blog post...
B 86% - 83%
B- 82% - 80%
C+ 79% - 77%
C 76% - 73%
C- 72% - 70%
D+ 69% - 67%
D 66% - 63%
D- 62% - 60%
F 59% and Below
If you are unhappy with your grade on any particular project and feel as though you deserve
something better, I welcome...
Assignment: Create a course blog
Setup a blog using WordPress. Each week of the course, write one blog post that expands upon
the topics discussed in the module or readings. Each post should be at least 500 words...
Create a Course Blog Assignment
0 points 1 point 2 points 3 points
Blog post was not
time, is poorly
written, does not
Russo, T., & Benson, S. (2003). Learning with Invisible Others: Online Presence and its
Relationship to Cognitive and Affective Learning. Conference Papers -- International
Communication Association, 1-27....