Course Description

Learn about the field of e-learning and the principles, philosophies, models, approaches, technologies, and delivery modes used by practitioners of e-learning. Explore the various needs that e-learning practices can meet and the best ways to effectively implement e-learning to meet those needs.

Course Details

Course Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Identify support for e-learning within the organizational culture
  • Specify the skills needed by the organization in order to engage successfully in e-learning
  • Evaluate learning needs that could be met with a web based learning environment
  • Analyze the project risk of implementing or not implementing e-learning
  • Analyze the comparative strengths and weakness of e-learning platforms and other technology tools as they apply to the goal of meeting given learning needs
  • Determine e-learning benchmarks to include in the evaluation of an e-learning project
  • Develop a business case for e-learning


Students should expect to spend five to seven hours on course work each week. 
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Online Asynchronous
Sep 17, 2024 to Nov 25, 2024
Online Synchronous
W, Th
6:30PM to 8:00PM
Oct 23, 2024 to Oct 24, 2024
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Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $649.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required. All materials will be provided online. 

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

This is an Online Hybrid course with Online Synchronous Sessions held online in real time (Mountain Time). Students will choose one of those two dates for their assignment presentation.

  • Zoom web conferencing software. To fully participate in the classes, students will need: an internet connection, and a reliable headset with microphone.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registering on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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