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Proposal Summary: WC-04-01

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TitleWeb-based delivery for 2530:243 Medical Coding & 2530:244 Medical Insurance Billing
Submitting DeanDr. John P. Kristofco
Submitting CollegeWayne College -- Rick Yoder x8946
Departments Generating the ProposalWayne
Objection DeadlineFebruary 09, 2004
Proposal StatusFinal Approval Granted
Proposal Last UpdatedMarch 16, 2004 by PR Nancy Stokes
Effective Date Spring 2004
Brief Summary of ProposalThis is a proposal for delivery of 2530:243 Medical Coding and 2530:244 Medical Insurance Billing in an on-line, web-based format. Our students have numerous concerns in their lives: work responsibilities, family obligations, social commitments, and community involvement. We know from experience that many have had difficulty in scheduling classes, or may not be able to take a specific course during the desired semester. Web-based courses can accommodate many of the issues that may restrict students from otherwise attending a traditional classroom and advancing their studies. Web-based instruction also presents an opportunity to serve a new market segment of students in the health care office management field. Individuals not currently able to attend traditional classes due to the demands of the employment may very well start their associate degree program via the Web with these proposed courses. There is no difference between the academic content of the traditional version of the courses and the proposed web-based versions. Expected learning outcomes are the same for both web and classroom-based courses. Various web technologies will be utilized. These include e-mail, discussion lists, threaded discussions, and automated testing procedures.
Type of ProposalCourse changes only
Graduate School Endorsement StatusNot required
Graduate School Endorsement UpdatedJanuary 22, 2004 by GS Heather Blake
Institutional Research StatusApproved
IR Status UpdatedDecember 29, 2003 by IR Dolores Bezilla
Library StatusNot required
Library Status UpdatedSeptember 25, 2003 by WC asst to dean Rick Yoder
Distance Learning Review Committee StatusApproved with comment
DLRC CommentGood course description. Since this is just a delivery mode change it can be approved for spring.
DLRC Status UpdatedNovember 26, 2003 by IS John Hirschbuhl
Resource RequirementsNo additional resources
Resource Requirements Updated

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