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Online University Service
Home > The Semizone Advantage > Online University Service

Semizone provides its corporate clients with turnkey solutions for customized online universities. The service includes the integration of course content, delivery, and learning management system. Customized course content is generated by combining courses from Semizone's existing library of over 1000 lectures modules with material that is specifically produced for the client. The courses will be integrated into a dedicated web site that will be custom developed based on Semizone's proven Learning Management System. On-going maintenance of the web site as well as the course content will be an integral part of the online university service.

Infrastructure Setup and Maintenance

The integrated solution is based on Semizone's proven web infrastructure, Learning Management System, and e-commerce infrastructure. Semizone's infrastructure has been developed through over 15 man-years of design, development and continuous improvement programs. The Semizone e-learning system and related infrastructure is used for Semizone's course offerings serving open enrollment (individual) and corporate clients. Semizone's software and hardware infrastructure has been operational continuously since the beginning 2000, with better than 99.99% uptime.

Examples Semizone's Web Infrastructure
Hardware and server software setup and operation
Database and Learning Management System (LMS) administration
Web site content management
Financial transactions
Course enrollment and progress tracking
Course content management

Integration of Semizone's Library of Courses

Semizone currently has the industry's largest library of online instructional material with over 1,000 lecture modules arranged into over 100 courses. The courses range from fundamentals to advanced topics covering materials, equipment, processes, devices, design, and manufacturing technologies in the semiconductor and related fields. Semizone continuously adds new courses and updates existing courses to keep current with recent developments in the field. Semizone produces the courses in modular formats using streaming media, synchronized viewgraphs, advanced internet-enabled learning tools (e.g. web-labs, simulators, online tests, etc.), and web-based interactive forums.

Examples of Topics in Semizone's Library
Process Technology (front and back end)
Device Technology (silicon, compound, data storage)
Manufacturing Operations and Technology
Process Equipment
Circuit Design and EDA
Nanotechnology and MEMS
Many Other Fields

Development of Customized Courses and Curricula

Semizone manages the full cycle of custom course development from pre-production planning, production, post-production editing, encoding, and web site implementation. Semizone works closely with the instructors to ensure that the course material is suitably structured for web delivery. Semizone has successfully produced courses in a variety of formats depending on the requirements and constraints of the client and the instructor. The flexibility in the mode of course production allows the timely and cost-effective capture of broad spectrum of course content.

Example of Components in Online University Service
Course Planning and scheduling
Pre-production and course material generation
Production of lectures and learning tools
Post-production editing and test integration
Encoding and file management
Server and database operation
Course content updates and maintenance

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