Designing Online Learning

Course code TEHE6050Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

Participants will be involved in the development of course material which effectively utilises the online environment of delivery. The impact of the learning environment on students will be considered as well as the issues associated with distance learning. The strategies for effective management of the student learning in the online and distance environment will also be covered.

Not available in 2015

Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn successful completion participants will be able to:
1. identify principles and peculiarities of online teaching;
2. design a course in Blackboard in their area of expertise;
3. design learning activities and materials which enhance online distance learning;
4. design aappropriate online assessment for their course; and
5. reflect on how their beliefs and ideas about online learning are linked to their teaching practice.
Content1. Instructional design.
2. Tools and technologies.
3. Course development.
4. Building a learning community.
5. Assessment.
6. Course Administration.
7. Plagiarism issues.
8. Policies impacting on online and distance learning courses.
Replacing Course(s)Not Applicable.
TransitionNot Applicable.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeTEHE6010 and TEHE6020
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsForums
Self Directed Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsAuthentic online course design task, including assessment of online contributions (100 %)
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentGraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching - G Cert Pract Tertiary Teaching - 11556