Not currently offered
Course code



10 units


6000 level

Course handbook


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 currently offered.

This Course was last offered in Semester 2 - 2014.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students 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 that enhance online distance learning;

4. Design appropriate online assessment for their course; and

5. Reflect on how their beliefs and ideas about online learning are linked to their teaching practice.


  1. 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.


This course is only available to students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Practice of Tertiary Teaching program.

Assumed knowledge

TEHE6010 and TEHE6020

Assessment items

Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments