By Valerie Landau
Developing an Online Course is designed for professionals who want to create courses for the WWW. The class begins with a survey of online courses, reviews learning models and evaluation criteria, then students begin to define and develop their own course outlines and as a culmination, students develop and test a unit of instruction.
The course is based on current practices of instructional design and is broken up intro three parts: the concept phase, the design and definition phase, and the production phase. In the concept phase we will conduct a review of other courses and teaching models, define course goals and learning objective, write the course outline as well as the pedagogical approach, in the production stage we develop one module of instruction and then test the module.
The students will:
This course is designed for people who are teachers or experts in their field and want to develop online courses.
The student will need the following prerequisite skills:
Approach and Scope
This course combines student-centered and teacher-centered approaches and provides a series of step-by-step exercises including: surveying other online courses, examining online course tools, planning the course, implementing one unit of instruction, conducting formative evaluation (user testing).
By the end of the course you will have completed a course outline, and one module of instruction.
Round World Media can help you design and develop your course.
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