Shifting the emphasis in design away from information to experience. Learn to design online learning that opens new doors with access to different types of creative and collaborative possibilities.
Online environments focused on collaboration and action, rather than reading and test-taking, can be more social, creative, substantial and personally meaningful than traditional classes. When work is public, peers learn from it and support reciprocal growth. Everyone is a teacher and learner. The quality of work benefits from the extra time, collaboration and expertise.
By the end of this workshop, you will complete a scenario that meets the objective of creating specific content for the first week of an online course. Your scenario will be divided into tasks throughout the week. To help you meet this objective you will be working in a team.
This workshop is divided into short fun activities followed by small tasks and reflective feedback. Throughout the week you will have access to examples of weekly templates currently used on online courses.
After you complete this workshop you will be able to create your online course using a three step design process.
- Decide, categorize and list each activity and assessment and corresponding point value.
- Decide and assign each activity and assessment (including non graded items) to a weekly schedule.
- Create a weekly topic for each week of an online course.
The computer’s real power lies in how it allows us to learn and do new things in new ways unimaginable from just a few years ago. Done well, online learning can offer experiences otherwise impossible, by supporting 24/7 learning and breaking down barriers of geography, wealth or culture, Gary Stager- Room for Debate response. Criticism of Online Learning Misses Important Questions
Day 1 Slides
Day 2 Slides
Day 3 Slides
Steps 1 & 2
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