Blended Learning Design

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Developing Learning Design focuses on pedagogical concepts and instructional design models that are fundamental to designing and developing an online learning environment

Developing Learning Design focuses on pedagogical concepts and instructional design models that are fundamental to designing and developing an online learning environment. It examines pedagogical, technical and practical issues that affect the development of effective online learning environments and the issues relating to managing and monitoring online learning activities, assessment and evaluation.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate a comprehensive and specialised knowledge of fundamental models and concepts of the online learning environment
  2. Evaluate a range of formal online learning environments (e.g. MOOCs, Online Learning Environments such as Blackboard and Moodle) and social online environments (e.g. Web.2.0, social networking) for a range of learning scenarios
  3. Discuss pedagogical, technical and practical issues that affect the development of online learning environments
  4. Synthesise the key elements of three eLearning pedagogical models for designing online learning activities (Mayes’ Conceptual Model; Laurillard’s Conversational Model; and Salmon’s 5-Step eTivity and eModerator framework)
  5. Apply instructional design models to construct detailed prototype online learning environments and learning activities using a variety of online learning, communication and collaboration tools
  6. Explain issues relating to managing and monitoring online learning assessment and training evaluation processes to develop effective assessment and evaluation strategies
  7. Take responsibility for applying learning to own professional practice, for evaluating and managing the learning needs of others and for ensuring the continuing professional development self and others
  8. Scrutinise the role of technology in the learning process ensuring that appropriate pedagogical approaches and professional standards are implemented for online learners
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