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Hours to complete

Approx. 20 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 weeks of study, approximately 4 hours per week plus assessments....
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English
100% online

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 20 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 weeks of study, approximately 4 hours per week plus assessments....
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

Week 1: Enriching course content with multimedia

Participants will be guided through concepts, and will be encouraged to partake in practical and collaborative activity. The aim of this week is to introduce a range of multimedia tools and techniques that can be incorporated into an online course to increase student interaction and engagement with learning....
Reading
10 videos (Total 37 min), 19 readings, 2 quizzes
Video10 videos
Welcome to Week 11m
Creating a screenshot using Snipping Tool2m
Adding an image to a Moodle course3m
Embedding a Twitter feed in a Moodle course4m
Embedding a video in a Moodle course2m
Panel Discussion Part 1: Images and Twitter6m
Panel Discussion Part 2: Using Video7m
Panel Discussion Part 3: Audio and podcasts3m
End of Week 142s
Reading19 readings
Introductory information3m
The Conversational Framework5m
Week 1 Learning Design10m
Introduction to Week 110m
*Activity: Where in the world are you?10m
Information about Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs)10m
*Activity: Create a test course20m
Getting Creative: Images for Teaching1m
*Activity: Add a screenshot to a course10m
*Take it further: How to create an Infographic
Images and Copyright5m
*Activity: Create a Twitter account5m
*Activity: embed a Twitter feed in a course5m
*Take it further activity: embed a Twitter topic
*Activity: embed a video in your course5m
*Activity: Investigate creating screencast videos20m
Podcasts5m
*Activity: Sharing your practice on Padlet10m
Take it further: Additional videos
Quiz1 practice exercise
What we've learned so far5m
Week
2
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

Week 2: Student production of content & encouraging students to collaborate

Participants will be guided through key tools and techniques, and will be encouraged to partake in practical and collaborative activity. The aim of this week is to introduce ways in which participants can encourage their own students to interact and collaborate with each other, using simple tools accessible online....
Reading
6 videos (Total 25 min), 13 readings, 2 quizzes
Video6 videos
Take it further: Creating a wiki for a course3m
Online presentation tools5m
Panel Discussion Part 1: Blogs, wikis and Padlet6m
Panel Discussion Part 2: Forums and Webinars6m
End of Week 21m
Reading13 readings
Introduction to Week 22m
Discussion Forums10m
*Activity: Creating a discussion forum for a course15m
Blogs as collaborative tools10m
*Activity: Share your favourite blog10m
Wikis as collaborative tools10m
*Activity: Experience a wiki15m
*Take it further Activity: Create a wiki
*Activity: Online Community Tools20m
*Activity: Create a collaborative activity15m
*Activity: Share your collaborative activity on Twitter5m
*Activity: Explore Online Presentation Tools10m
Take it further: Additional videos10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
What we've learned so far4m
Week
3
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

Week 3: Formative Assessment & Feedback

Participants will be guided through key tools and techniques, and will be encouraged to partake in practical and collaborative activity. This week is focused on assessment and feedback...
Reading
8 videos (Total 39 min), 15 readings, 3 quizzes
Video8 videos
Creating an Online Quiz in Moodle5m
Creating a Twitter Poll2m
Creating a Digital Badge3m
Panel Discussion Part 1: Quizzes, Polls and Badges9m
Panel Discussion Part 2: Avoiding Plagiarism4m
Panel Discussion Part 3: Peer Review9m
End of Week 342s
Reading15 readings
Introduction to Week 310m
Quiz tools5m
*Activity: Create a quiz and embed in course20m
Twitter polls5m
*Activity: create a Twitter poll and share10m
Digital Badges in Education10m
*Activity: Create a digital badge10m
Plagiarism detection tools10m
*Activity: Investigate plagiarism detection tools15m
Understanding Peer review (video)4m
Rubrics for Peer Review10m
Tools for Peer Review5m
Take it further Activity: Create/share a rubric
Take it further: additional videos
Feedback and acknowledgements10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Sample Quiz: Just to see how it works!1m
Online Assessment10m
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Top Reviews

By NSMay 13th 2018

It's useful course for learning how to blend and develop learning and teaching experience to be more interactive with the help of multi-technology

By RPMay 19th 2017

I learned a lot! A good pace and some fun activities. I am already implementing some of this stuff in my teaching.

Instructors

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Ms Sarah Sherman

Bloomsbury Learning Environment
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Dr Nancy Weitz

Digital Learning Specialist
Bloomsbury Learning Environment, Architela
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Dr Eileen Kennedy

Senior Research Associate
UCL Knowledge Lab, UCL Institute of Education

About University of London

The University of London is a federal University which includes 18 world leading Colleges. Our distance learning programmes were founded in 1858 and have enriched the lives of thousands of students, delivering high quality University of London degrees wherever our students are across the globe. Our alumni include 7 Nobel Prize winners. Today, we are a global leader in distance and flexible study, offering degree programmes to over 50,000 students in over 180 countries. To find out more about studying for one of our degrees where you are, visit www.london.ac.uk...

About Bloomsbury Learning Environment

The Bloomsbury Learning Environment (BLE) is a shared e-learning service for six small Higher Education institutions in central London, all of which are members of the University of London. The BLE is committed to innovating learning and teaching by sharing good practice in Technology Enhanced Learning and e-learning. It supports its partners by providing cost efficiencies, which are achieved by negotiating with software suppliers and sharing economies of scale. The BLE aims to work collaboratively, developing new and exciting ways of teaching and learning that would otherwise be difficult for the partners to achieve alone (the whole being greater than the sum of its parts)....

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