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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 2-5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

COURSE ORIENTATION

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course....
1 video (Total 7 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
3 readings
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Updating Your Profile10m
2 practice exercises
Orientation Quiz
Demographics Survey
2 hours to complete

MODULE 1: Learning, Design, and Technology

In this module, we will identify and discuss the field of learning technologies. We will also discuss the landscape of careers and potential career paths related to learning technologies across organizations....
3 videos (Total 54 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Course Overview and Introducing the Field, Part 219m
Role of Learning Technologies and Career Paths10m
1 reading
Module 1 Readings and Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Graded Quiz30m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Module 2: The Evolvement of Learning Technologies

In this module, students will gain an understanding on the evolution of learning technologies and technology’s impact on the emerging global citizenship as it relates to teaching and learning situated in broad and diverse contexts. In addition, students will revisit major concepts of learning theories discussed in HRD 411 MOOC....
3 videos (Total 33 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Can Education Lead Technology? The PLATO Story11m
What's the Use of Technology in Learning? Introducing Seven e-Affordances4m
1 reading
Module 2 Readings and Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2-1 Graded Quiz30m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

MODULE 3: Designing Technology-Enriched and -Enabled Learning Environments (TEELE)

In this module, students will develop understanding on the complexity of designing and developing effective learning technologies for teaching and learning purposes across contexts. Specifically, students will learn about E3, Motivation, Volition, and Performance (MVP), and transactional distance design frameworks for designing effective, technology-enriched and enabled learning environments (TEELE). Furthermore, students will develop foundational understanding on diversity issues related to learning technologies. In particular, this week will introduce students to assistive technologies and needs of senior citizens in the context of learning technologies....
5 videos (Total 86 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
5 videos
Design Models for Learning Technology and E-Learning26m
Transactional Distance Theory18m
Assistive Technology and Universal Design28m
Senior Citizens and Learning Technologies10m
1 reading
Module 3 Readings and Resources10m
4 practice exercises
Module 3-1 Graded Quiz10m
Module 3-2 Graded Quiz10m
Module 3-3 Graded Quiz10m
Module 3-4 Graded Quiz10m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

MODULE 4: Cognitive Load Theory and Implications on E-Learning and TEELE

In this module, students will develop foundational understanding on Cognitive Load Theory (CLT), which guides the design and development of TEELE and learning technologies based on empirical findings. CLT is most applicable for explaining how the design of TEELE could help learners optimize their limited cognitive capacity (i.e., working memory) for efficient learning processes....
4 videos (Total 68 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
4 videos
Cognitive Load Theory23m
Findings Derived from Cognitive Load Theory31m
Four-Component/Instructional Design Model10m
1 reading
Module 4 Readings and Resources10m
3 practice exercises
Module 4-1 Graded Quiz10m
Module 4-2 Graded Quiz10m
Module 4-3 Graded Quiz10m
5 minutes to complete

COURSE CONCLUSION

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1 quiz
1 practice exercise
End of Course Survey

Instructor

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Wenhao David Huang

Associate Professor, Education Policy, Organization and Leadership

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