This is the second part of a course for the Vocational Education and Training sector to promote effective use of blended learning.
In the course participants will learn how to develop a learning module using best practices in pedagogy and instructional design. Using a project-based approach participants will learn and apply the fundamental elements and principles in a module design that leads to higher engagement and learner outcomes.
- A basic understanding of project based design, backwards design, and designing for team-based learning.
- Feedback on a module design from peers and experts.
- Fluency using NovoEd for a collaborative learning experience.
- Watching instructional videos and reading insightful articles.
- Meeting and interacting with a community of learners.
Introduction (Oct 10 - 16): Insights and Knowledge: Introduction to course design and demo of NovoEd platform.
Week 1 (Oct 17 - 23): Foundations of Pedagogy, Forming Teams - Utilize tools and resources to define a learning objective for your module.
Week 2 (Oct 24 - 30): Module Analysis - Analyze and provide feedback around module design utilizing a rubric.
Week 3 (Oct 31 - Nov 6): Design your Assignment - Utilizing best practices in assignment design, create an authentic learning activity to assess the learning of your participants.
Week 4 (Nov 7 - 13): Content Creation and Curation - Utilize content creation and curation strategies to support your learning experience.
Week 5 (Nov 14 - 20): Team Collaboration and Course Wrap Up - Utilize feedback from your teammates to improve your module.
Continuation (After Nov 21): Continue to Connect with the Course Community - The resources and community continue to be available for your benefit.