You’ll even get the opportunity to contribute your own knowledge to this emerging and exciting field of education.
Discover how digital technology is affecting e-learning
Discuss some of the most fascinating questions in the digital learning field, such as whether technology will make learning obsolete as it reshapes machine and human interaction.
You’ll think about the evolving role of education and investigate who is learning and why. Then you’ll discuss how technology is shaping e-learning in examples such as networked, mobile and social learning.
Understanding online teaching as a design science
There is an interesting intersection between learning and design, and you’ll discover the meaning of ‘teaching as a design science’. You’ll think about education as a service and educators as curators.
At the end of the course, you’ll evaluate innovative practices within the digital learning and design sphere. You’ll then create practical strategies for developing a professional practice plan of your own.
This course is part of the program Digital Learning, Design and Assessment, which is one of the building blocks that leads to a degree in Digital Learning Leadership.
What topics will you cover?
- How digital technologies are changing why, what and how people learn
- New and digitally-enabled approaches to learning design and delivery, including networked, mobile and social learning
- Learner-centred approaches to learning and service design
- An examination of key roles in digital learning and design teams
- Practical strategies and pathways for developing your professional practice
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you'll be able to...
- Describe the diverse needs of global digital learners
- Apply digital learning approaches to design and create premium digital learning experiences
- Explain the role of team teaching and social learning in digital learning practices
- Produce a reflective professional practice plan