Introduction

This online workshop takes participants through the practical steps to create an e-learning/online course or to optimize a face-to-face course for online delivery. Through practical exercises, participants learn tools and tricks and develop skills to design and deliver online courses on their own.

Objectives

Objectives: 

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will:

  • Choose appropriate tools for content development;
  • Review and re-compose learning objectives;
  • Select appropriate instructional methods for online learning based on the content and objectives;
  • Use PowerPoint and Articulate Storyline to author an interactive self-paced module;
  • Design a sample course in Moodle.

Course Methodology

Course Methodology: 

This online workshop is delivered entirely online in both synchronous and asynchronous modes. It combines webinar learning with hands-on practice assignments.

The webinar learning consists of weekly 2-hour instructor-led online sessions every Tuesday and Friday from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Rome Time or 8 am – 10 am New York time (4 hours of webinars per week). The live online sessions are conducted via the WebEx platform with toll and toll-free numbers for the audio component. No special software is required; participants only need an internet connection and a telephone to participate.

The hands-on practice assignments and discussion forum for each week of the course are designed and structured on the UNKampus, UNSSC’s Learning Management System. It is estimated that participants will require 3 hours per week to complete the hands-on practice assignment. In total, an estimated 7 hours per week is required for the course.

UNSSC will issue participants a Certificate of Completion, subject to completion of all course activities and assignments, and participation in live online sessions and discussion forum for each topic covered.

Course Contents

Course Contents: 
  1. Introduction and overview of tools and platform
  2. Creating Content for e-learning
  3. Creating course scripts, storyboard/Prototype
  4. Narration and audio script recording
  5. Choosing and using authoring tools
  6. Developing self-paced module and putting it all together in LMS
  7. Reviewing of virtual classrooms

Note: The focus of this course is on design and development, tools and techniques, digital collaboration, and delivery of online classes in a virtual classroom. It does not cover the needs assessment process.

Target Audience

Target Audience: 

Trainers, Training managers, Human resources personnel, Staff development officers

Cost of participation

Cost of participation: 

The course fee of 1,250 USD covers full participation in the online course.

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