Developing & Teaching Online Courses
Weeks 6, 7 and 8 - Module 5:
- Weeks 6, 7 and 8 - Module 5:
The planning is done: learning objectives are in place, you have an idea of what learning activities you will be doing to engage your learners and you know how you will be assessing the learning throughout the course. You have a course structure in place and you started to think about ways in which you can present your content online. Well then, it is now time to start creating the content, the activities, the assessments and self-assessments learners will interact with in the LMS.
This section is organised into three main topics:
- Creating vs. Adapting Course Content: a book that guides you through the process of adapting and/or creating content pages.
- Assessment, Quizzes and Gradebook: a book that guides you through creating assessment events in Moodle as well as marking and setting up the student gradebook.
- Engagement Activities: a book that guides you through the creation of , such as discussions and project work, as well as
So, let's get started...
After you work through this section, you will be able to:
- Create and/or adapt existing content that integrates contextual and meaningful learning activities to support active learning.
- Integrate existing OERs into the course content.
- Develop at least two assessment or self-assessment events for a given course, aligned with the learning objectives.
- Structure at least one group project for a given course topic, aligned with learning objectives.
- for a chosen assessment event based on a given example.
- Add the most appropriate Moodle resources to build a specific course (webpages, links, etc.) based on your course plan.
- Set up discussion forums in Moodle based on your course plan.
- Create quizzes (assessment and self-assessment events) and assignments as well as their respective submission boxes according to your course plan.
Recommended study time: 21 hours over a period of 3 weeks.