Gdlm Intro Pp1

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Intro to a innovative new Grad Dip in elearning course & program

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Gdlm Intro Pp1

  1. 1. Scot Aldred Course Coordinator
  2. 2. Scot Aldred Course Coordinator <ul><li>Course 1 of 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Discover contemporary learning technologies </li></ul>
  3. 3. Scot Aldred Course Coordinator <ul><li>Old World </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge is finite and restricted </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to be expert </li></ul><ul><li>New World </li></ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid knowledge growth </li></ul><ul><li>Ubiquitous availability of knowledge </li></ul>
  4. 4. Scot Aldred Course Coordinator <ul><li>Education Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Most rapid growth </li></ul><ul><li>Terms include: Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) and elearning </li></ul><ul><li>Combine media & computers </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid growth means users must be lifelong learners—few experts </li></ul><ul><li>Join elearning networks </li></ul>
  5. 5. Scot Aldred Course Coordinator <ul><li>Course Target Audience </li></ul><ul><li>From novices to accomplished Web users </li></ul><ul><li>Course/Program Focus </li></ul><ul><li>Understand contemporary elearning pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>Ubiquitous nature of the technology </li></ul><ul><li>Futures focus </li></ul>
  6. 6. Scot Aldred Course Coordinator <ul><li>Program Challenges and Rewards </li></ul><ul><li>Novices will learn about a whole new world </li></ul><ul><li>Regular web users will extend and refine their skills and knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Increased student learning engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Use the BlackBoard (Bb) discussion forums </li></ul><ul><li>Forum questions will be answered in 24 hours or less (except weekends) </li></ul><ul><li>Real-time communication available </li></ul>
  7. 7. Scot Aldred Course Coordinator Good Luck with your exploration

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