Going Deeper: Tips in Mounting Online Course Content EModMar2013 ProjectHI N D ABOR AS & S A Y ED MA HMOU D
WHY?This is a proposal of an online course content and atemplate, along with the examples, to help onlinetutors for designing online courses that areinstructionally and pedagogically sound. The bestpractices are a combination ofstrategies, activities, designtechniques, organizational tips, that is expected tobe implemented successfully in online courses.
Online course content• On line Course Design Principles• Online Course Layout Design $ Organization Tips• Online Pedagogy
Tip 1 Course Design PrinciplesAnalyze,Design,Develop, “is a project management tool which helps in courses design, development, andImplement, & delivery “ (COL, n.d.)E valuate
Tip 2 The Online course content layout & OrganizationAn Example of Online Course Pages (Template)• Course developers structure the course in a well organized manner, so their participants should be able intuitively get from place to place within the course .• The content should be divided into learning units, labeled and presented in a logical manner.• They could divide these units into modules, chapters according to the course designers needs.• The VLE template will be chosen after planning the course and the content will be uploaded .
Online Course MapClick to open the Hyperlinks below to view the Examples of the Content pageIntroductionWelcomeLearning ExpectationsTask ListCourse SyllabusCourse ScheduleCourse StructureCommunication RulesTechnology RequirementsIntroduction InstructionsDiscussion Area for IntroductionsModule Feedback
A Blank Course ShellFollow the instructions to download an empty HTML file for your course1. Watch the Video to enhance your knowledge about the online course layout and organization.2. Visit COL website and download the Empty Online course shell.1. To organize the course file ,a convention naming file should be kept
Tip 3 Online PedagogyA Course designer needs to think about the below strategies for teaching and learning in an online environment:1. Instructional strategies2. Discussion Strategies3. Guiding the Learning4. Formative Feedback5. Assessment
?Some course developers argue that byadding a lot of E tools in an onlinecourse they will create an interactivelearning environment. Click the icon towatch the video!!