Sustainable e learning courses

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Sustainable e learning courses

  1. 1. Building sustainable e-learning courses Presenter: Penny Neuendorf Penny.neuendorf@cit.edu.au
  2. 2. Penny Neuendorf Who am I and why is sustainable eLearning development a passion
  3. 3. Types of sustainability 1. Teacher 2. Student 3. Institute
  4. 4. Key to sustainable courses
  5. 5. Tip 1 Use forums sparingly Clear goals, clear guidelines
  6. 6. Tip 2 Use forums sparingly Peer lead and feedback
  7. 7. Tip 3 Clear crisp design Obverse WHY
  8. 8. Michael Abulencia 5 Trips for training designers Week 5 • Keep it simple (but not) stupid • Tell a story • Stimulate the senses
  9. 9. Tip 4 Use a range of tools
  10. 10. Ray O’Brien Designing e-learning presentation – Week 3 • Rapid e-learning tools – Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate • LOCO • Power point – photo album, add audio (Camtasia, Power Point, Adobe Presenter, Prezi) – export as PDF • Adobe Acrobat Pro • Windows Movie Maker, Photo Story • Edmodo • Audacity • GoAnimate • Voicetread
  11. 11. Tip 5 Document size and quality
  12. 12. Ways to share large documents: • Dropbox • Google Docs • You Tube/ Teacher Tube • Slide Share
  13. 13. Ways to change file size: • IrfranView (images) • Audacity (audio) • Powerpoint – change and save as JPEG • TubeChop.com • Movie Maker, Avidemux, Lightworks (free) (Video) • Adobe Premiere Prod, Final Cut, Vegas Prod ($) (Video) Videos should be only 4 – 6 minutes long
  14. 14. Tip 6 Reuse, recycle or repurpose content
  15. 15. Marlene Manto’s presentation Finding Free e-Learning Content on the Web from Week 2 had some gems: • Toolboxes • Games • Moodle courses • Videos – tubechop and blubbr • Khan Academy • Image Chef, ToonDoo
  16. 16. Tip 7 Use self making tools Or Peer assessment
  17. 17. Tip 8 Student generated content
  18. 18. Tip 9 Make it count Record session
  19. 19. Shane Jeffery Video presentation Week 5 Screen Casts software CamStudio (Free), ActivePresenter (Free), Screencastle (Free), Adobe Presenter ($), Adobe Captivate ($), Camtasia ($)
  20. 20. Tip 10 Keep it contained
  21. 21. Natalie Denmeade Presentation Week 4 • Use Completion tracking • Progress bar • Clear instructions – where the information is
  22. 22. Summary You have the power to make the Sustainable courses Penny.neuendorf@cit.edu.au

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