Opening Up Education
Sharing Pedagogical Know How
Presented by: Poolee Cootee Sooben
ID No: 0919192
Definition of Learning Design
It can be both online and face-to-face.It consists of a
number of combined activities to create a sequence
Why (the objectives)
Who (those involved)
What (they are doing)
How (the task is conducted)
It also includes stop points to allow the control of
progress of students through activities.
When using a computer:
Configuration of the activity tools giving
instructions to students, content resources
and Tool behaviour properties.
System information to instantiate and run the
Activity tools needed – tools to run the forum
and present articles.
A generic learning design
Why? Learning objectives.
When? The different steps and in what sequence.
What? Breaking into groups-debate-report- compare-
Who? Number of groups and number of students.
How? Selection – presentation-online /face to face -
upload of essay.
Why Learning Design?
To improve, innovate and transform.
Stimulate innovation in in e-learning.
Flexible for teachers and engage activities for
Builds individual and collaborative learning
Help engage and discuss new kinds of pedagogy.
Provides forums for discussions and sharing
Student centered and constructivist approach.
Allows freedom to students.
Traditional v/s LAMS
Educators add a foum
Outcome not a live
Authoring and sharing is
independent of course
independent of run
Allow reuse of
learning designs by
Lessons learned from LAMS
Sharing and sharing back.
Real Designs – illustrates processes in
relation to actual teaching not an abstract
Encourages rich educational discussions.
provide advice to educators.
consider all aspects of the course
Provides education with prestructured learning
Educators can consider issues that were not
thought of before.
Expert support staff.
Different templates to suit different educational
Can be shared, adapted and reused.
Learning designs provide materials to run,
share, adopt and adapt learning designs in
the dissemination of teaching and learning
and to transform education