AD2039: Technology Enhanced Learning

Credit Weighting: 10
No. of Students: Min 10, Max 30.
Pre-requisite(s): None
Co-requisite(s): None
Teaching Period(s): Semester 2. (depending on client needs).
Teaching Methods: 4 x 6hr(s) Workshops; 24hr(s) Other (work-based application via assigned coach); Directed Study (recommended reading)
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Séamus O Tuama, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Lecturer(s): Staff, Centre for Adult Continuing Education, Staff, Irish Institute of Training Development.
Module Objective: The focus of this module is on providing participants with an understanding of the design, development and rollout of online learning.

The module will outline the different options in a blended learning programme as well as the core roles in an eLearning design project including the Subject Matters Experts, the Instructional Design and the eLearning Developer. The module will take students through the ADDIE model in the context of the an online programme so they can practically apply it in their practice.

The module will also explore the various tools and learning management systems that support the build and roll out of online learning content.
Module Content: 1. Options and role in an online learning programme
2. Theory and principles underpinning online learning design
3. Applying ADDIE to online course design
4. eLearning trends and technology.
Learning Outcome: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
  • Describe the options for online learning from videos to eLearning courses and their respective roles in a blended learning programme
  • Outline the typical roles in a online learning project form the SME to the eLearning Developer while practising the core skills associated with each role
  • Practically apply the end-to-end ADDIE process to an online learning project
  • Evaluate the various tools and technology that support the build and roll out of online learning
  • Review the core underlining trends in digital learning.
Assessment: Total Marks 200: Continuous Assessment 200 marks (1 x 2,500 word report based on an evaluation of an online learning resources, 100 marks; 1x 5 minute oral presentation to summarise the key points from the evaluation report. Presentation to be delivered through e-learning (examples of this might include a recorded powerpoint presentation, youtube video, etc.), 60 marks; Create a lesson plan (topic of your choice) for an online learning course, 40 marks).
Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.
Penalties (for late submission of course/project work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 5% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.
Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.
End of Year Written Examination Profile: No Formal Written Examination.
Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated.

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