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Digital Learning Toolkit: Resources for Successful Online Teaching

Learn how you can devise and lead a digital learning experience with the help of these online teaching tools and resources.

3,178 enrolled on this course

  • Duration

    5 weeks
  • Weekly study

    3 hours

Convert your face-to-face teaching into digital learning

In the light of the global COVID-19 crisis, much face-to-face (F2F) education and training is being transformed into online and digital formats. But, you can still engage your students with today’s technology.

Build a digital learning course to teach remotely

Our Online Education Team has built a Digital Learning Toolkit every online teacher needs to have. With these resources, you can design and deliver online courses easily. Make use of remote teaching methods that create a successful and enjoyable digital learning experience for your students

Learn how you can teach your students digitally

Pooling our shared expertise and experience, the learning design teams of EIT Climate-KIC and Eindhoven University of Technology offer advice and resources for trainers, coaches and learning designers to create successful online courses.

Teach online classes and engage your students digitally

Whether you need to deliver learning or training fully online or through blended approaches, this course covers every aspect of design and delivery. From exploring relevant theories and principles, through storyboarding interactive learner journeys using different channels and platforms, this course will prepare you to plan and produce digital learning that achieves the required outcomes.

What topics will you cover?

  • Blended learning design
  • Learning theory
  • Learning outcomes
  • Learning journeys
  • Active learning
  • Social learning
  • Online assignments
  • Online assessment
  • Multimedia: text, images, videos, audio, interactions
  • Web lecture recordings
  • Data driven learning
  • Learning analytics

Learning on this course

On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Develop learning outcomes that act as guiding stars during the digital course design process
  • Produce blended learning designs, including flipped classrooms
  • Explore how to create effective and engaging learning journeys
  • Discuss the benefits of active learning and how to build such learning into your digital course designs
  • Experiment with different types of course ingredients, such as video, audio, images, text, assignments, assessments, evaluations, etc
  • Debate the relevance of different learning theories
  • Improve learner engagement in digital discussions
  • Reflect on how to create and maintain online learning communities
  • Design data-driven learning experiences

Who is the course for?

This course is for teachers, trainers and other types of educators who need to create online and blended courses and want to make their digital learning successful. No matter your subject, topic teaching format, duration, or audience, this course can improve your online courses and programmes.

Who will you learn with?

I've worked in educational TV and digital learning for over 25 years, across higher education, further education, schools, lifelong learning, and training and development.

Reaching out to teachers that need to teach online. I've worked at a software company from developer to product manager and at the university from project developer to education innovator.

Learning Designer with EIT Climate-KIC Online Education Team. I have over
over 25 years designing and developing digital learning solutions.

Who developed the course?

EIT Climate-KIC

EIT Climate-KIC is a European knowledge and innovation community, working towards a prosperous, inclusive, climate-resilient society founded on a circular, zero-carbon economy.

EIT Climate-KIC creates digital courses and resources for the general public, and for its own blended programmes and those of its partners.

Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a research-driven, design-oriented university of technology with a strong international focus. The university was founded in 1956 and has 8,500 students.

Learning on FutureLearn

Your learning, your rules

  • Courses are split into weeks, activities, and steps to help you keep track of your learning
  • Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

Join a global classroom

  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
  • Join the conversation by reading, @ing, liking, bookmarking, and replying to comments from others

Map your progress

  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control
  • Complete 90% of course steps and all of the assessments to earn your certificate

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