- Duration12 weeks
- Weekly study13 hours
Online Teaching: Creating Courses for Adult Learners
Design effective and equitable online teaching, learning and assessment.
This course has been developed by online learning experts at The Open University’s Institute of Educational Technology. The course is designed to support institutions and individual educators who are moving their teaching online. It is relevant to all adult learning sectors and has a strong focus on practice. Throughout the course, you will design teaching and assessment that enable online learners to achieve their study goals. You will also evaluate different technologies, and study theories that explain how people learn. Beyond the Covid-19 pandemic, the course has value for individuals and institutions who want to develop online teaching and learning strategies that are equitable, accessible and appropriate to their learners’ needs.
Who is the course for?
This microcredential has a global focus and the skills you’ll learn will be relevant for learners from countries around the world. It is intended for teachers, trainers, learning designers, educational technologists, heads of department and institution leaders in a variety of adult education settings, especially universities and colleges.
Who developed the course?
The Open University (OU) is the largest academic institution in the UK and a world leader in flexible distance learning, with a mission to be open to people, places, methods and ideas.
- LocationMilton Keynes, UK
- World rankingTop 510Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020
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