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Free online course

Learning Online: Reflecting and Sharing

Get the most out of online learning by reflecting and sharing your learning with others.

Free:

  • Access to the course for its duration + 14 days, starting from when you join
  • No access to course tests
  • No certificate

Upgraded:

  • Unlimited access to the course for as long as it exists on FutureLearn
  • Access to course tests
  • A Certificate of Achievement when you complete the course

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Learning Online: Reflecting and Sharing

Why join the course?

In this course, you’ll be introduced to some of the tools you can use to help you reflect on your learning; such as short tests and quizzes or online logs and journals. You will then move on to focus on sharing your learning with others. By producing and sharing video, using blogs, pin-boards, collaborative platforms or social media you can enrich the learning experience.

This course is just one of a series about ‘learning online’, which introduces you to the essential skills and tools you need to study online.

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What topics will you cover?

  • Reflecting online: why it is important to reflect, and the tools available
  • Sharing online: exploration of tools to enable the sharing of text, images and video
  • Using online resources to research playwright and actor, William Shakespeare
  • Producing great video content by considering essential elements such as purpose, audience, subject, and quality
  • Sharing video and audio: reviewing the work of others

When would you like to start?

  • Date to be announced

What will you achieve?

  • Assess your current level of confidence when reflecting and sharing online.
  • Explore the tools available to share text, images and video online.
  • Discuss the reasons why it is important to reflect on your learning.
  • Experiment with online tools to record and reflect on your learning.
  • Experiment with and explore online tools to share and collaborate online.
  • Apply your learning from the previous week and produce an effective video or text article.
  • Evaluate the video or text article of a fellow learner.
  • Discuss and reflect on your activity before finishing this course.
  • Assess your post-course understanding of reflecting and sharing online by participating in the end of course test.

Who is the course for?

This course is part of the Going to University collection which has been specifically designed for schools and colleges. The course can be used as a teachers’ classroom enrichment resource or can be studied independently by students.

Who will you learn with?

Neil Morris

Director of Digital Learning and Professor of Educational Technology at the University of Leeds. For more information see: http://www.education.leeds.ac.uk/people/academic/morris

Carol Elston

My role is Digital Learning Manager at the University of Leeds. I work with a team of 18 (and rising) and our remit is to to develop innovative online courses.

Who developed the course?

As one of the UK’s largest research-based universities, the University of Leeds is a member of the prestigious Russell Group and a centre of excellence for teaching.

Buy a personalised, digital and printed certificate and transcript

You can buy a Certificate of Achievement for this course — a personalised certificate and transcript in both digital and printed formats, to prove what you’ve learnt. A Statement of Participation is also available for this course.

Certificate of Achievement + transcript £39.00

Statement of Participation £19.00

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