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An Overview of the Week 3 Project

Based on this week's case studies, reflect on how you will design your own training course to be peer-review in Week 3.
learners presenting their work - design of a module done during the TtT course
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We hope that you have already by now thought about what will be your own course or a module that you would like to design while attending this course.

If you haven’t, do take a moment to at least determine an area, and idea for an actual or a fictive short course or a module (that might be used just for practice or can be further developed and used in the future). It would be desirable that you at this point already have this planned, so that the following steps, which represent different case studies with discussions related to specific angles of course design, are more useful for your own design.

Your course could be a series of learning events taking place over a few days or weeks, or a training module covering a single topic within a larger training programme or curriculum. You might want to design a single workshop or some other training event in a format of your choice. It is understandable that during this short course, it’s not likely that you were able to meaningfully design a full training programme or degree course, so try to keep the scope of your proposed short course realistic.

When you reach Week 3 of the course, you should already have different elements of your course or modules considered and thought of. In Week 3, you will then be offered a format (please see the PDF attached, we are sharing it with you here, but you will have opportunities to see it again in Week 3) on how to write and submit your design, in order to get review from your fellow learners. You will receive invitations to review other learners’ work as well. So please use Week 2 to look at different elements of your design, with help of the case studies that we have picked and presented for you in this week. Take part in discussions and leave questions in the comment area, there is a chance that some of your fellow learners or educators will be able to help with them.

Discussion point:

What will be the course/module that you are going to design? Write your initial ideas in the discussion section below and see if any other learner is planning to design a similar course/module.

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