By the end of the microcredential, you’ll be able to...
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how adults learn online, and at a distance, drawing on key theories
- Identify and evaluate a range of online teaching and learning methods in terms of their appropriateness for specific settings and learners
- Identify and evaluate technologies for supporting online and distance learning in specific contexts, drawing on a range of experience and research accounts
- Design online teaching and learning activities, courses and assessment that meet diverse learners’ needs, drawing on a range of evidence to support your design decisions
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how online teaching, learning and assessment can be made safe and accessible to diverse learners
You’ll have access to our online welcome area where you’ll be able to read any information relating to your microcredential.
From 9 Oct 2023
Online Teaching: Creating Courses for Adult Learners
Learn how to design engaging online courses and ensure your online teaching is safe and accessible for a variety of learners.
13 hours per week
Your submitted assessment will be marked and graded by academic experts from The Open University. You’ll continue to have ongoing access to the course materials.
15 UK credits at Postgraduate level from The Open University and a Certificate
Academic credits are awarded on passing the final assessment. These will be at postgraduate level 7 of the Framework for Higher Education (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) / level 11 of the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework.
Find out how credits work and where you can use them in our FAQs.
As the UK’s largest university, The Open University (OU) supports thousands of students to achieve their goals and ambitions via supported distance learning, helping to fit learning around professional and personal life commitments.
LocationMilton Keynes, UK
World rankingTop 510Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020