By the end of the microcredential, you’ll be able to...
- Identify how key topics related to addressing the climate emergency can be taught online and through technology-enhanced learning, across subjects and settings
- Design online and technology-enhanced teaching, learning and assessment activities which support learners to understand the causes and impacts of the climate emergency
- Design online/TEL activities that address the climate emergency through global citizenship, individual and collective direct action, and democratic participation
- Identify and evaluate a range of transformative, critical, open and innovative pedagogies and theories relevant to addressing the climate emergency through online/TEL-focused teaching
- Identify how connected learning and open educational practices can support online teaching addressing the climate emergency
- Critically evaluate how institution-wide practices and policies can support and compromise addressing the climate emergency
- Identify key ethical and moral considerations connected with the climate emergency and the ways in which it is being addressed globally, and how these considerations can be addressed in online teaching and technology-enhanced teaching and learning
You’ll have access to our online welcome area where you’ll be able to read any announcements relating to your microcredential.
From 13 Mar 2023
Online Teaching: Addressing the Climate Emergency
Gain the skills to design online and technology-enhanced teaching to help learners address the climate emergency.
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