Get the skills to teach adults online and at a distance.
Many institutions have had to rush to put their teaching online, at an unprecedented scale. Student assessment has also been affected, with many exams cancelled and others moved online, creating uncertainty for all involved.
Regardless of when the pandemic ends, this ‘online pivot’ in education is likely to become permanent as more and more learning opportunities move online. Knowing how to create engaging online courses for adults will be a key skill moving forward, now that distance and online learning are used so widely.
On this Online Teaching - Creating Courses for Adult Learners Microcredential at The Open University by FutureLearn , you’ll discover how adults learn online – and at a distance – drawing on key theories. You’ll evaluate technologies for supporting online and distance learning in specific contexts, drawing on a range of experiences and research to learn how to design engaging and inspiring online courses successfully.
What skills will you learn?
Designing online learning activities
Designing online assessment
Supporting diverse learners online
Selecting learning technologies
Evaluating research evidence
Developing persuasive arguments
Designing online courses
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What is a microcredential?
Microcredentials are designed to upskill you for work in rapidly-growing industries, without the time and cost commitment of a full degree. Your microcredential can stand alone as an independent credential, and some also offer academic credit to use towards a degree.
- Online Teaching: Creating Courses for Adult Learners
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- 3 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- We aim to run our microcredentials every few months.
DisciplinesAdult Education Teaching View 12 other Short Courses in Adult Education in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
To join this microcredential you will ideally have:
A Bachelors degree or an equivalent level qualification
Experience of working in education
A strong interest in teaching and learning
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International904 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 904 USD for the full programme during 3 months.
National904 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 904 USD for the full programme during 3 months.