The course runs for 6 weeks. However, those wishing to
achieve a pass grade can complete the course as quickly as they wish,
while those wishing to achieve a distinction grade must complete two
optional peer reviewed assessments over the duration of the course.
course consists of 8 modules that can be completed in any order -
participants can choose which ones they engage in based on their
interest and experience:
Module 1 What is online teaching and why is it important? An overview of online ethnographies and technologies and their place in contemporary education.
Module 2 Open and closed technologies:
An examination of the pros and cons of the use of open web 2.0 tools
vs. institutionally supported systems in educational contexts, and an
examination of relevant activities.
Module 3 Planning online learning: Understand
how to define your learning outcomes, develop appropriate online
activities and assessment strategies, and to choose the right technology
to use. These themes are continually revisited throughout the remainder
of the course.
Module 4 Online learning activities: Types
of online activities and teaching scenarios. An overview and
exemplification of a range of fully online, blended and mobile learning
scenarios, online resources and activities. Issues concerning
accessibility and inclusivity are also explored.
Module 5 Online assessment strategies: An
explanation of aligning assessment with learning outcomes and designing
assessments for learning. Considerations of using technology to enhance
assessments – benefits to the instructor and the students are
discussed. Design and purpose of standards-based assessment and rubrics,
and issues concerning assessment feedback and practical affordances
provided by technologies are also explored.
Module 6 Online resources: What
role can online resources play in effectively supporting student
learning? Understand how to find and use a range of Open Educational
Resources (OER) in your class, and explore options for creating and your
own online resources. Issues of Creative Commons and Copyright in
online education are also discussed.
Module 7 Engaging and motivating students: How
to manage your time online as an instructor. Best practices are
discussed and identified for building an online community of learners.
Module 8 Evaluation strategies:
What are some evaluation methods for determining whether your course
design change has been effective? How can learning analytics from the
use of online technologies help you identify that your course design is
helping meet your intended aims and outcomes? Suggestions are offered
for ways of gaining feedback from students to inform your continued
teaching practice and pedagogical decisions.
- - UNSW Australia | Art & Design
- Negin Mirriahi - Adjunct Lecturer, School of Education
Coursera est une entreprise numérique proposant des formation en ligne ouverte à tous fondée par les professeurs d'informatique Andrew Ng et Daphne Koller de l'université Stanford, située à Mountain View, Californie.
Ce qui la différencie le plus des autres plateformes MOOC, c'est qu'elle travaille qu'avec les meilleures universités et organisations mondiales et diffuse leurs contenus sur le web.