Deadline for application: 30 September 2018
English
A9711171
available from 01 January 2018
Distance
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Course Information

03 September 2018 - 30 September 2018

English

Distance

Code: A9711171

Deadline: 30 September 2018

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This course deals with the topic of open education and open learning. In a nutshell, the course explores theoretical and applied issues related to how the internet and networking technologies have enabled new learning models mediated by digital resources. For learners, Open Education offers an alternative path for education, competence development and professionalization beyond the traditional borders of educational institutions. Learners enter and engage in open educational practices in order to meet, network and collaborate with peers to work, learn and innovate. The course draws on theories of situated and networked learning and provides an overview of the different design and evaluation challenges for open learning contexts. The course consist of activities that aim to help learners to build a theoretical foundation, provide instruments for empirical analysis of open education and last but not least introduces the current research challenges and the state of the art on open education. From a more applied perspective, participants are also introduced to the topic of open licensing and sharing of learning resources.

Description

Description

This course deals with the topic of open education and open learning. In a nutshell, the course explores theoretical and applied issues related to how the internet and networking technologies have enabled new learning models mediated by digital resources. For learners, Open Education offers an alternative path for education, competence development and professionalization beyond the traditional borders of educational institutions. Learners enter and engage in open educational practices in order to meet, network and collaborate with peers to work, learn and innovate. The course draws on theories of situated and networked learning and provides an overview of the different design and evaluation challenges for open learning contexts. The course consist of activities that aim to help learners to build a theoretical foundation, provide instruments for empirical analysis of open education and last but not least introduces the current research challenges and the state of the art on open education. From a more applied perspective, participants are also introduced to the topic of open licensing and sharing of learning resources.

Target audience

Target audience

The course is for trainers, information technology (IT) specialists and managers of public and private training institutions involved in the design and implementation of training activities, in particular: - decision makers and policymakers in education and training institutions; - training activity and training institutions managers; - training-of-trainer specialists; - training specialists in workers' organizations or employers' organizations; - vocational training professionals; - instructional designers, trainers and tutors.

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delta@itcilo.org

Tuition cost: 940

Total cost: 940

 

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