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05 November 2018 - 02 December 2018

Open online education - Diploma Programme

05 November 2018 - 02 December 2018

Open online education - Diploma Programme

Open online education - Diploma Programme

Course Information

05 November 2018 - 02 December 2018

English

Distance

Code: A9711171

English

Deadline: 02 November 2018

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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.

Objectives

Objectives

  • Define why Open Education is relevant;
  • Identify the different options for development and implementation of Open Education;
  • Understand evaluation approaches for Open Online Education;
  • Identify challenges and define solutions for scalability.

Content

Content

Week Content
1. Introduction to Open Education

The relevance of Open Education

Overview of Open Education

2. How to Design and Develop Open Education

Design and implementation options for Open Education

MOOCs and challenges for higher education institutions

The scalability challenge for Open Education

3. Impact of Open Education

Views and measurement of Open Education

MOOCs and the increase of access to higher education

The interface between personal learning goals and institutional curricula

4. Open Education in the Development Context

Adoption of Open Education in a development context

Open Education: a new colonialist?

Format and Methodology

Format and Methodology

The course is part of the Online Diploma Programme scheduled between 30 April and 2 December 2018The course consists of four micro-modules presenting technology-enhanced learning concepts and tools. It is carried out over a 4-week period following the learning process described below:

Participants are required to adapt content and tools to their context. The course combines individual self-directed learning with collaborative activities such as peer-reviews and discussion groups to facilitate learning. A team of online tutors and experts guides participants through their learning experience, including facilitating collaborative work and providing feedback on assignments throughout the course.

Language requirements

Language requirements

The course is held in English

How to apply

How to apply

You can decide either to enrol in a single course (go to Apply) or to pursue the full online Diploma Programme, which is composed by four courses (contact).

By completing the Programme, you will receive a Certificate in Innovative Learning Interventions outlining the marks and achievements acquired in each course.

Single course fee: 940 EUR

This is the fee per course applied to learners who are enrolling to up to three online courses of the online Diploma Programme.  This fee option is convenient to those who are not interested in pursuing the full Programme.

Enrol in the full Diploma Programme  and get 80% discount on the 4th module corresponding to 20% discount on the full programme: 3,760 EUR 3,010 EUR

By pursuing the full Programme, you enrol in four online courses and are eligible to obtain a Certificate in Innovative Learning Interventions.

Type of Certificate Requirements Fees

Certificate of Participation

Enrolment  in one single course (or up to 3)

Attendance and completion of at least 80% of the course

940 EUR

Certificate in Innovative Learning Interventions

Enrolment  in 4 courses

Attendance and completion of at least 80% of each course (corresponding to a grade of 70/100 as outlined in each course in the assessment section)

3,760 EUR 3,010 EUR

Get 80% discount on the 4th module corresponding to 20% discount on the full Programme

Contact us

delta@itcilo.org

Tuition cost: 940

Total cost: 940

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