e-Learning Design Lab

e-Learning Design Lab
Online

e-Learning Design Lab

4 Maggio–27 Giugno 2021
Il corso è disponibile in English

e-Learning strategies and tools support the way the world learns today. The COVID-19 crisis has shown that it is not enough to move training online, but it is necessary to do this professionally, effectively and inclusively. 

In this course, participants learn about the latest developments in instructional design applied to e-Learning by sharing, connecting, and practicing with a global group of trainers and experts. 

Key features
LEARN DIFFERENTLY

Online coaching, project-based support and learning

HIGH-LEVEL RESOURCES

Connect with ILO specialists, ITCILO trainers, and external experts through Online Conversations and Talks

MIXED LEARNING FORMAT

Access learning materials in mixed format, from podcasting to online lectures and interactive presentations. Collaborate with peers to design e-Learning journeys.

Presentazione del corso

This online course takes the form of a design lab in which participants are guided through the whole process of e-Learning design. Content is unlocked on a weekly basis and is packaged through design activities which are meant to provide participants with the necessary concepts, methods and tools to approach their own e-Learning challenge. Beside the modular highly interactive and participatory courseware, participants get access to an individualized coaching system to tackle the most pressing issues regarding their e-Learning project idea. The course is offered fully online through an asynchronous modality where participants can plan their own learning at their own pace. The course offers options for synchronous debate and discussions through targeted online webinars that are addressing cross-cutting themes and topics; thus providing an optional opportunity for learning, engaging with experts and online networking.

Chi si iscrive a questo corso?

- Trainers responsible for designing and implementing e-Learning courses and programmes - Technical specialists occasionally involved in training or e-learning - Training evaluators - Professionals in charge of organizational learning and change

Goal

The course helps participants identify and select modern e-Learning methods and tools to address a specific e-Learning challenge in their professional context.

What topics does this course cover?
  • e-Learning trends and insights about the future of learning
  • e-Learning instructional design models
  • e-Facilitation and e-Moderation Tips
  • Online Assessment 
  • Online Communication and Collaboration
  • e-Learning Quality Assurance 
  • Inclusive and effective e-learning provision
Methodology

This online course takes the form of a design lab in which participants are guided through the whole process of e-Learning design. 

Content is unlocked on a weekly basis and is packaged through design activities which are meant to provide participants with the necessary concepts, methods and tools to approach their own e-Learning challenge. 

Furthermore, participants get access to an individualized coaching system to tackle the most pressing issues regarding their e-Learning project idea.

4 May-6 June

Weeks 1-5: Knowledge and inspiration

Participants explore latest e-Learning trends, concepts of online design, digital content production, online facilitation methods and evaluation/assessment through online content and webinars.

7-20 June

Weeks 6-7: Coaching

Participants produce their “e-Learning project idea” and they improve it with the help of peers and with the support of a professional e-Learning coach.

21-27 June

Week 8: Wrap-up

Participants reflect on what they have learnt through the course and on how to apply this in their contexts.

Team

The course is provided by the Learning Innovation Programme of the ITCILO.

Estimated workload

The course includes 8 weeks of online learning. The average weekly workload estimate is 7 hours. However, the workload might correspond to a different amount depending on earlier knowledge of e-Learning concepts and specific e-Learning project needs.

Certificate

By successfully completing the course, you will receive a Certificate of Achievement.

What will I be able to do?
  • Identify and compare different strategies for more effective and inclusive e-learning activities
  • Utilize various e-Learning instructional models to improve projects
  • Access a range of e-Learning tools for online assessment, collaboration, communication, and more
  • Conceptualize an e-Learning project for specific workplace needs
​​​​​​​Why should I join?
  • This course combines individual learning with tailored and project-based coaching
  • This course is designed according to international quality standards
  • Trainers are e-Learning experts who are motivated to help participants learn at a distance
  • The course’s micro online modules fit into even the busiest of schedules.