e-Learning Design Lab

e-Learning Design Lab
Online

e-Learning Design Lab

5 Maio–29 Junho 2021
O curso está disponível em 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

FLEXIBLE TRAINING

The course is delivered fully online through a mix of synchronous and asynchronous activities

Apresentação do curso

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.

Perfil dos participantes
  • 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.

See below the four phases of the course: 

Phase 1: Welcome

Upon registration, participants receive the link to platform where they can update their profile and download useful information such as the timetable, fill in a survey and complete online check-in.

Phase 2: Knowledge and inspiration

Week 1-4

Participants access four modules and dive into e-Learning concepts from analysis to evaluation strategies. Each module is built to equip participants with 

Phase 3: Peer-coaching phase

Weeks 5-6

Participants pitch their own e-Learning Project idea, thus reflecting on strengths and opportunities as well as the future vision of their e-Learning project. They will be able to improve it with the help of peers attending the course, under the supervision of the course team.

Phase 4: Towards prototyping

Weeks 7-8

Participants will focus on their project idea and will transform it into a mini project plan with the help of a professional e-Learnign coach. The coaching process aims at redirecting participants to the right resources as well as selecting the right tools that will be useful for finalizing the e-Learning Project strategy.

 

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.