Students will apply the process of teaching and learning in an online learning environment, evaluating effective online communications technologies, working with online classroom dynamics, comparing learning management systems, producing e-learning content, and investigating emerging trends of e-learning in educational settings. The unit will investigate the dynamic congruence of teaching and learning pedagogies in using e-learning technologies and flexible delivery.

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Online Real Time
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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Critically review the range of different technologies and pedagogical approaches for e-learning;  
  2. Reflect critically on the issues of e-learning as they impact on the learning community;  
  3. Deconstruct and appraise diverse methodological tools, viewpoints and literature to analyse the implications of emerging e-learning technologies;  
  4. Design and implement an innovative research or inquiry project related to e-learning.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Journal Educational blog 30%
Report Research report on the contribution of e-learning to a specific learning community 30%
Project Create an e-learning package integrating appropriate content and technology 40%
Total assessment for this unit will be 8,000 words or equivalent

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