The Online Course in Instructional Design Tools for E-Learning aims to introduce the fundamentals of instructional design tools necessary for effective online or blended teaching and learning. This course is ideal for you if you need to design learning material with the use of multimedia and technology. The course follows a constructivist approach where you will be required to design and develop your own content using various interactive software and technology tools. The course is facilitated online to give you the experience of online content delivery, and it offers support through various online platforms.
The course encourages collaboration through online group activities. These group activities develop, among other things, online assessment and feedback skills. The course runs over 8 weeks with weekly activities that you will complete. These deliverables are used to further develop an e-portfolio of evidence in the form of a website, required for the final assessment. You need to dedicate at least 10 hours of self-directed learning to the course each week.