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Introduction to E-Learning Theory and Practice - Revised

Improve your ability to apply e-learning theories and methodologies in order to create effective e-learning courses.

Education
Free Course
Developing e-learning content is a fantastic way to share your expertise with as large an audience as possible, boosting your revenue and reputation along the way. This course will give you an overview of internationally recognized and research-based e-learning methodologies for creating effective e-learning courses. By the end of the course you will have a much stronger ability, and the confidence you need, to build high quality online courses.
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes

Description

Outcome

Certification

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Description

E-learning courses are delivered via digital devices such as computers and smartphones, using words in the form of spoken or printed text and pictures such as illustrations, photos, animations, or videos. This course will first discuss the benefits of studying e-learning courses. You will study the Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning, the cognitive processes involved in learning, and the steps involved in developing course content. You will also learn the use of effective instructional design methods.

Learning outcomes help identify what a learner will know by the end of a course or program. This course will explain the purpose of learning outcomes in e-learning. You will study the level of detail and language used in e-lessons and look into Storyboards and Gagné's Nine Events of Instruction. You will also learn how to use different instructional techniques, examples, and media elements in e-lessons, as well as study the difference between formative and summative assessment.

By the end of this course, you will have a much stronger understanding of how to create a high quality e-learning course. This will allow you to share your knowledge with students all over the world, and bring your international teaching reputation to the next level. With e-learning being the educational format of the future, these are great skills to develop now. So why wait? Start your e-learning journey, today.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:


  • Discuss the Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning
  • Describe the cognitive processes involved in learning
  • Demonstrate the use of effective instructional design methods
  • Explain the steps involved in developing course content
  • Explain the purpose of learning outcomes in e-learning
  • Describe how to use different instructional techniques
  • Differentiate between Formative and Summative assessment

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Certificate courses:

Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Certification is available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certification, please visit our faqs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certification, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certification pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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