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of Online Courses
Allow students to assess their knowledge and skills during the course.
Design activities for the student to understand and manage the contents
Design challenging material to favor critical learning
Develop cognitive flexibility
Promote active student learning
A course must have:
Course plan, Course overview and calendar
Advice on the use of interactive tools.
Log accounts for teachers and students
General information about the course, the required technology, resources, etc.
Custom welcome messages
Information on how to get around the course.
It is a community based on the apprentice-apprentice model
Learning Management Systems.
Examples: BlackBoard and Moodle.
MLS allow the development of tests and evaluations, tests, discussion forums.
LMS allow the division of the courses by sessions, lessons, modules, etc.
Permit the organization and standardization of the elements of the course: content, communication, activities.
How is an online course?
As of the year 2000, the courses are designed specifically for the internet.
The computer served as a mediator between the person and the text.
In some cases the documents were sent by mail.
Until the 1990s the courses were based mainly on text.
Students should implement better ways to manage time, motivate themselves and take responsibility for the work in the course.
It is clear that teachers must unlearn the old methods of teaching for this new form of instruction
There is a lot to learn about the training
Development costs are progressively reduced online courses
Courses can take advantage of digital technologies
There are appropriate technological tools to meet the standards
Institutions determine the quality, usability and interoperability
The instructional design is well known and is based on theories of learning.