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The course provided a good overview of existing and emerging digital tools, and demonstrated how learning design draws on principles of UX. The insights and skills I gained were immediately applicable in my work projects, so it was a worthwhile experience.
Effective communication is crucial to the learning design process. This UTS microcredential will introduce you to theories of educational communication and instructional media and demonstrate how they influence the design of learning activities and environments.
You’ll examine and critique examples of print, online, visual and audio multimedia, evaluating their effectiveness as tools to enhance the learning experience.
Further, you will:
This microcredential has been designed to:
This microcredential aligns with the 3 credit point subject, Create: Creating Interactive Multimedia Objects (010307) in the Graduate Certificate in Learning Design. This microcredential may qualify for recognition of prior learning at this and other institutions.
This microcredential is aimed at professionals in any sector who are involved in the development and facilitation of learning and education. These include, but are not limited to:
Full price: $1,400 GST-free)*
Special price: $1,260 (GST-free)* Special price offer ends on 3 October 2022
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Discounts are available for this course. For further details and to verify if you qualify, please check the Discounts section under Additional course information.
This microcredential is structured into six modules and is delivered over six weeks. Each module features self-study materials, interactive activities such as quizzes, multimedia presentations, short video and audio recordings and peer critiques, as well as facilitated, live online sessions. These weekly, optional live online sessions provide an opportunity to apply the content to practical and authentic examples drawn from the workplace, with the course culminating in an industry led expression session.
The six modules are:
Communication and Learning Design
Media and Learning Design
Text and Learning Design
Casting and Learning Design
Interactivity and Learning Design
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
Assessment task 1: Interactive media object (weight: 50%)
Assessment task 2: Justification for choice and design of interactive media object (weight: 50%)
In order to pass the microcredential, participants must complete all assessments and achieve at least 50% of the course’s total marks.
Discounts are available for this course as follows:
Discounts cannot be combined and only one discount can be applied per person per course session. Discounts can only be applied to the full price. Discounts cannot be applied to any offered special price.
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UTS staff sponsorship
UTS is committed to supporting its staff to deliver quality teaching and learning experiences. The University provides sponsored places for UTS staff admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching and Learning, as well as staff who wish to undertake this microcredential and potentially use its successful completion for credit on subsequent admission to the degree.
To apply for a sponsored place for this microcredential, contact the UTS Open Customer Service Team at firstname.lastname@example.org specifying if you are a student admitted to the GradCertHEd or a staff member who wishes to undertake the microcredential and potentially use its successful completion for credit on admission to the GradCertHEd. Please note that sponsored places are limited.
|Avg 12 hrs/wk|
Keith is an Apple Distinguished Educator and a Google Certified Innovator. He is currently the academic lead for the Graduate Certificate in Learning Design at UTS and has established a long career as a high school educator, working in school leadership in government and non-government schools in the UK and Australia.
Keith's research focuses on learning and instructional design, educational technology and civics and citizenship education. He is currently exploring the way that online learning platforms can assist in the formation of active citizenship among Australian youth.
Keith was the recipient of the 2021 Emerging Scholar Award from the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE).
This course has a 1 hour introduction on the first Monday from 5.00 PM, and then runs on Wednesday afternoons from 4.00 – 5.30 PM. Live sessions will be facilitated online by using Zoom video sessions. Participants will also need to undertake approximately 10 – 11 hours of self-directed online learning activities each week over 6 weeks.
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