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Communication is central to almost all aspects of human life. The ways of communicating content with others and how we use instructional media is vital to the work that we do as learning designers.
This microcredential will introduce you to the theories of educational communication and instructional media, and how these influence the design of learning activities and environments.
You’ll examine and critique examples of print, online, visual and audio multimedia and evaluate their effectiveness for learning. You will discover different tools that can be used to build interactivity and develop your very own interactive media object, such as an infographic, interactive learning activity or screencast.
This microcredential will also delve into the basic elements of media design including storyboarding, scripting, recording and interactive media design.
This microcredential has been designed to allow you 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 from a wide range of sectors and backgrounds who are involved in the development and facilitation of learning and education. Examples include, but are not limited to:
Full price: $1,362 GST-free)*
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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 1: Interactive media object (weight: 50%)
Assessment 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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