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This course was a great introduction to learning design. The material was engaging and up-to-date and the live sessions provided the opportunity to apply what I'd learnt. I'd strongly recommend it!
In this microcredential, you will learn to employ user-experience design and design thinking to develop an evidence-informed solution to a real-world learning design brief. Ground your design work in the foundational approaches and theories of learning, such as cognitive load theory and ensure currency with the latest trends, such as constructivist design and performance improvement theory.
Discover how learning design models such as ADDIE, TPACK, UDL and UBD draw on learning sciences and can be leveraged to respond to a range of pedagogical challenges and needs.
This microcredential has been designed to equip participants to:
This microcredential aligns with the 3 credit point subject, Design: Designing for Learning (010302), 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)*
*Price subject to change. Please check price at time of purchase.
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 course comprises 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. The weekly, 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:
1. Theories of instruction
2. Models of instruction (part 1)
3. Models of instruction (part 2)
4. Design Thinking
5. Learner centred design
6. Design: expression session
This microcredential includes weekly, live, two-hour online sessions facilitated by an expert UTS academic, supporting self-study and online learning activities. The live sessions focus on applying the course content to practical and authentic examples drawn from the workplace. Regular formative quizzes throughout the course allow participants to track their progress.
Upon successful completion of this microcredential, you will be able to:
Task 1 - Learning strategy (weight: 60%)
Task 2 - Reflection and evaluation of learning strategy (weight: 40%)
In order to pass the microcredential, participants must complete all assessments and achieve at least 50% of the course’s total marks.
NESA has recently changed its professional development requirements. Teachers are strongly encouraged to review the NESA website for the latest information.
UTS is committed to supporting its staff 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 on firstname.lastname@example.org. Limited sponsored places are available.
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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