Foundations of eLearning

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 14 weeks
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Awarded by: University of New England
Course Unit A course unit is a single subject offered as part of a program of study, but can be completed individually. You may receive Recognition of Prior Learning for studying this unit.

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About this unit

Foundations of eLearning from the University of New England and Open Universities Australia aims to teach the key concepts of teaching online, as well as the best methods and tools. The online unit will look at how to form meaningful relationships and the ways both teachers and students can benefit from online learning.

The unit will teach through exposing students to real-life situations demonstrating the best examples of eLearning practices. You will be taught the issues that can arise when designing and implementing eLearning strategies and the optimal solutions to any problems. As well as this, the unit will look at the success of online learning in numerous educational circumstances and what may lie ahead for the future of this industry.

Through studying the strategies and theories of teaching online, the online unit will allow you to access the best way to build your own online course and how to resolve any issues that may arise.

Eligibility

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:

  • Graduate Certificate in eLearning

Areas of study

In this eLearning unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Key concepts of eLearning tools and eLearning strategies
  • Issues surrounding implementation of eLearning in teaching and learning settings

Course pathways

To enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:

  • Graduate Certificate in eLearning

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

This online unit will give you the key aspects of eLearning and could prove vital if you are considering a career working with a university or in education. With eLearning proving more popular and more people taking part in online courses, the unit could also be useful if you are considering working as a career adviser or if you wish to design your own course.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Foundations of eLearning from University of New England.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

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