Innovative eLearning Pedagogy

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
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About this unit

As an online unit provided by the University of New England and Open Universities Australia, Innovative eLearning Pedagogy examines the pedagogical possibilities of a range of technologies such as 3D printing, wearable technology, cloud computing and mobile learning. You will have access to a variety of online resources to develop your skills and knowledge, and to create your own learning tools.

On completion of this unit you will have learned how to critically analyse the role of new technology in an eLearning environment, and will demonstrate advanced theoretical knowledge, enabling you to critique these innovations from a pedagogical perspective. You will also apply specialised skills to explore a range of teaching strategies, and use relevant theories, concepts and methods to design a teaching module that demonstrates the use of innovative technology in the eLearning environment.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to enter this program:

  • Acceptance into the Graduate Certificate in eLearning

Areas of study

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

  • Innovations in eLearning technology and pedagogy

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

  • Graduate Certificate in eLearning, University of New England

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?

In an increasingly technology-driven landscape, eLearning has an important role to play in modern learning environments. A strong foundation in eLearning is a highly employable skill for professional educators of all levels and backgrounds.

Innovative eLearning Pedagogy is a core requirement of the Graduate Certificate in eLearning, provided by the University of New England. This online postgraduate course has been designed to meet the needs of teaching professionals, from classroom teachers to training and development personnel, with a strong focus on all students learning within the context of their specific needs and circumstances.

Students who complete this unit have gone on to pursue or further their careers in job roles such as staff training, consultancy, professional development, materials development, and career advice. The skills you learn in this eLearning unit will give you the tools required to shape your career and deliver innovative, effective learning outcomes to your own students in practically any educational context.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Innovative eLearning Pedagogy from the 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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