Presentation: Insights in Building Successful Online Courses
priority in Europe - http://www.elearningeuropa.info
should become, by 2010, “the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based
economy in the world, capable of sustainable economic growth with more
and better jobs and greater social cohesion” - European Council, Lisbon,
of new multimedia technologies and the Internet to improve the quality
of learning by facilitating access to resources and services as well as
remote exchanges and collaboration" - "eLearning: Designing tomorrow's
education" Initiative, European Council, May 2000
experience - http://www.timsoft.ro/index-en.shtml
courses, train of trainers, learning and practice communities.
a Learning Community" Presentation at Trinity College, University
of Melbourne, the eight main attributes of a successful learning communities:
Education Principles are applied
Methodologies: Case Studies, Problem Based Learning, Group Projects
to Learning Styles: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic
all interactions: student-content, student-student, student-facilitator
interaction: reflection, validation, searching, learn to learn
static and dynamic parts
programs for tutors.
1.Focus on learning materials
2.Creation of a sense of whole
3.Integrate content and communication
4.Appreciate participant-generated content
5.On-going communication between members
6.Access to multiple resources and information
8.Sense of history.
- An authoring component used by the space administrators in creation and
edition of the materials.
-The database with the participants specific information.
A content delivery function
- The content may be in the form of text, images, sounds, animations. However
the basic functionality that can be expected from an online learning environment
is the creation of plain text and HTML documents.
A navigation model
- Syllabus, calendar, members list, links.
- The chat-rooms allow the members to communicate in real time between
them and with the facilitator(s); also Live-Chat facility
- e-mail and conferences ( web-forums). The conferences constitute the
central part of the environment, that assure the interaction between all
the members. This leads to the knowledge sharing between the participants.
- A component for controlling the access to the virtual environment.
Conclusions and Questions
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