Educators are able to use electronic media and technologies for delivery of lessons in the classroom but often face challenges in delivery of online courses. Today, training organisations and educational institutions are implementing blended learning strategies, including technology-enabled learning with eLearning as the most common method.
While most educators may be familiar with teaching and facilitation of learning in the classroom, they will need different approaches, skills and knowledge to be effective in the eLearning environment.
Successful online learning also require the use of appropriate technologies, support mechanisms and knowledge of the tools available in their training environment, in addition to good e-facilitation skills that will provide an effective learning experience for their learners.
In this course, participants will be introduced to common eLearning tools and systems for online delivery, and use practical learning technologies and free tools to develop relevant e-learning activities for collaboration and facilitating learners outside the classroom.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
a) Develop an eLearning delivery plan to manage the eLearning activities and assessments
b) Guide and facilitate learners to ensure an effective learning experience
c) Monitor and document eLearner progress to ensure learning outcomes are achieved.
Trainers, adult educators, facilitators, teachers, lecturers, L&D consultants working in an eLearning environment.
Assumed Skills and Knowledge
1. Overview of technology enabled learning environments and tools
- Determine the learning outcomes and teaching strategy of a course / programme
- Develop or interpret the eLearning delivery plan to manage and sequence elearning activities and logical progression of content
- Identify the technical requirements of the eLearning environments
- Engage students in the classroom through the use of technologies and tools
- Interact with students online through the use of technologies and tools
- Synchronous and asynchronous modes
- Technical and learner support mechanisms for eLearners
2. Successful facilitation in an eLearning environment
- Establish groups and learner support mechanisms
- Develop relationships and protocols for eLearners
- Best practices in eLearning facilitation
- Facilitate eLearning according to the delivery plan through relevant tools
- Provide opportunities for collaboration
- Guide and support enquiry and engagement
- Authentic learning, practice and formative assessments
3. Monitor e-Learning
- Monitor technologies & tools
- Encourage participation in eLearning activities
- Intervene to ensure momentum and engagement
- Document progress and outcomes
- Maintain and secure learner records
4. Practice and Review
- Interpret a lesson plan to identify technologies, tools and approaches for eLearning.
- Organise and facilitate an eLearning activity (demonstration)
- Facilitate / moderate a synchronous discussion (with different technologies)
- Conduct an e-Exam (role-play and discussions on best practices)
- Review of effectiveness of eLearning delivery and facilitation
- Identify areas of improvements and recommend actions to improve facilitation of eLearning.
Mr Daniel Ong
Daniel has over 30 years of working experience in teaching and training at several institutions of higher learning (IHLs) in Singapore.
Although he had attained postgraduate qualifications in engineering and technology courses, Daniel decided to move into educational technology when online learning was still new. He pioneered eLearning operations in the Polytechnic. Daniel also provided content development services and trainings to educators both in Singapore and overseas.
Currently, he is a trainer for ESS modules at SP-PACE Academy in WSQ - Workplace Safety and Health programmes, and the eLearning module in the Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education (DACE). He has also attained WSQ qualifications in ACTA and DACE.
1. National Sliver Academy Funding
Participants must be Singaporean aged 50 and above in the year of course commencement.
2. Skills Future Credit
SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)
With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.
This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants. Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 30 days before the course commencement date.
Participants who attained at least 75% attendance of the course will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance from Singapore Polytechnic.
1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:
Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
a) For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.
b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 7:30pm
c) Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.
2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.
3. Withdrawal and Deferment
Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:
Online Courses - [email protected]
All other Courses – [email protected]
For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:
- 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
- Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
- On or after date of commencement - No refund
- There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.
The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.
The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.
The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.
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