Technology-Enabled Learning - Facilitate Elearning

Course Date:
04 - 05 Apr 2019
Registration Period:
31 Jan - 22 Mar 2019

Course Date:
13 - 14 Jun 2019
Registration Period:
31 Jan - 22 Mar 2019

Duration:
14 hours / 2 days

Time:
9am to 5pm

Mode of Training:
E-learning

Venue:
Singapore Polytechnic


Course Objectives
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.


Course Outline

 

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.

Suitable For
Trainers, adult educators, facilitators, teachers, lecturers, L&D consultants working in an eLearning environment.


Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge
Nil


Award / Certification / Accreditation

Participants who attained at least 75% attendance of the course will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance from Singapore Polytechnic.


Profile of Trainer

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.

Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRsSingapore CitizensOthers
Non-SME sponsored1Sponsored by SME2Aged 40 and above3Aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month
$138.03
(incl. GST)
$52.03
(incl. GST)
$52.03
(incl. GST)
$30.53
(incl. GST)
$460.10
(incl. GST)

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.
1 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click here
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.
3 Under the Workfare Training Support (WTS) scheme. For more information on the scheme, click here.


Funding Incentives

1. SkillsFuture (SF) Series

Singaporeans and Singapore PRs are eligible for 70% course fee funding for registration with effect from 28 October 2017. This funding is applicable to both individual and company-sponsored participants. Participants are required to achieve at least 75% attendance and/or sit and pass any prescribed examinations/assessments or submit any course/project work (if any) under the course requirement.

Singaporeans aged 40 years and above will enjoy a 90% subsidy of course fee.

Funding Validity Period: Till 31 Dec 2020

2. 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 60 days before the course commencement date.


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 - elearning@sp.edu.sg
All other Courses - pace@sp.edu.sg
For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

Classroom
  • 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
E-Learning
  • 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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Terms and Conditions

* Registration may be closed once seats are filled up


Application Procedure

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:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 7:30pm

Cheques
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:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651
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.