D/OTE Competences

Developing Media and Online Resources

Digital media

This is one of the seven, advanced level nano-courses in the D/OTEC series. It builds on the foundational Learning Design in Distance and Online Theological Education course focusing on technology-related competencies for educators as defined by the Distance and Online Theological Education Competence framework (category C).
Course Outcomes

The specific competences developed in this course are:

  1. Can evaluate advantages and disadvantages of different kinds of media
  2. Can make use of open educational resources and existing media in learning design
Course content
  • How multimedia, information processing theory and modality principles can shape your course design
  • How to select the right multimedia for your course
  • Describe and apply best practices for using multimedia
  • Evaluate your own use of multimedia in teaching

This course is co-authored by Rev Jacob Li (Singapore), Manal Mekhael (Egypt), Dr Kate Wiseman (UK).  

  Li Manal  Wiseman

Delivery mode

This is a self-paced online course.


3 hours of learning

ICETE Academy points

3 points

Course enrolment key


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