This is one of the seven, advanced-level courses in the Distance and Online Theological Education Competencies (D/OTEC) series. It builds on a corresponding foundational-level nano-course in the series: Professionality in D/OTE. This nano-course equips you to
contribute to leading and implementing a quality and sustainable online
program in your theological institution.It is designed for participants
in leadership roles who have input into decisions about distance/online
education at their institution (e.g., principals, deans, learning
coordinators, administrators, IT coordinators).
You should find this course helpful if:
- you are exploring how to develop or expand online programs at your institution;
- you have some people in your institution on-board with developing or expanding online learning;
- you want to put your plans and ideas about online learning into practice;
- you want some guidance on good practice in leading change in your institution.
The specific competences developed in this course are:
- Can evaluate
advantages and disadvantages of different kinds of media
- Can make use of
open educational resources and existing media in learning design
- How to assess your institution's readiness for change and identify key starting points
- How to apply appropriate quality standards to implement and sustain online learning in your context
- Examples and reflections to help you make an outline for a draft plan for implementing an online program incorporating ideas from this course
This course was co-authored by Ravin Caldera, Dr Diane Hockridge, Dr Rhonda McEwen and Dr David Turnbull.
This is a self-paced online course.
3 hours of learning
ICETE Academy points
Course enrolment key