Online Course in Learning Systems

Best Online Courses in Learning Systems 2018

Courses can be taken to achieve a variety of purposes: They can serve as remedial or foundational classes, they might be taken to gain valuable skills, or they could be chosen simply to pursue an interest.

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Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (QCF) - Level 3 Course

Distance Learning Centre
Online Part time 180 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 3 Course is available to learners 16+ who are interested in working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant. [+]

The Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 3 Course is available to learners 16+ who are interested in working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant.

The course aims to enable learners to understand the roles and a responsibility of those involved in supporting teaching and learning in schools, and provides an opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge required to do this effectively and in a self-directed way.

It also prepares learners to support the Teacher and the delivery of the curriculum within a school, as well as developing skills to help children and young people to develop self-esteem, independence and skills for learning.... [-]


Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (QCF) - Level 2 Course

Distance Learning Centre
Online Part time 180 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Distance Learning Centre's Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools – Level 2 home study course is available for students over the age of 16 years and who are interested in working within a school in the role of a Teaching or Classroom Assistant or a Learning Support Assistant. It is a competency based qualification which requires students to be employed in a school setting or to have voluntary placement of at least 50 hours in total. [+]

Distance Learning Centre's Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools – Level 2 home study course is available for students over the age of 16 years and who are interested in working within a school in the role of a Teaching or Classroom Assistant or a Learning Support Assistant. It is a competency based qualification which requires students to be employed in a school setting or to have voluntary placement of at least 50 hours in total.

The NCFE Level 2 Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools qualification is a nationally recognised study programme.

This course provides successful students with a Level 2 Certificate Qualification listed on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) Database with 30 credits.... [-]


Course Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3 Award (QCF)

UK Open College
Online Part time 80 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

This TQUK accredited “Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools” level 3 course is suitable for all support staff roles in schools. The course aims to enable learners to understand the roles and responsibilities of those involved in supporting teaching and learning in schools. [+]

This TQUK accredited “Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools” level 3 course is suitable for all support staff roles in schools. The course aims to enable learners to understand the roles and responsibilities of those involved in supporting teaching and learning in schools. It prepares students to support the Teacher and the delivery of curriculum within a school, as well as developing skills to help children and young people to develop self-esteem, independence and to acquire the skills of learning. Fully recognised & accepted by OFSTED.

The course also helps to further develop professional and technical skills and knowledge and aims to deliver an understanding of the importance of positive relationships within a school.... [-]


Course - Designing and Delivering Training Programmes

Bermuda College
Online Part time September 2018 Bermuda Hamilton

You will leave this course with the ability to plan a unit of instruction, write useful lesson plans, and deliver content with greater confidence and with the optimum chance to meet the needs of the learners and the teaching task, whether you are teaching facts, concepts, processes, procedures, or principles. [+]

Designing and Delivering Training Programmes

(self-paced, guided lessons on MOODLE)

This course begins with Self-Discovery to determine which of the learning foundations come more naturally for you (Behaviorist, Cognitivist, Constructivist, etc). You will be encouraged to adopt other foundations as you being to plan for, design for, and train populations of all types. This course discusses learning styles, domains of instruction, and how to write learning outcomes that fit the criteria of Bloom’s Taxonomy.

You will leave this course with the ability to plan a unit of instruction, write useful lesson plans, and deliver content with greater confidence and with the optimum chance to meet the needs of the learners and the teaching task, whether you are teaching facts, concepts, processes, procedures, or principles.... [-]


Minute Taking Training Course - CPD & IAO Accredited

John Academy
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

Whenever a meeting takes place, there is always that someone who needs to take the minutes. So why is it so important to do that? Well because it helps keep track of what went down in that meeting and summarizes the main points. This Minute Taking Training Course is designed to help you become better at taking minutes which essentially helps in different careers as well. This is a very basic course where you can develop your skills and further your understanding of the reason and need to take minutes. And that is why you initially start the course by understanding what minutes are and what is needed for a minute taker. Since minutes are business documents you have to understand what you should include and what should be avoided in minutes which this course will clarify. You will also learn about the differences between motions and resolutions, ways to record a meeting, understanding decisions and get tips on minute taking. Overall for a basic course, it is quite straightforward and to the point. Taking it will help in making sure you get the strong foundation for when you need to take notes professionally. [+]

Top Online Courses in Learning Systems. Who is the course for? People interested in maximizing their efficiency in note taking for their jobs People interested in working as a stenotype operator or journalist Entry Requirement: This course is available to all learners, from all academic backgrounds. Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course. Assessment: At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful. Before sitting for your final exam, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam. Certification: After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at the cost of £39 or in PDF format at the cost of £24. Why choose us? Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials; Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts; Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform; Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result; The UK & internationally recognized accredited qualification; Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime; The benefit of applying for NUS Extra Discount Card; 24/7 student support via email. Career Path: ... [-]

Course in Inclusive Learning and Teaching Environments

FutureLearn
Online Part time 3 weeks January 2019 United Kingdom UK Online

Explore the barriers experienced by disabled students and learn how to overcome these barriers through inclusive practices. [+]

Explore how to make Higher Education more inclusive

According to research by the UK government, disabled people are around half as likely to hold a degree-level qualification than people without disabilities. It raises an important question: how can we make education more inclusive?

On this course, you will learn about different aspects of inclusion and digital accessibility experienced by students, teachers and support staff in Higher Education.

You’ll explore the barriers experienced by disabled students, the role of inclusive practices and hear firsthand from students about the impact inclusion has had on their studies.

What topics will you cover? Introduction to inclusive learning with students and staff perspective How inclusive learning practices differ from individual adjustments Creating inclusive learning and teaching materials using digital technologies Inclusive library services, science, practical sessions and fieldwork Setting inclusive assignments and assessments Planning and encouraging inclusive collaborative learning activities What will you achieve? ... [-]

Course to Get Started with Online Learning

FutureLearn
Online Part time 2 weeks January 2019 United Kingdom UK Online

Find out what online learning is and develop the skills to study online without putting the rest of your life on hold. [+]

Develop the skills you need to make online learning a success

The internet is playing a bigger role in our work and social lives. But have you considered studying online?

Studying at a campus university isn’t for everyone. If you have caring responsibilities, want to re-skill to change careers or wish to earn while you learn, then online study may be for you.

In this online course, you will find out what online learning is and what it can offer you. You will discover the skills required for online study; evaluate your own skills; examine how students form online communities, and learn how to benefit from flexible study arrangements and dedicated tutors.

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Course : Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started

FutureLearn
Online Full time Part time November 2018 United Kingdom UK Online + 1 more

A free course for the Vocational Education and Training sector to promote effective practice and pedagogy in blended learning. [+]

This course is designed to help anyone teaching or supporting learning in the Vocational Education, and Training (VET) sector understand the benefits of blended learning and how to use technology effectively to support learners. Supported by a group of Digital Champions, you will connect with teaching and training professionals who understand the practical challenges of using blended learning. You will be aware of the importance of being able to blend digital methods into your teaching. These methods will help your learners become familiar with the digital workplaces they will be joining.

What topics will you cover? Definitions of blended learning. The impact of digital technology on teachers and learners. Pedagogical theories and teaching approaches that underpin blended learning, including constructivism, social constructivism, and problem-based learning. Digital technologies available to support blended learning in formal and informal learning scenarios. The role of Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) and how to use them effectively for blended learning. The role of open tools in blended learning. Open educational resources (OERs): what they are, how they can be used, and where to find them. Processes for blended learning design, including curriculum and instructional design. The role of the DADDIE model in planning and evaluating blended learning. Story-telling and story-boarding techniques for developing digital learning. The role of assessment in the curriculum design process. Different approaches for using technology to support assessment and feedback. The benefits and challenges of ‘flipped’ learning. Approaches to designing a flipped lesson. Collaboration in blended learning, including the use of discussion... [-]

Course in Preparing for University

FutureLearn
Online Part time 6 weeks January 2019 United Kingdom UK Online

This course explores and develops key analytical skills that students need in order to succeed at university learning environment. [+]

Higher education is about learning at a higher level: developing skills relating to critical thinking; holding a supported, substantive argument; analysing and using data or sources critically. These are university-level skills but you can work on the foundations of these skills before you get there. Such skills will also help in assessments such as A-levels and extended project work. They also attribute that employers value to graduates.

In this course, you will explore some key skills needed for success at university. You will hear what university lecturers have to say about skills their students excel at or struggle with, from undergraduates about areas they have found difficult and some top tips for coping with the university learning environment.... [-]


Course Introduction to Educational Design in Higher Education

FutureLearn
Online Part time 2 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Central to effective teaching is providing students with a strong educational design that offers opportunities to independently and collaboratively explore and acquire knowledge. Students can then apply what is learned to different contexts, in order to demonstrate that the learning outcomes have been achieved

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Central to effective teaching is providing students with a strong educational design that offers opportunities to independently and collaboratively explore and acquire knowledge. Students can then apply what is learned to different contexts, in order to demonstrate that the learning outcomes have been achieved This course will introduce you to effective educational design - taking into account the evolving higher education environment and current research into the curriculum, educational design, assessment and feedback that supports student learning. Explore what makes good educational design Developing effective educational design requires careful planning and structured thinking to scaffold learning in order to maximise students’ potential for success. In this course, you will identify the principles and key steps teachers need to take to design effective educational opportunities for their students. The course is based on the recognition that learning is most effective when it is guided by clear expectations, academic standards and an integrated curriculum, where the various components of the program, courses, classes, field trips, etc. are identified, aligned and linked to assessment. Learn how to apply educational design in your own context Students learn best when they are actively engaged: when they interact with their peers, tutors and course resources, when they are reflective and have opportunities to apply this knowledge. Successful design, therefore, needs to ensure that students are given opportunities to take an active, interactive and reflective role in their studies. This course will provide you with an educational framework and an opportunity to design effective educational materials you... [-]


Course in Teaching for Success: Lessons and Teaching

FutureLearn
Online Part time 4 weeks November 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

This free online course is for English language teachers around the world. It will help you develop the skills and practices you need for your continuing professional development (CPD). [+]

This course is part of the Teaching for Success: Practices for English Language Teaching program, which will enable you to develop professionally as an English language teacher.

This free online course is for English language teachers around the world. It will help you develop the skills and practices you need for your continuing professional development (CPD).

This course is part of our Teaching for Success: Practices for English Language Teaching program. In the program we will look at the 12 professional practices for CPD on the British Council’s teacher development framework.

In this course you will look at four professional practices:

Planning lessons and courses Managing resources Managing the lesson Taking responsibility for professional development. Learn with English language teachers worldwide ... [-]

Course in Learning Online: Searching and Researching

FutureLearn
Online Part time 2 weeks January 2019 United Kingdom UK Online

In this course, you’ll explore the rich and diverse range of information available to you online, how to use search tools effectively, and the ways in which you can begin to assess information that you might want to use in your studies. [+]

In this course, you’ll explore the rich and diverse range of information available to you online, how to use search tools effectively, and the ways in which you can begin to assess information that you might want to use in your studies. Using a wide range of learning activities, you will be challenged to dig deeper and think critically about the information that you find online.

This course is just one of a series about ‘learning online’, which introduces you to the essential skills and tools you need to study online.

What topics will you cover? Searching effectively online using a variety of search engines and tools Combining information from multiple sources, blending online and offline materials to aid research Sharing research to collaboratively develop a broader understanding of topics Assessing and evaluating information: considering the authority, timeliness, and relevance of sources to ensure validity Critical thinking: utilizing information and providing context to research to aid the drawing of conclusions What will you achieve? Assess and record your current level of knowledge regarding searching and researching online. Identify and discuss your search engine of choice. Explore methods of using search tools more effectively to locate appropriate sources. Perform web searches using different ‘operators’ and advanced search options. Discuss the benefits of using a wide range of online sources for researching subjects. Demonstrate effective use of multiple sources to contribute information in a collaborative environment. Assess the quality and appropriateness of information found online to help determine its validity and contribute... [-]

Course in Learning Online: Reflecting and Sharing

FutureLearn
Online Part time 2 weeks January 2019 United Kingdom UK Online

In this course, you’ll be introduced to some of the tools you can use to help you reflect on your learning; such as short tests and quizzes or online logs and journals. You will then move on to focus on sharing your learning with others. By producing and sharing video, using blogs, pin-boards, collaborative platforms or social media you can enrich the learning experience. [+]

In this course, you’ll be introduced to some of the tools you can use to help you reflect on your learning; such as short tests and quizzes or online logs and journals. You will then move on to focus on sharing your learning with others. By producing and sharing video, using blogs, pin-boards, collaborative platforms or social media you can enrich the learning experience.

This course is just one of a series about ‘learning online’, which introduces you to the essential skills and tools you need to study online.

What topics will you cover? Reflecting online: why it is important to reflect, and the tools available Sharing online: exploration of tools to enable the sharing of text, images, and video Using online resources to research playwright and actor, William Shakespeare Producing great video content by considering essential elements such as purpose, audience, subject, and quality Sharing video and audio: reviewing the work of others What will you achieve? Assess your current level of confidence when reflecting and sharing online. Explore the tools available to share text, images, and video online. Discuss the reasons why it is important to reflect on your learning. Experiment with online tools to record and reflect on your learning. Experiment with and explore online tools to share and collaborate online. Apply your learning from the previous week and produce an effective video or text article. Evaluate the video or text article of a fellow learner. Discuss and reflect on your activity before finishing this course. Assess... [-]

Course in Learning Online: Managing Your Identity

FutureLearn
Online Part time 2 weeks January 2019 United Kingdom UK Online

Many of us now have an online identity running alongside our everyday lives. In this course you’ll consider your online presence; you’ll discover how what we say and do online can have major implications for our real lives, and those of others. [+]

Many of us now have an online identity running alongside our everyday lives. In this course you’ll consider your online presence; you’ll discover how what we say and do online can have major implications for our real lives, and those of others. You’ll also spend time looking at how to assess and enhance your online identities to ensure that you can get the most out of being yourself online.

This course is just one of a series about ‘learning online’, which introduces you to the essential skills and tools you need to study effectively online.

What topics will you cover? Evaluating your current approach to managing your online identity Your online presence: defining how you want to appear and what you want to advertise Defining and applying a personal code of practice for online communication Building your profile: creating and promoting content, and crediting the work of others Your billboard: boosting your online identity using social media tools What will you achieve? Assess your current confidence level in managing your identity online. Reflect on your current approach to managing your identity online and discuss with other learners. Explain how an individual’s actions online can have both positive and negative consequences in the real world. Produce and share your own code of practice for your online presence. Research and reflect on the power of social media and identify examples of people who are using the tool to raise awareness of projects. Explore the tools available to create your online presence. Critically... [-]

Course in Learning Online: Learning and Collaborating

FutureLearn
Online Part time 2 weeks January 2019 United Kingdom UK Online

Online learning is likely to be important for you in the future, either at university or in the workplace. Learning online is different to learning in the classroom as it requires different skills. This course will help you to develop those skills, showing you how to learn and communicate effectively in an online environment. [+]

Online learning is likely to be important for you in the future, either at university or in the workplace. Learning online is different to learning in the classroom as it requires different skills. This course will help you to develop those skills, showing you how to learn and communicate effectively in an online environment.

This course is just one of a series about ‘learning online’, which introduces you to the essential skills and tools you need to study effectively online.

What topics will you cover? Learning environments: an introduction to VLEs and MOOCs The learning journey and the differences between classroom-based and online learning Techniques for learning effectively online Using discussions to aid online learning Collaborating online: using wikis and other collaborative tools What will you achieve? Assess your current level of confidence with learning online. Explore the online learning that is available via search engines, video channels and social media. Explore more formal online learning environments such as VLEs and contribute to the discussion regarding your experiences. Explore MOOCs, and identify the importance of the learning journey and defining personal learning goals. Reflect on the factors which help you to learn effectively online. Identify the implications of not using online communications effectively. Assess your knowledge of learning by video using short quizzes. Explore online profiles and understand how to make the most of learning discussion forums. Explore the value of working collaboratively with others online by contributing to online discussions. Explore tools such as wikis, pinboards and reports to... [-]