M3: Planning Your Institution’s Online Education and Training Strategy
- Sukaina Walji, Centre for Innovation in Learning & Teaching, University of Cape Town, South Africa
- Laura Czerniewicz, Centre for Innovation in Learning & Teaching, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Many African institutions want to increase online education provision both for on-campus students and potential distance learners in traditionally under-served populations.
With improving connectivity and growing use of digital and mobile technologies, there are many new opportunities for all sorts of education institutions.
This workshop will present an overview of activities and services, which will help planners and managers in different types of institutions to develop their online education strategies. It will provide a roadmap to an online education implementation plan with a focus on technology, capacity building, skills and competencies.
- Institutional readiness: Technology, platforms
- Programme level planning
- Course design, development and delivery
- Student support
- Evaluation and maintenance
|09:30 – 09:45||Introductions and Participant Sharing of Contexts|
|09:45 – 10:25||
What do we mean by Going Online? Are we on the Same Page?
|10:25 – 11:00||
Why Online, why now? Global and Local Imperatives
|11:00 – 11:15||Tea/Coffee Break|
|11:15 – 12:25||
Components of Going Online. What does it take and What is Involved?
|12:25 – 12:30||Summing up and Close|
Directors of eLearning, eLearning project managers, directors of institutional planning, instructional designers, educational technologists, student support officers, academics.
TARGET AUDIENCE SECTOR(S):
Higher education, public sector
Beginner to Intermediate
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will benefit from practical tools and a way of thinking about how to plan for online and blended Higher Education provision. The framework and tools presented will apply to any stage of a process whether it is planning for a whole online degree or programme, or planning for one aspect of the online course design process.
African participants who are not working for international organisations or global corporations may register for €30, all other participants may register for €40. This half day event includes a tea/coffee break and materials.