Free Certificate of Completion Courses in Online Education, and eLearning and Digital Culture from world's leading universities
At this post you will find 2 free online courses (MOOCs) offered by the leading universities of Georgia Tech and University of Edinburgh. Also, I believe that you will find valuable the free Diploma in Multimedia Development and the free Introduction to Instructional Systems Design online courses offered by Alison.
- Fundamentals of Online Education: Planning and Application - Georgia Tech – (6 weeks)
This is an introductory course on the fundamentals of online education. You will learn how to convert your face-to-face class into a robust online course based on theory and practice.
- E-Learning and Digital Culture - University of Edinburgh – (5 weeks)
This course will explore how digital cultures and learning cultures connect, and what this means for the ways in which we conduct education online. The course is not about how to ‘do’ e-learning; rather, it is an invitation to view online educational practices through a particular lens – that of popular and digital culture. Follow this course on Twitter at #edcmooc.
- Diploma in Multimedia Development
This free online Diploma in Multimedia Development course covers the skills and techniques needed to create professional-looking videos, visual effects, motion graphics and animations. The course offers a rigorous exploration of key multimedia tools including Adobe Photoshop, Windows Movie Maker, Adobe Flash, Audacity, Director MX and Adobe After Effects.
- Introduction to Instructional Systems Design
Instructional Systems Design is the process of designing and developing instructional courses or materials that bring greater efficiency and effectiveness to acquiring knowledge or skills for learners. This free online course in Instructional Systems Design reviews important aspects such as learning theories and learning objectives and how they influence the design process.
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Christopher holds an MBA, and an M.Ed. (Learning Design) from BGSU and currently works as project manager at http://www.learn-e-pedia.gr S.A. (Antenna Group of Companies), which is the largest interactive learning platform from Greek-speaking students and learners across the Globe.Website: www.elearningindustry.com