There are plenty free education tools on the web.
There is lots of free and legal to use resources helping to build educational content.
You don't have to pay much to make efficient e-learning course.
Everything should be as simple as it can be.
Use common tools you will not have to teach e-learning students how to use it.
Some tools you already know.
What google knows about us - ref. to our class discussion:
Log in into the google and check it out:
Class 1 A "chunk" of theory:
Distance e-learning – an e-learning ancestor
Synchronous and asynchronous e-learning
E-learning 2.0 – result of Web 2.0
E-learning 3.0 - the future
Pros and cons of e-learning
Advantages (strength) and disadvantages (weakness ) of each method
Please watch - The Basics of Blended Learning
Evolution of the Web
Please watch -
Knowledge Assessment – problem
Please watch - Daphne Koller: What we're learning from online education
E-learning strategies - project designing
Before we start developing define:
Tutor, teacher role
Pre requirements - skils & knowledge
What tools you will need:
e-learnig TOOLS - Developing / authoring:
Web development /CMSs (BLOGS, WORDPRESS)
Animations / movies
Communication - Collaboration / Sharing
Evaluationg / testing
Start: gain learners’ attention
Sustain: interactivity, proactivity, engagement, satisfaction / games/ mutlimaedia / humor / individual approach