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Digital Fluency Course: Module 3 - Learning Design and Development for Online/Blended Provision

This module explores five topics. The first topic addresses models, frameworks, and elements of learning design and development, focusing mainly on the 7Cs of learning design framework and the generic ADDIE model. The second topic, designing for learning, explains how you can design interactive and motivational activities and assessments, develop content for your online courses, and provide support and guidance for online learners. The third topic concentrates on matching technological tools to pedagogical purposes.

Open Pathways to Student Success: Academic Library Partnerships for Open Educational Resources and Affordable Course Content Creation and Adoption

This paper explores the current state of open educational resources (OER) including notable library-lead and multi-institutional programs. The potential for OER and affordable course material creation and adoption pro-grams to impact student retention and persistence is examined. Potential additional partnerships and future di-rections for library-lead programs are discussed as well as the framework necessary for assessing the impact of library-lead OER initiatives.

Academic tribes: reflections on teaching large classes

This article is a reflective essay on teaching a large class of undergraduate students at the University of Durban-Westville. The class consists of 280 students in the fourth year of university training for the teaching profession.

NADEOSA Quality Criteria for Distance Education in South Africa: Section Two - Quality Criteria

These criteria were initially developed in research for the Department of Education. They have since been revised by NADEOSA through a stakeholder process. There are thirteen criteria: Policy and planning, Learners, Programme development, Course design, Co

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