Open University

Open University

Openness and Innovation in ELearning (H817)

Innovations in elearning are moving at apace especially with the use of new social software tools that encourage peer supported learning. With an emphasis on exploring innovation, you will discover the latest educational communication developments, the increasing use of data in education through the fast developing field of learning analytics and also experience developments in open education. You will develop specific elearning skills (including online group moderation and elearning activity design), conduct small-scale investigations, and use case studies, with the overall aim of incorporating or rethinking elearning activity into your own professional context. This module will introduce you to current debates around the concept of openness and the ethical issues relating to learning analytics.

Course modules


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Credits from The Open University Distance learning February 2017 - 9 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning February 2018 - 9 months

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Distance Learning

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