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Engaging Teaching Professionals in Design for Online Learning

  • Marianne GeorgsenEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9307)

Abstract

Teaching and learning in higher education institutions have for some time now been seen to integrate on line activities, materials and student interaction into otherwise campus based programmes. Traditional teaching is often both classroom-based, teacher centred as well as with an emphasis on content delivery. Transformation of existing teaching practice, however, is often a daunting task for teaching professionals, and one which calls for an organizational approach. To support teaching staff in such transformation, a methodology for learning design has been developed and implemented into the organisation of a school for continuing education. Despite support from e-learning experts in the design process, most projects undertaken by teaching staff were modest in degree of innovation, and existing practices were reinforced rather than transformed. The workshops and design methodology have now become part of a so called organizational framework for learning design in order to provide a stronger incentive and better support for transformation of practice.

Keywords

Learning design Organizational design frame Workshop methodology CoED Further education 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Continuing EducationVIA University CollegeAarhusDenmark

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