Students explore theory, design, and implementation of digital media in support of learning
and examine the role of student-developed media as means of assessing learning. Students will
design and develop their own educational media and integrate media in online learning
projects, lessons or units to be delivered in a blended or fully online format. The design of
accessibility and university design for learning (UDL) solutions in support of educational
media will be explored.
- Synthesize pedagogical theory from a variety of worldviews on the use of media.
- Select, design and configure educational media based on relevant theoretical
- Develop pedagogically effective educational media.
- Design project-based learning incorporating student-produced media.
- Critically implement accessibility and UDL principles in educational media.
- Source appropriately licensed media for reuse and remix.
- Introduction to Educational Media
- Theories of Educational Media
- Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning
- Designing and Assessing Student Media Projects
- Interactive Media
- Portfolio Review
Required text and materials
All required resources are available free of charge online.
Technical Basics lists the hardware, software, and computer skills
requirements for your course.
Computer with internet access is required.
To successfully complete this course, students must achieve a passing grade of 70% (B-) or
higher in the course overall.
NOTE TO STUDENTS:
Beginning this Online Teaching & Learning program in winter 2012,
a student who receives a B- (70-74) or lower in two or more courses will be required to
withdraw regardless of their grade point average unless the Program Coordinator recommends
|Assignment 1: Source a piece of media
|Assignment 2: Develop an online lesson with media
|Assignment 3 : ePortfolio
|Assignment 4: Media tool presentation
|Blogging and Online Participation
Open Learning Faculty Member
An Open Learning Faculty Member is available to assist students. Primary communication is
through the Learning Environment’s “Mail” tool or by phone. Students will receive the
necessary contact information at the start of the course.