Designing Online Learning Course - DOLC

Defence Academy of the United Kingdom
Technology
2 day classroom
Apprx 12 hours online

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Practitioner

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About this course

AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE, THE DEFENCE ACADEMY HAS POSTPONED THIS COURSE IN LIGHT OF COVID-19.  PLEASE CONTINUE TO CHECK THIS PAGE FOR RESCHEDULED COURSE DATES.

You will develop the skills required to design engaging, effective and compelling moodle-based learning on the Defence Learning Environment (DLE). Designing Online Learning Course (DOLC) training is mandated for all DLE course designers and those developing online learning within the DLE.

Completion of DLE Role Functionality Training (DLERFT) to Intermediate Level (DLEINT) is a pre-requisite, and must be completed before applying for the DOLC.

DLERFT gives you the technical skills to create learning on the DLE.

The DOLC must be completed within 18 months of completion of DLEINT.

The DOLC spans 10 weeks – 2 days of which is face-to-face (F2F).  There are 4 weeks of pre-course activities, then a 2-day F2F, followed by 6 weeks of post-course activity. Please see 'details' tab for further information. 

The pre-requisite DLEINT must be completed before applying for the DOLC.

Applicants are required to adhere to the pre-course work timings during the 4-week period prior to the face to face.  Failure to comply with this will result in removal from the DOLC. 

The course consists of:
  • 4 weeks pre-course work, which comprises of pre-course reading and a pre-course activity. Failure to complete the pre-course work will result in being returned to unit
  • the online DOLC pre-course activities is approx. 3 hours (spread over 4 weeks)
  • the pre-course activity enables applicants time to work practically within the DLE

What you will learn

You will learn/develop the following, including but not limited to:
  • how to design and create engaging, effective and compelling moodle-based learning on the DLE
  • about the elements key to planning good or better online learning
  • how to assure and improve quality of DLE courses
  • accessibility in online learning

How will this course help my career?

  • This course will provide you with the skills necessary to create good or better online learning within the DLE.
  • DLERFT must be completed before role permissions can be allocated on the DLE.
  • A certificate will be issued upon successful completion.

Security and restrictions

All students are required to hold SV clearance.

Before you attend

Students must have access to and be familiar with the Defence Gateway prior to undertaking training.

Completion of DLE Role Functionality Training (DLERFT) to Intermediate Level (DLEINT) is a pre-requisite, and must be completed before applying for the DOLC.

Applicants are required to adhere to the pre-course work timings during the 4-week period prior to the F2F.  Failure to comply with the pre-course work timings will result in removal from the DOLC.

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Industry
  • Internationals
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants
  • Partners Across Government (PAG)

How will I learn?

Blended Learning

How will you be assessed?

You will be assessed by the following methods:
  • a summative assessment will be carried out during the F2F part of the course
  • a formative assessment is carried out upon submission of the post-course activity
  • a submission occurs 6 weeks after the DOLC F2F delivery

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