Designing Online Learning Course - Designing Online Learning Course
(10 Dec 19 - 10 Dec 19)

Defence Academy of the United Kingdom
1 day - (6 hours pre-course work)

About this course

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 is a prerequisite for attending the DOLC. DLERFT gives you the technical skills to create learning on the DLE.

Further information can be found in 2019DIN07-027 entitled 'Defence Learning Environment (DLE) and Introduction to Learning Technologies (ILT) Training Courses April 2019 – March 2020'.

Applicants must apply for courses four weeks in advance.

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 creating good or better online learning
  • how to assure and improve quality of DLE courses
  • your role and responsibilities within the DLE hierarchy

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 of the course

Restrictions and security

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

Completion of DLE Role Functionality Training (DLERFT), up to intermediate level, is a pre-requisite for attending the Designing Online Learning Course (DOLC). This must be completed no later than 4 weeks prior to attending the course to allow time for the completion of the pre-course work. Failure to do so will result in the applicant being removed from the course.

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Industry
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants
  • Other government departments (OGDs)
All personnel across Defence who are required to undertake DLE Roles and develop online learning within the DLE.

How will I learn?


How will you be assessed?

An assessment will be carried out during the course.

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