A week of workshops: Distance Learning Innovation with Open University China

The Institute of Learning Innovation regularly welcomes large delegations from various institutions, to spend a week or two and learn and discuss topics targeted to your needs. The following are presentations and recordings made from a recent visit by 28 delegates from the Open University of China, who wanted to study with us topics relevant to innovation and development in distance learning.

Monday 3rd June

Leicester approach to course design: an overview - Dr Palitha Edirisingha

Open Educational Resources Survey - Bernard Nkyubwatski

Transformation in distance education - Professor David Hawkridge

Technology-enhanced distance learning for TESOL - Dr Pamela Rogerson-Revell

Tuesday 4th June

7Cs approach to learning design - Professor Grainne Conole

Multimedia learning materials for scholars at a distance - Terese Bird

Wednesday 5th June

Distance learning through technology to solve crime - Dr John Bond

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) approach to delivering distance learning - Jeremy Turner

Technology-enhanced distance learning - Dr Phil Wood

Distance learning teaching and management in a conventional university - Dr Vincent Campbell

Thursday 6th June

iPads in war zones - Professor Adrian Beck

Technology-enhanced applications to promote problem-based learning in chemistry - Dr Dylan Williams

Technology & pedagogy for distance learning: podcasting - Dr Palitha Edirisingha

Three practical innovations: webinars, digital history, and iTunes U - Terese Bird

Friday 7th June

Technology and pedagogy for distance learning: Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS) - Bernard Nkuyubwatsi

Recordings (including Chinese translation)

1) Introduction to 7Cs of Learning Design:

2) Course Features:

3) Tools to Capture, Collaborate, & Communicate:

4) Course Map Introduction and Explanation

5) Introduction to the Storyboard

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