You are to select any online course and answer the questions in the form of a text.
The total amount of words is expected to be more than 2000 words. Use standard font Times New Roman, size 14, 1.5 spaced.
Structure the text according tobelow. Based on the course analysis decide what you would improve in the course if you were its designer. Give your ideas in Conclusion.
The method of science:
the course is designed on the grounds of the latest pedagogical research findings
age and language level relevance
all activities are given in the sequence of increasing complexity
the course provides aids for material perception, including visual and sound illustrations, kinesthetic and speech samples, etc
The principle of the conscious and active participation of students in the education process
Structuring and cohesion of the material
Communicative character of teaching
the course is designed considering psychological features of learners
the course offers individual trajectories for an individual learner
the course presumes detailed and illustrative feedback
Meeting the institutional needs
Relevance of materials (course objectives, content, form of the course, etc)
Relevance of assessment
Information support (links to Internet resources, glossaries, etc)
The relevance of visual support
The relevance of teaching techniques
Availability of syllabus to students
Relevance of syllabus to learning objectives
Course orientation: learners are aware of the content, the criteria of assessment, etc.
Meeting learner needs
Building learner motivation
Availability of basic setup options
Interface and user settings customization
Effective use of platform
Consistency of elements and their functions
Availability of tutorials on course completion and assessment (assignments, tasks)
Diversity of test question types in the test database
Rapid feedback (messages, chat, email)
Security system and role assignment system (to prevent users from using administrative tools)