Online Course Development

Online Course Development is a process that requires a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to work with an expert in Learning Design to reframe a subject’s offering for the online arena. A Learning Designer uses theories, models and strategies for both the teaching and learning realm in an effort to contextualise content. The learning design process does not control what is being taught – the process focuses on how the content is taught specifically in this offering. The learning designer can work with a technologist to enhance the design solution using graphics/illustrations, simulations, charts, etc. The design process will include the need for expertise from the library as well as those in charge of learning environments. Once the design process is completed the course is available for delivery. The team will comprise of the participants as indicated in the figure below:


The process