Unit 4: How to use digital technologies to support online learners to plan their own learning

Topics:

  1. Introduction to self-regulated learning and why it is important?
  2. Using digital technologies to support online learners to plan their own learning
  3. Choosing the right digital tools to support student self-regulated learning
  4. Creating opportunities for students to reflect on their learning and set goals using digital technologies
  5. Using digital technologies to help students track their progress and make adjustments to their learning plans as needed

This unit will teach university teachers how to use digital technologies to support online learners to plan their own learning. Participants will learn how to choose the right digital tools for their course and learning objectives, create opportunities for students to reflect on their learning and set goals, and use digital technologies to help students track their progress and make adjustments to their learning plans as needed.

Objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the different ways that digital technology can be used to support online learners to plan their own learning.
  • Choose the right digital tools for their course and learning objectives to support student self-regulated learning.
  • Create opportunities for students to reflect on their learning and set goals using digital technologies.
  • Use digital technologies to help students track their progress and make adjustments to their learning plans as needed.

Activities:

  • Participants will learn about the different ways that digital technology can be used to support online learners to plan their own learning.
  • Participants will choose digital tools to support student self-regulated learning in their online courses and develop a plan for using them.
  • Participants will design and implement learning activities that encourage students to reflect on their learning and set goals.
  • Participants will develop strategies for using digital technologies to help students track their progress and make adjustments to their learning plans as needed.

Outcome:

Upon completing the unit, you will have the ability to:

  • Develop a plan for using digital tools to support student self-regulated learning in their online courses.
  • Design and implement learning activities that encourage students to reflect on their learning and set goals.
  • Develop strategies for using digital technologies to help students track their progress and make adjustments to their learning plans as needed.

Outline

Module 3: Teaching and Learning

Unit 4 How to use digital technologies to support online learners to plan their own learning
Topic 1
Introduction to self-regulated learning and why it is important
Topic 2
Using digital technologies to support online learners to plan their own learning
Topic 3
Choosing the right digital tools to support student self-regulated learning
Topic 4
Creating opportunities for students to reflect on their learning and set goals using digital technologies
Topic 5
Using digital technologies to help students track their progress and make adjustments to their learning plans as needed