Course Title: Facilitate e-learning

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2013

Course Code: TCHE5779C

Course Title: Facilitate e-learning

School: 360T Education

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5307 - Diploma of Vocational Education and Training

Course Contact: Program Administrative Officer

Course Contact Phone: 9925 4933

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Peter Murphy
ph 99254343

Nominal Hours: 30

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

This course covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to facilitate learning delivered via electronic media.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

TAEDEL501A Facilitate e-learning


Establish the e-learning environment

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Access, read and interpret learning strategy and learning program to determine learning outcomes and objectives to be met
1.2 Develop knowledge of group and individual learner styles and learner characteristics to support effective planning
1.3 Develop e-learning delivery plan to manage and sequence e-learning activities and events to ensure logical progression of learning content and continuity of e-learner progress
1.4 Confirm technical requirements for the e-learning environment
1.5 Trial and check e-learning resources and materials for technical glitches
1.6 Develop and document protocols for the e-learning environment
1.7 Identify and organise specific technical support needs and mechanisms for e-learners


Guide and facilitate e-learning

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Provide effective introduction to the e-learning environment and discuss, clarify and agree upon objectives and e-learning protocols
2.2 Establish e-learning relationship with e-learners
2.3 Initiate relationships between e-learners to support inclusivity, acknowledge diversity and enable a positive e-learning environment


Introduce e-learning

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Use relevant electronic tools to facilitate e-learning according to the e-learning delivery plan
3.2. Demonstrate good practice in e-learning facilitation to ensure an effective learning experience
3.3. Use relevant support mechanisms to address technical issues
3.4. Build opportunities for authentic learning, practice and formative assessment into the e-learning experience


Monitor e-learning

Performance Criteria:

4.1. Monitor and document e-learner progress to ensure outcomes are being achieved and individual learner needs are being met
4.2. Provide support and guidance inside and outside the e-learning environment as appropriate
4.3. Continuously monitor e-learner interaction with others and participation in e-learning activities, and intervene where necessary to maintain momentum and engagement
4.4. Maintain, store and secure learner records according to organisational and legal requirements


Review e-learning processes

Performance Criteria:

5.1. Conduct a review to evaluate effectiveness of e-learning delivery and facilitation
5.2. Reflect on own performance as an e-learning facilitator and document improvement plans
5.3. Identify and document recommendations for improvements in facilitating e-learning and appropriateness of e-learning systems, tools and resources, and discuss with relevant personnel for future action

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:
. establish e-learning environments
. introduce e-learning
. guide and facilitate e-learning
. monitor e-learning
. review e-learning processes

Details of Learning Activities

As part of your program you will be directed to undertake a number of activities both during scheduled class time and outside of it. It is important that you complete all such activities in a timely manner as they are an important component of your program. Such activities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • lectures
  • group discussion
  • teacher-directed group activities/projects
  • work shopping of students’ own projects
  • guest lecturers
  • peer teaching
  • class presentations
  • research both online and other as required
  • analysis/critique of suggested reading
  • teacher directed activities/exercises
  • self-directed study and activities
  • class exercises to review discussions/lectures
  • project-based work

Teaching Schedule

RMIT Staff Program

9.30-4.30 Friday 26 April, 2013 

9.30-4.30 Friday 9, 23 August, 2013

9.30-4.30 Friday 27 September, 2013

9.30-4.30 Friday 11 October, 2013

9.30-4.30 Friday 8, 22 November, 2013

Public Program

6-9pm Wednesday 1, 8 May, 2013

6-9pm Wednesday 14, 21, 28 August, 2013

6-9pm Wednesday 4 September, 2013

6-9pm Wednesday 2, 9, 16, 23 October, 2013

6-9pm Wednesday 13, 20, 27 November, 2013

6-9pm Wednesday 4, 11, 18 December, 2013

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

"Professional Training and Assessment" by Dan Hill, Terry Hill and Lee Perlitz, McGraw-Hill, 2013 will be the prescribed text for this course. It will be complemented by various web-based material and/or electronic copies of other learning resources as required.


Other Resources

At the beginning of the course students will be directed to various web-based material and/or
electronic copies of learning resources.Electronic resources are located on myRMIT Studies.Handouts pertaining to in-class activities
will be handed out during class.

Overview of Assessment

During the program you will complete assessment tasks which are listed, in detail, at the beginning of the course. These tasks may include :

- Professional conversation with facilitator
- Workplace based projects
- Contributions to online discussion forums

An RMIT assessment charter ( summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which are described and referenced in a single document the Assessment policies and procedures manual

Assessment Tasks

To demonstrate competency in this course, you need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.

You will facilitate one complete e-learning program. In doing this you will provide evidence of at least two examples of organising and facilitating at least two e-learning activities covering diverse e-learning environments. You will also research, design and develop two e-learning resources that reflect client needs and the contexts of application. You will document your consultation, research and findings and the completed designs for the two resources. For one of the resources you will conduct a review and trial of the resource, including user feedback and how this impacted on the development of the resource. You will then present the final e-learning resource, either complete or in part (or a sample thereof), and describe your specific role in the development process.

Grades used in this unit are as follows:
CA Competency Achieved
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit For Assessment

For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course website at myRMIT Studies.

Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates how the assessment task(s) aligns with the relevant unit
of competency and will be made available in the first class or through myRMIT Studies.

Other Information

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to
complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.

Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration:;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y;STATUS=A;PAGE_AUTHOR=Andrea%20Syers;SECTION=1 (unresolved)

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