Course Title: Facilitate e-learning

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2014

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

Learning activities are dependent upon the mode of delivery. In this case delivery is online so activities may include but are not limited to:

• blog/wiki discussion and participation
• participation in online discussion boards/threads
• keeping an online reflective journal
• analysis/critique of relevant reading material
• individual or group projects conducted through electronic media
• peer teaching and workshop presentations
• online research
• other online activities as decided by the facilitator

Teaching Schedule

February, April, and July intakes

Sem 1, 2014: Weeks 15-18

Week 15: Establish the e-learning environment

Week 16: Introduce e-learning

Week 17: Guide and facilitate e-learning

Week 18:  Monitor and review e-learning

Note: While your teacher will cover all the material in the above schedules, the order is subject to change depending on class needs and the availability of speakers.

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.

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.

1. do Assessment 5.2 (workplace project) as described on pg 169 of the prescribed text
2. do Assessment 5.1 as described on pg 168 of the prescribed text

In completing the above tasks please also follow any extra instructions provided by your facilitator.

Submission deadline:

Feb intake: midnight Sunday June29, 2014

April intake: midnight Sunday September 14, 2014

July intake: midnight Sunday November 16, 2014

Grades used in this unit are as follows:

CA Competency Achieved
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit For Assessment

Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates how the assessment task(s) aligns with the relevant unit
of competency and can be found on pp 170-01 of the prescribed text.

Other Information

Your course involves participating in all online activities as directed by your facilitator. It is strongly advised that you do participate in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to successfully complete this course.

Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student program policy
You will be asked to participate in discussions with relevant teachers and your Program Co-ordinator. Such discussions may be conducted in a number of ways eg face-to-face, via telephone, using Skype or Google Hangout, etc. They are an important way of giving you feedback and supporting you by monitoring your academic progress.

Special consideration policy (Late submissions)
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.Extension
Special consideration is an assessment adjustment for unexpected circumstances that are outside your control, which:
• have a significant adverse impact on your performance in assessment or
• prevent you from attempting or submitting the assessment. Special Consideration

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the Academic Integrity and Plagiarism policy


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