Course Title: Facilitate e-learning

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2019

Course Code: TCHE5908C

Course Title: Facilitate e-learning

Important Information:

In order to successfully undertake assessment of this unit you need access to a workplace.

School: 360T Education

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5354 - Diploma of Training Design and Development

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: 9925 4343


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:

TAEDEL501 Facilitate e-learning


1. Establish the e-learning environment

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Access, read and interpret learning strategy and learning program, to determine the 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


2. Introduce 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


3. Guide and facilitate 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


4. 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


5. 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

This course is online. Activities may include but not limited to:

  • blog/wiki discussion and participation
  • participation in online discussion boards/threads and Collaborate sessions or other webinar-type activities
  • 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

Teaching Schedule

For the February 2019 intake:

This course is taught over 2 sessions in semester 2 2019. 

Note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the order is subject to change depending on class needs.


Session 1 - Sept 30: 

Establish an e-learning environment, by interpreting the learning strategy along with its outcomes sought, develop an e-learning delivery plan, confirm technical requirements for e-learning, trial and check e-learning resources and materials, develop and document the protocols required for e-learning, identify and organise technical support for e-learners.  An introduction to the e-learning environment, establish and support inclusivity, diversity within e-learning relationships, 


Session 2 - Oct 7: 

Guide and facilitate e-learning using relevant electronic tools, demonstrating good practice in e-learning facilitation, use relevant support mechanisms, documenting e-learner progress, monitoring e-learning interactions with others and intervene when required, , maintain, stare and secure e-learner records, conduct e-learning reviews for effectiveness of delivery and facilitation, reflect on own performance, identify, and document any recommendations for improvements in facilitating e-learning.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


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 the Canvas LMS

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 :

  • Workplace based projects
  • Direct observation
  • Online assessment (eg discussion forum, blog, wiki, quiz)
  • Professional conversation
  • Third-party reports

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program manager or the Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.


Assessment Tasks

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete all of the following tasks to a satisfactory standard.
You will receive written feedback on all assessment tasks.


Task 1: Plan, and document an e-learning program by:

  • outlining your chosen e-learning program and learner characteristics
  • confirming technical requirements for your e-learning program
  • developing e-learning protocols 
  • detailing technical support for learners
  • trial and confirm your e-learning portal/resources for functionality
  • developing a delivery plan for the program 


Task 2: Organise and facilitate two (2) e-learning sessions 

From task 1, you are to deliver two e-learning sessions aligned to your e-learning program plan, you must:

  • introduce the sessions, discuss e-learning protocols, promote a positive e-learning environment
  • use e-learning tools to facilitate your plan include activities in each of your two (2) sessions
  • administer practice and formative assessment into the e-learning experience
  • detail monitoring of the e-learning sessions and student progress
  • conduct a review to evaluate your e-learning program facilitation
  • reflect on own performance and document recommendations for improvements


Task 3: Knowledge questions:

This task is asking you to answer eight (8) short answer questions relating the TAEDEL501 in 100 to 200 words for each question.


It is a requirement of the Diploma of Training Design and Development (TAE50216) program that all assessment work be submitted electronically through the Canvas LMS.
You are asked to submit any workplace projects as a single Word or PDF file which must include a signed RMIT Cover Sheet; multiple project files will not be accepted.


Submission deadlines:

February 2019 Intake:

Tasks 1, 2 & 3 need to be submitted by midnight Friday 1st of November 2019.


Grades used in this unit are as follows:

  • SA Satisfactory
  • NYS Not Yet Satisfactory
  • CA Competency Achieved
  • NYC Not Yet Competent
  • DNS Did Not Submit For Assessment

Assessment Matrix

A detailed assessment matrix will be available prior to session 1 via the Canvas LMS

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

RMIT appeals process is available on the Appeals webpage

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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