User:Karitz/Evaluating and Developing eLearning Software

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If a question was asked, what would be the educational landscape without technology? If the same question was asked differently, what would be the educational landscape without the contribution of the free and open source movement? Coming to think of it, would it mean that I would not be writing this course material - because it is running on MediaWiki, and am using Firefox to write it? Would it mean that I would not have gotten the access MIT's open courseware on Computer Science when I was studying? Maybe what it would have meant is that I would not have searched information on Wikipedia.

Learning outcomes

List the general learning outcomes here (not more than five)

Learning Context

Bringing the lesson into context of the course and its overall outcomes. A description of how it fits in into the whole picture. Also the a description of the audience and their key roles

Key Sections

  1. Rationale for developing and evaluating eLearning software
  2. Section Two


If necessary, put in the approximate time the student should spend on the lesson. Give a breakdown based on say reading activities, practical activities, collaborative activities etc.

Delivery Methodology

Describe the delivery methodology to be used. Use the methodology to structure the timings.

Content and Resources

Clearly describe/provide the relevant content for the lesson. If addition resources are required, describe how and where the student can gain access to them.

Lesson Summary

Depending on the size and the structure of the lesson, a lesson summary can be created, linking up the key terminology and the content.


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Author: James Kariuki