EPA631: Instructional Design in Open and Distance Education - Ανοικτό Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου - Open University of Cyprus
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EPA631: Instructional Design in Open and Distance Education

Module Purpose and Objectives

This module will allow students to create and modify educational material for the distance educational learning process, as well as to use the most modern, open and easily accessible technological applications that will facilitate the distance learning and teaching process.

Module Content

In this particular module we will cover topics related to the knowledge and skills of designing the educational material through the distance educational learning process. Specifically, teaching material, case studies scenarios etc. will be created by the students. In addition, we will present various best practices from well-known Universities which created successfully a distance learning educational material. In this context, students will be familiarize with the most modern and most frequently used technological environments that support the distance learning and teaching process. Specifically, the open technology environments will be introduced through specific activities (case studies, scenarios etc.). Also, students will be familiarized with various technological tools that can be easily used by students. In fact, this is important since the current era requires from teachers to follow all the latest research studies, as well as the use of social networking. At the same time, issues related to Open Internet Sources will be presented.

Additional Info

  • Κωδικός / Course Code: EPA631
  • ECTS: 15
  • Τρόποι Αξιολόγησης / Assessment:


  • Διάρκεια Φοίτησης/ Length of Study: Εξαμηνιαία (χειμερινό) / Semi-annual (fall)
  • Κόστος/ Tuition Fees: 900 euro
  • Επίπεδο Σπουδών/ Level: Μεταπτυχιακό/ Postgraduate