Course Description

This free preview is self-paced. This course will provide an introduction to learning resources and academic technology. The first part of this course will provide strategies for collaborating with a subject-matter expert (SME), and a framework for using external resources. The course will include copyright guidelines, open education resources (OER), and creative commons license information. The second half of the course will introduce student engagement tools, including active learning strategies. Finally, the course will provide an overview of eLearning environments, integration methods, and technology considerations.

Module 1: Working with a Subject-Matter Expert
  • Identify strategies for working with a SME
  • Identify elements of the Goldilocks Paradox
  • Deconstruct an objective into subordinate tasks and entry skills
  • Choose to either create or locate existing materials

This course is a part of the Learning Experience Design Certificate Program. Courses are open to all participants, not just those pursuing the certificate program.

For more information about this course, email Answers or call 833-280-5634.

This is a noncredit self-paced course.

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Section Title
Learning Resources & Technology
Section Schedule
Online self-paced
Course Fee(s)
POGF6 non-credit $0.00

English Proficiency Requirements

Continuing Education Programs

Continuing Education (CE) courses and programs offered online through LSU Online & Continuing Education typically include a combination of lecture and discussion as well as reading and writing assignments. You need an adequate command of English in all skill areas (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) to participate in classes.

If English is not your native language, you must meet one of the English language proficiency requirements below to be successful in our CE programs. If you intend to register for a CE course or program, you can determine whether you meet English proficiency requirements by self-assessment prior to enrolling. We want to empower you, the learner, to progress successfully. Completing this self-assessment will enable you to make a good decision on whether you can complete one of our programs.

Intermediate English Skills

Most CE professional development courses and programs require at least intermediate English skills, which are equivalent to a B2 level of English language proficiency on the Self-Assessment Form. When assessing yourself, be sure to read through each of the categories under Column B2 to make sure you meet proficiency requirements.

Advanced English Skills

Online Distance Learning courses and microcreds are for-credit courses and might require more advanced English skills, equivalent to a C1 level on the Learner Self-Assessment Form. Be sure to read through each of the categories under Column C1 to make sure you meet proficiency requirements.

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