Cilt 15, Sayı 1, Sayfalar 128 - 142 2015-02-27

Effective Principles In Designing E-Course In Light Of Learning Theories

Muhammad K. AFIFI [1] , Saad S. ALAMRI [2]

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The researchers conducted an exploratory study to determine the design quality of some E-courses delivered via the web to a number of colleagues at the university. Results revealed a number of shortcomings in the design of these courses, mostly due to the absence of effective principles in the design of these E-courses, especially principles of pedagogy in relation to learning theories. So, this study seeks to identify effective principles in the design of courses for internet-based learning in the light of current learning theories, by answering the following question: What are the most effective principles when designing E-learning courses in the light of current learning theories? After an extensive review and analysis of the literature and previous studies relating to quality standards for the instructional design of E-courses delivered via the web, in particular, and quality standards for E-learning, in general, the results of this study revealed a number of principles for course design in E-learning. These are: identifying learning and performance outcomes; identifying methods and strategies of learning; designing learning activities; providing feedback and motivating the learner and determining the context and impact of learning. In the light of the findings of this study, with reference to the literature, we present a set of recommendations and pedagogical implications for professionals working in course design in E-learning at University of Dammam.
E-Learning, E-Course, Instructional Design, Learning Theories, University of Dammam.
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Bibtex @ { tojde175935, journal = {Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education}, issn = {1302-6488}, address = {Anadolu Üniversitesi}, year = {2015}, volume = {15}, pages = {128 - 142}, doi = {10.17718/tojde.43806}, title = {Effective Principles In Designing E-Course In Light Of Learning Theories}, language = {en}, key = {cite}, author = {ALAMRI, Saad S. and AFIFI, Muhammad K.} }
APA AFIFI, M , ALAMRI, S . (2015). Effective Principles In Designing E-Course In Light Of Learning Theories. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 15 (1), 128-142. DOI: 10.17718/tojde.43806
MLA AFIFI, M , ALAMRI, S . "Effective Principles In Designing E-Course In Light Of Learning Theories". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 15 (2015): 128-142 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/tojde/issue/16891/175935>
Chicago AFIFI, M , ALAMRI, S . "Effective Principles In Designing E-Course In Light Of Learning Theories". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 15 (2015): 128-142
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