Time input for course development - Example

The following example shows an estimation of the time needed to develop a topic of an online course. The learners’ workload will always depend on the amount of content and assignments to carry out, but for this purpose, we can consider 16 hours of study spread over 2 weeks.

From the course developer's perspective, in this particular example, it requires more than 1 full-time week (50 hours) to develop a topic for your online course.

Task

Description

Hours

Introductory video

Creating an introductory video to contextualize the topic and its activities.

Video example 1 — Video example 2

2

Assignments

Creating a real-world assignment (problem) and describing it step-by-step.

4

Content curation

Searching and collecting open educational resources that you can use (e.g. papers, videos, book chapters and websites).

4

Knowledge clips

Creating 4 short knowledge clips of around 5-10 minutes that explain important concepts. This includes writing a script, creating a presentation and recording it.

Video example 1Video example 2

32 (4x8h)

Quiz

Creating a short quiz.

4

Building the course

Putting all your course content together on the eLearning platform and building a narrative.

4

Total

50 hours


Last modified: Friday, 15 February 2019, 11:21 AM