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Year 2021, Volume 22, Issue 1, 120 - 132, 31.12.2020
https://doi.org/10.17718/tojde.849892

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ONLINE COURSE DESIGN: TAKING A RIGHT TURN!

Year 2021, Volume 22, Issue 1, 120 - 132, 31.12.2020
https://doi.org/10.17718/tojde.849892

Abstract

Guided by Nation and Macalister’s (2010) eight-step language curriculum design model, a 5-week online course was designed to teach critical thinking skills for foundation students at the Arab Open University (Oman). The course was conducted with 11, level two foundation students, after which it was evaluated by the participating students, the course instructor and three course reviewers using three different research instruments (an end-of-course evaluation form, semi-structured interviews and a course evaluation rubric), the analyses from which revealed that most were satisfied with the course design, but some modifications and additions were needed. The reflection on the online course design process along with the course evaluation results led to several amendments to the course design to make it more conducive to online delivery. The study provides course developers with an evidence-based, enhanced online course design model that will help create online courses.

References

  • Alismail, H. A., & McGuire, P. (2015). 21st century standards and curriculum: Current research and practice. Journal of Education and Practice, 6(6), 150–155. http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1083656.pdf
  • Alzaghoul, A. F. (2012). The implications of the learning theories on implementing e-learning courses. The Research Bulletin of Jordan ACM, 11(11), 27–30.
  • Bennett, N., & Lemoine, G. J. (2014). What VUCA really means for you. Harvard Business Review. https:// hbr.org/2014/01/what-vuca-really-means-for-you
  • Berk, R. A. (2009). Multimedia teaching with video clips: TV, movies, YouTube, and mtvU in the College Classroom. International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 5(1), 1–21.
  • Brown, J. (1995). The elements of language curriculum: A systematic approach to program development. Heinle & Heinle.
  • Creswell, J. W. (2012). Educational research: Planning, conducting and evaluating quantitative and qualitative research (4th Edition). Pearson.
  • Croxton, R. A., & Chow, A. S. (2015). Using ADDIE and systems thinking as the framework for developing a MOOC: A case study. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 16(4), 83–96. https://libproxy.library. unt.edu:2165/docview/1786249888/fulltextPDF/E04000D5016C483EPQ/1?accountid=7113

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Primary Language English
Subjects Social
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Ishaq AL-NAABI This is me (Primary Author)
English Language Center University of Technology and Applied Sciences Nizwa, OMAN
Oman


Thuwayba AL BARWANI This is me
College of Education Sultan Qaboos University Muscat, OMAN
Oman


Salma AL-HUMAIDI This is me
Curriculum and Instruction Department Sultan Qaboos University Muscat, OMAN
Oman


Otherine NEISLER This is me
Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Sultan Qaboos University Muscat, OMAN
Oman

Publication Date December 31, 2020
Application Date April 11, 2020
Acceptance Date September 19, 2021
Published in Issue Year 2021, Volume 22, Issue 1

Cite

APA Al-naabı, I. , Al Barwanı, T. , Al-humaıdı, S. & Neısler, O. (2020). ONLINE COURSE DESIGN: TAKING A RIGHT TURN! . Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education , 22 (1) , 120-132 . DOI: 10.17718/tojde.849892