Sustainable Online Learning
Read Chapters 3, 6, and 8 in Design Alchemy: Transforming the Way We Think About Learning and Teaching, where instructional design is proposed as a combination of science, art, and alchemy. Also read Sustainable e-Learning: Toward a Coherent Body of Knowledge, as the authors investigate possible approaches towards sustainable teaching and learning in the higher education sector. Finally, view the media piece,Anatomy of eLearning: Conceptual Framework, in this modules Learning Resources with a focus on the Sustainability (bottom right) section. Then, reflect on a course that you have recently taken and completed or a course that you have recently taught, and consider the sustainability of its design Post the Following: Deconstruct the design and delivery of the course you selected. Then, analyze the level of sustainability of the course. Finally, explain whether the course is sustainable or notproviding reasons to support your position. In your explanation, be sure to describe the sustainable elements in the course or describe specific strategies you would use to make course elements more sustainable. Adopt and defend a firm position on the need for sustainability in eLearning. Support your analysis using the three pillars of sustainability, personal experience, and at least one research study (PhD, EdD, and EdS students) or dissertation (PhD and EdD students); include course resources as applicable.