Course: Electronic educational environments

ECTS credits: 5
Language: Croatian
Duration: 1 semester
Status: elective
Method of teaching: lectures, seminar, colloquium /e-learning
Prerequisite: none
Assessment: Written exam and seminar.

Course description: Introduce students with the concept of electronic educational environments. Students will gather insight in basic concepts of learning in electronic environment. They will be prepared to identify elements of electronic educational environments and to design e-learning according to proposed situations, environments and purpose
Course content: Introduction to e-learning; Pedagogical principles in e-learning; Instructional design; Learning/content management systems; Open source vs. Commercial solutions; MOOC; Open educational contents; Repositories and Metadata; Edutainment; Virtual worlds; Supporting e-learning; Information literacy; Evaluation

Course objectives:
After this course students will be able to:
1. Apply modern educational research in developing qualitative and creative educational materials for e-learning
2. Plan, develop and evaluate e-learning programs
3. Identify and analyse elements of the e-learning systems
4. Evaluate and recommend appropriate teaching methods for different situations
5. Differentiate and categorize learning and teaching types and styles for e-learning
6. Demonstrate use of edutainment and new media in e-leanirng

Quality check and success of the course:
Internal evaluation will be done by teachers and students at the end of semester. External evaluation will be done by fellow professors participating at the course and evaluating both course and teacher.

Reading list:
1. Banek Zorica, M. Sustavi za upravljanje obrazovnim materijalom u elektroničkom okruženju : doktorska disertacija. Zagreb : 2007    
2. Jones, R. Andrew, T. MacColl, J.  The institutional repository. Oxford: Chandos Publishing, 2006.
3. Learning objects: Standards, Metadata, Repositories, & LCMS/ ur. Keith Harman and Alex Koohang. Santa Rosa, Calif.:  Informing Science Press, 2007.
4. Salmon, G. E-moderating : the key to teaching and learning online. London ; New York : RoutledgeFalmer : Taylor & Francis group, 2004.
5. Špiranec, S. Banek Zorica, M. Informacijska pismenost : teorijski okvir i polazišta. Zagreb : Zavod za informacijske studije , 2008.