Pedagogical Strategies for Digital Learning

3 Weeks Education & Training Course Credit : 1
Short Courses Language of Delivery : English
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This course examines pedagogy defined simply as the art and science of teaching in the digital space. Oftentimes educators get carried away by the new technologies and ignore pedagogy. Focus is on what is on the pedagogy of hybrid-blended learning, the steps involved in designing of courses, active learning, types of learning activities and assessing student learning.  Alternative and authentic methods are explored such as the take-home exam, un-proctored objective tests, minute paper, audio & video presentations, e-portfolios, quizzes and so forth. Various issues and challenges of online assessment such as authentication, academic honesty and others are discussed.

Assessment for the microcourse is based on the following:

  • 60% – Work-Based Assignment
  • 40% – Quiz

Duration: 4 Weeks 
You need to spend 1 hour per day

Certification – Upon completion the microcourse and meeting all assessment requirements, participants will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement (CA) by SPEED in collaboration with Asia e University (AeU)

1 - Discuss the steps in designing an online course
2 - Incorporate various online pedagogical strategies and methods
3 - Identify various alternative online assessment methods
4 - Implement online assessment methods

Prof. Dr. John Arul Phillips

Designation : Dean, School of Education & Cognitive Sciences (SECS)


  • Ph.D Science in Education, Indiana University
  • Master of Science in Education, Indiana University
  •  Bachelor of Arts (Hons), University of Malaya
  • Diploma in Education, University of Malaya

About the Instructor

  • Dean, School of Education & Cognitive Sciences (SECS)
  • Involved in preparing educators at the bachelors, masters and doctoral levels through online distance learning. 
  • Has authored a variety of journal articles, books and books chapters with his primary research in the areas of human learning, thinking skills, adolescent behaviour, curriculum design, programme evaluation, technology integration and e-learning.

You are required to complete all the learning activities provided in this course. Assessments are given to evaluate your achievement of the Course Learning Outcomes. You are able to download a Certificate of Achievement/Certificate of Completion upon completion of all requisite learning materials and passing the prescribed assessments.
  • 1 - Certificate of Achievement

    Completion of:

    • Course notes/readings
    • Formal course assessment- Multiple Choice Questions/Self assessment 

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RM 100.00

What’s included

  • 0 Topics
  • Certificate
  • 4 Learning Outcomes
  • Instructor-Led
  • 3 Weeks Duration