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Creating and Publishing Online Courses with Skills Network

In this course you will explore how to create, develop, and publish online courses using IBM Skills Network. You will learn best practices for creating accessible content. You will acquire hands-on experience in building and testing course components. You will discover options for creating component types, readings, grading, and embedding assets and links. You will gain practical experience in building a course outline, creating assessments, adding discussions, and setting up grading.

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At a Glance

In this course you will explore how to create, develop, and publish online courses using IBM Skills Network. You will learn best practices for creating accessible content. You will acquire hands-on experience in building and testing course components. You will discover options for creating component types, readings, grading, and embedding assets and links. You will gain practical experience in building a course outline, creating assessments, adding discussions, and setting up grading.

About This Course

Lay the foundation for a successful learning experience by building expertise in different course development tasks! In this course, you will discover techniques and best practices for working with the IBM Skills Network Studio. You will find out the structure of the course outline and the different types of components that you can add to a course. You will learn about adding media, links, videos, and transcripts. You will gain practical experience in creating assessment questions, working with question feedback, and setting grading policy. You will build skills for creating components that will attract learners to your course such as the course landing page and your author profile. You will find out how to publish, market, and maintain your course over its life cycle.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe how to create a new course.
  • Explain how to make content accessible.
  • Describe how to configure course components.
  • Describe how to set up grading.
  • Test and launch a course.
  • Explain how to maintain a course over its life cycle.

Syllabus

Module 1: Introduction to Skills Network and Author Workbench

  • Overview of Skills Network
  • Process of Creating Courses Using Skills Network
  • The Skills Network 5-5-5 Methodology
  • Copyright and License Considerations
  • Overview of Skills Network Author Workbench
  • Create and Setup Your Skills Network Author Workbench Account
  • Overview of the Course Git Repository
  • Create a Course in Author Workbench
  • Access and Navigate the Course Git Repository

Module 2: Introduction to Skills Network and Author Workbench

  • Overview of Skills NetworkStudio
  • Access and Navigate Skills Network Studio
  • Working with Sections
  • Creating Readings with HTML Components
  • Creating Readings
  • Working with Video Components
  • Preparing Videos
  • Upload a Video and with Transcripts
  • Considerations for Creating Accessible Content
  • Creating Accessible Content

Module 3: Adding Media and Links

  • Embedding Labs
  • Adding Hands-on Labs Using Tools in SN Labs (LTI)
  • Embedding Labs Involving External Tools
  • Working with Discussion Components
  • Working with Advanced Components and External Content
  • Creating Discussion Topics and Advanced Components

Module 4: Working with Assessments and Grading

  • Overview of Assessment Types
  • Creating an Assessment
  • Create a Multiple Choice Problem Component
  • Setting Up Your Grading Policy
  • Set Up Grading for Your Course

Module 5: Publishing and Maintaining Your Course

  • Create Your Author Profile and Course Landing Page
  • Creating Your Author Profile, Submit a Course Landing Page Details
  • Publishing Your Course
  • Promoting Your Course
  • Interacting with and Supporting Your Course Learners
  • Maintaining and Updating Your Course

Module 6: Final Exam and Wrap-Up

Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course other than general familiarity with using computers and a desire to learn.

Audience

Anyone interested in creating and publishing Courses on Skills Network

Course Level

Beginner

Language

English

Effort

4 hours

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