UNIT 3: Curriculum designing for non-formal open learning

Introduction

Unit 3 focuses on non-formal open learning curriculum design by discussing the main learning methods and assessment strategies, planning the curriculum and preparing the learning content for non-formal open learning. There are three topics in this unit, which promote design learning plan for non-formal open learning. The first, discusses such curriculum elements as learning outcomes and learning methods: it includes tips for identifying course learning outcomes, presents the variety of learning methods and promotes active learning. The second focuses on guidance and steps for preparing non-formal learning plan. The third topic focuses on preparation of learning and marketing materials for non-formal open learning and its assessment of the course readiness for online learning. The unit also contains three assignments that guide in non-formal open learning curriculum planning, preparation for its implementation, and marketing.