+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 6 of 6
Educational IT Jobs Thread, Where will I find . . . in United Kingdom (UK) Specific Forums; . . . information on becoming a distance learning facilitator? The career web sites that I have seen do not ...
  1. #1
    leco's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    West Yorkshire
    Posts
    2,026
    Thank Post
    595
    Thanked 125 Times in 119 Posts
    Rep Power
    42

    Where will I find . . .

    . . . information on becoming a distance learning facilitator? The career web sites that I have seen do not appear to recognise the virtual world. There are any number of on line learning opportunities and they must all have tutors or facilitators, so where do those people come from?

    I have also seen courses for online tutors at varying levels. I'm obviously not entering the correct keywords when searching. Does anyone have advice on this, suitable links or appropriate avenues of inquiry, please?

  2. #2

    powdarrmonkey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Alcester, Warwickshire
    Posts
    4,867
    Thank Post
    412
    Thanked 778 Times in 651 Posts
    Rep Power
    182
    The open university?

  3. Thanks to powdarrmonkey from:

    leco (7th December 2008)

  4. #3

    GrumbleDook's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    Gosport, Hampshire
    Posts
    10,074
    Thank Post
    1,384
    Thanked 1,889 Times in 1,170 Posts
    Blog Entries
    19
    Rep Power
    614
    The Open University is a good place to start, but they tend to choose from previous students as they have a good grounding in how the OU works.

  5. Thanks to GrumbleDook from:

    leco (7th December 2008)

  6. #4
    wagnerk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Northants
    Posts
    822
    Thank Post
    65
    Thanked 169 Times in 137 Posts
    Rep Power
    48
    I was looking into this a while back, not sure if any of these will be of any use to you:

    1. LeTTOL (Learning to teach online)
    2. Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS) or the Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS) or the Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) - in order of highest to lowest.
    3. Your certED or PGCE, but you'd have to be a teacher for this.
    4. e-Learning Facilitation course offered by TAP

    Hope this gives you a starting place

    -Ken

  7. Thanks to wagnerk from:

    leco (7th December 2008)

  8. #5
    leco's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    West Yorkshire
    Posts
    2,026
    Thank Post
    595
    Thanked 125 Times in 119 Posts
    Rep Power
    42
    Thanks everyone, will take a look. Strangely hadn't thought of OU.

  9. #6

    powdarrmonkey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Alcester, Warwickshire
    Posts
    4,867
    Thank Post
    412
    Thanked 778 Times in 651 Posts
    Rep Power
    182
    I just happened to have been looking at a degree course on it the other day, that was all.

  10. Thanks to powdarrmonkey from:

    leco (8th December 2008)



SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. Help me find...
    By originofsymmetry in forum Hardware
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 16th October 2007, 12:38 PM
  2. Find me a server
    By tscnmuk in forum MIS Systems
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: 9th July 2007, 10:45 AM
  3. You can find me at
    By Gatt in forum General Chat
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 21st May 2007, 10:06 PM
  4. Can you find it?
    By Gatt in forum Jokes/Interweb Things
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 15th February 2007, 01:03 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •