Reading Materials (Compulsory Reading Materials): these
materials are intended to educate the participants about the basic
concepts and principles applicable to the subject-matter of the
lesson. It will include, where appropriate, sample materials.
These materials will constitute the required reading materials
for the lesson
Reading Materials (Optional Reading Materials): this
will consist of optional reading materials for participants who
wish to learn more about the topic than what is covered in the
Links: This will refer the interested participants
to additional books, articles, documents, and websites that deal
with the issues raised in the lesson.
A glossary of terms tailored to the online course will be provided
to the participants and act as a learning support during the entire
At the end of each lesson there will be a set of quizzes for participants
to answer. These quizzes are designed to test the participant's
understanding of the lesson. Participants are required to pass
each quiz and obtain at least 80% or more passing grade in order
to be eligible for a certificate. All quizzes will need to be
Discussion Board: There will be a community discussion
board available on which participants can post questions or comments
that can be seen by the instructor and the other participants.
This discussion board will be moderated by the course director
and UNITAR. Structured discussion strings will be posted on a