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 course.
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 taken online.
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 weekly basis.