Designing Effective and Engaging Online Lessons

Through this course, you will learn about the characteristics of ICT-Enhanced Teaching and Learning (IETL) such as the modes of delivery and types of interactions. You will be introduced to instructional design models such as Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS) 5E Model and Gilly Salmon’s Five-Stage Model for Online Learning. The course will also explore how digital tools can be used to enhance teaching and learning based on sound pedagogical principles. There will be opportunities for you to apply the concepts learnt by designing an effective and engaging online lesson.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to
  • Explain how BSCS 5E and Gilly Salmon Five-Stage models can be used to design effective online lessons
  • Explain how digital tools can be leveraged to increase the engagement level of online lessons
  • Design an online lesson plan using one of the instructional design models 

Who Should Attend?

Teachers, trainers, instructors, facilitators, academic leaders, heads of departments, curriculum developers, learning specialists, and learning and development (L&D) managers from educational and training institutions.

Entry Requirement

This workshop is suitable for educators and trainers of all levels.


Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance by Republic Polytechnic upon meeting 75% of attendance requirement. 

Course Dates

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4 hours self-paced online-learning
8 hours instructor-led learning (face-to-face)


This course will be conducted via online and RP ACE @ Woodlands.

Fees for 2022

Full course fee (with GST) Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below OR Singapore PR Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens OR Singapore PR
$428.00 $128.40 $42.80 $48.40

Fees for 2023

Full Course Fees (with GST) Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above Singapore PR SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens SME-sponsored Singapore PR
$432.00 $128.40 $42.80 $129.60 $48.40 $49.60
- Payment may be made using SkillsFuture Credit.
- Fees reflected are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST). In line with the government fee freeze directive from 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2023, the fees in 2023 for Singapore Citizen will remain the same as 2022. RP will absorb the additional 1% GST for Singapore Citizen in 2023 only.

Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to sufficient number of participants. 

All information is accurate at time of publishing. 

Last updated on 17 Jul 2023

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