Tech tip of the month...
Here's a simple way to fuel student achievement—add formative assessment and feedback to your online lesson modules.
This is the first in a series of blog posts addressing various aspects of blended learning. In this post, we discuss what blended learning is and how to structure your course to make it successful for both educators and students.
The quality of your courses can make or break a student’s decision to continue with your online program. Just offering static, print materials in an online format doesn’t cut it anymore—students expect more.
Technology in the classroom—for many students and teachers, it’s a given. But how to most effectively use that technology is still a hurdle for many. What if every teacher in your school was able to quickly and easily create and customize interactive online activities and lessons for their students? Would they want to?
This is the fifth, and final, in a series of blog posts addressing key steps for creating high-quality online learning content. After discussing in the first post (Step 1: Discovering Good Content), the factors to consider in locating usable learning resources, we looked in the second (Step 2: Reusing and Repurposing Learning Content) at the role that context plays in preparing content for student access. In the third post (Step 3: Making Content Pedagogically Effective), we considered approaches for making content pedagogically effective and in the fourth assessment issues (Step 4: Assessing Learning Outcomes).