Instructional Design for Online Learning (Step Five)

September 12, 2018

 

 
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 to 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).

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So, You Want to Teach Online: Where Do You Start?

September 07, 2018


For educators interested in teaching online, the question of where to begin is always at the forefront. There are so many resources available and knowing what the first step is can seem impossible. In this 3-part blog series from Laura Howard, she shares her knowledge and experiences in teaching online from where to start, to making over existing assignments and establishing your own process. This first post focuses on 'Where to Start' and the benefits on teaching online as well as resources you may have available at your institution.

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Transforming to Blended Learning Models Format to Optimize Learning

September 05, 2018

 

 
There are many Blended Learning models but which one works best for you and your subject? In this blog post, Robert Godwin-Jones will share the model that works best for his classroom and provide guidance on how to choose the model that would work best for you.

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Instructional Design for Online Learning (Step Four)

September 04, 2018

 

 

This is the fourth 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 to 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.

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Instructional Design for Online Learning (Step Three)

August 29, 2018

 

 

This is the third 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.

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Developing an Orientation for First-Time Online Students

August 27, 2018


Why do students fail or drop out of online courses? Many times, they're unprepared or have unrealistic expectations for what online learning really is. In this blog post Dena Coots will share her experience developing and implementing an online orientation for first-time online students and how it has impacted them and faculty at Alvin Community College in Texas.

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Lesson of the Week Recap

August 24, 2018

Catch a recap of all the amazing lessons YOU, our users are creating!

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Instructional Design for Online Learning (Step Two)

August 22, 2018

 

 

This is the second in a series of blog posts addressing key steps for creating high-quality online learning content.  In the first post (Step 1: Discovering Good Content), I describe factors to consider when searching the internet for learning resources that can be reused and repurposed.

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Instructional Design for Online Learning (Step One)

August 15, 2018

 

 

This is the first in a series of blog posts addressing key steps for creating high-quality online learning content.

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Lesson of the Week Recap

July 30, 2018

Catch a recap of all the amazing lessons YOU, our users are creating!

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