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

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OERs: Benefiting Students Educationally and Financially - Part 2

July 23, 2018

 


This is the second of two blog posts, written by Lane Gunnels from South Louisiana Community College, discussing how education has evolved over the years and how the responsibility of the teacher has grown. Technology is a big part of both of these and the first post examined how technology is being incorporated into online education and key factors to consider when creating online content so that it is beneficial to both the student and teacher. This second post dives into finding appropriate OERs and how they have impacted students.

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The 5 Minute University Project

July 16, 2018

 


Finding spare time when you're an educator can be difficult when you're juggling the many responsibilities and commitments that come with the job. That being said, professional development is more valuable than ever with constantly changing regulations, student needs and education itself. How do you find the time to keep up with the literature, effectively educate your students and participate in (sometimes lengthy) instructor development workshops? Enter: the 5 Minute University Project...

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OERs: Benefiting Students Educationally and Financially - Part 1

July 11, 2018

 


This is the first of two blog posts, written by Lane Gunnels from South Louisiana Community College, discussing how education has evolved over the years and how the responsibility of the teacher has grown. Technology is a big part of both of these and this first post examines how technology is being incorporated into online education and key factors to consider when creating online content so that it is beneficial to both the student and teacher.  

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Lesson of the Week Recap

July 02, 2018

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Six Models of Blended Learning: Part 2

June 26, 2018



In this final post of this series on blended learning, we continue the discussion of the contexts for the implementation of blended learning and the different models which fit those contexts. As mentioned in the “Six Models of Blended Learning: Part 1” post, these models should not be understood as the only options for a given educational setting. What works best ultimately depends on the local conditions.

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Six Models of Blended Learning: Part 1

June 06, 2018



In our previous blog posts in this series we looked at the most commonly used blended learning models, the flipped classroom and station rotation. In this and the subsequent post, we will be looking at particular contexts for instituting blended learning and discuss which models fit those particular uses.

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Dynamic Education and Digital Tools: The Content and Critical Thinking

May 30, 2018

 


This is the second of two blog posts discussing dynamic education and digital tools. Previously, factors to consider when creating a learning interaction were examined. In this post, specific examples of these factors are shown as well as digital tools and how they play a role in critical thinking on behalf of the students.

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Lesson of the Week Recap

May 29, 2018

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