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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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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