If you’ve been asked to write for an online course, you might be asking yourself, “Where do I begin?” Whether you’re starting from scratch or updating an existing course, the best place to begin is with a course map, in other words, the layout of your course...
If you’re an instructor whose content, assignments, and activities for a course are already created, you may wonder how to balance marking, present content, and ensure students are cognitively engaged in the course.
With all the technology out there, how do you decide what is appropriate for your course, and more importantly, what is going to most benefit the students learning? You might be one of those instructors who thinks, “If I just ignore it, it will go away.”
Skype, a free downloadable software application, is an instant messaging tool, an internet and video “phone”, as well as and a screen-sharing application, which allows you to view the screen of your peers and vice versa.
You might have several great activities and assessment ideas floating around in your head, and you might also have a pretty good idea of what the intended outcomes of your course should be (especially if you’ve already visited the Outcomes section of this website)