Inside Higher Ed has an interesting article on whether online instructors should first be online students. I personally have mixed issues as we all learn differently. In order to be empathetic toward online students and the unique challenges of online courses, taking online courses seems like a logical step. On the other hand, taking a … Continue reading IHE: Should Online Instructors Be Online Students?
When we first added the Course Overview widget in May, I had not intended to be able to be collapsed. I wanted all widgets to show for all users to avoid confusion. I found the error at the end of the summer and fixed it. However, several faculty approached me during PDW complaining they wanted … Continue reading Course Overview Can Be Collapsed
EP171 has a 90-day minimum model for designing new courses. A Course Designer is assigned to work with a Subject Matter Expert (SME). They spend the next several months working together to build a class from scratch that looks at every detail. In the end, we end up with a fully realized, masterpiece of … Continue reading Course Design in a Rush