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Design for eLearning

stevegallagher best practice
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Our good friend Gala Hesson developed some excellent resources on design for elearning when she worked for HEDC, which are sadly no longer available online. However, she has graciously allowed us to share the handout from her Communication Design for eLearning workshop. If you’re wondering about some good principles for elearning design, this handout is… continue reading »

Considering Course Design

Tehmina best practice, LMS , ,
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  When developing an online course, either as a standalone or as part of a blended learning programme that includes a face-to-face component, it is important to consider how that online component will be used by the student. As you prepare for 2017, think about these five considerations for designing a course online. 1. Integration and… continue reading »

With Students in Mind Part 1

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This first post of With Students in Mind presents practical teaching tip #1: Design your course with students in mind Buzz words in higher education are “flipped classroom”, “active engagement”, and “student-centred” but what do they mean? In essence, they mean that students do most of the talking and thinking during class time rather than… continue reading »

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