Designing courses for students with diverse needs

Neo LMS

Of course, as a teacher, it can be difficult to pick up on specific issues a student might be having. For many, education can seem one-sided, with the teacher presenting strict course materials and the students either getting it or not getting it.

Course 329

The unintended benefits of online courses

The Christensen Institute

A La Carte courses—in which students’ teachers of record are online—are one of the fasted-growing blended-learning models in K–12 education and offer many students access to and flexibility within courses otherwise out of reach.

Course 324

Inventionland: A Transformational Design Course

The CoolCatTeacher

Curriculum Specialist Mandy Figlioli is excited about her school’s adoption of the Inventionland design and prototyping course. Inventionland: A Transformational Invention Course. What first attracted me to her is a very interesting Inventionland Innovation Course.

Course 318

Scholarship Opportunity for Fully Accredited Online Courses

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’m excited to announce that on July 5th my two new online courses begin, Methodologies for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages , and Connected Educators: Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Professional Development.

Course 238

Scholarship Opportunity for Fully Accredited Online Courses

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’m excited to announce that on July 5th my two new online courses begin, Methodologies for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages , and Connected Educators: Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Professional Development.

Course 238

Customized, Practical PD for Teachers: Advancement Courses

The CoolCatTeacher

Sponsored by Advancement Courses From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. So, if you’re passionate about learning and want your courses to mean something, Advancement Courses could be a great fit for you. Sponsored by Advancement Courses.

Course 292

Learning Transformed Course

A Principal's Reflections

As a result, an online course was created with the help of Participate. Below you will see how the course is structured as well as learner outcomes. Course Description The Learning Transformed course is designed to support your classroom, district or school's transformation efforts!

Course 252

Get Your Donors Choose Project sponsored by Advancement Courses

The CoolCatTeacher

Advancement Courses is a fantastic option for flexible, affordable professional development Advancement Courses are self-paced and not tied to a semester or physical classroom, so you can study anywhere. With this coupon, a 3 grad credit course is only $359 total.

Course 341

Will the decline of AP course offerings spur the rise of Course Access?

The Christensen Institute

Last month, Nat Malkus of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) published a study on the trends in Advanced Placement course offerings in public schools from 2000 to 2012. The data shows that from 2008 to 2012, the percentage of public schools offering AP courses declined from 79 percent to 74 percent, a backslide from the eight percent increase in schools offering AP courses eight years prior. Some districts, of course, have embraced this potential.

Course 180

How to create beautiful online courses: colors

Neo LMS

Your business as a teacher is to create the best possible courses for your students. Too many teachers focus on the educational part of their courses — making the chocolate — and simply forget about, or even ignore the visual part — adding a nice packaging to it.

Course 344

How to create beautiful online courses: layout

Neo LMS

But when your course is riddled with misspellings and ill-placed imagery, all your students will lose their focus from your message, and run to other more beautiful things. A great course design will support your message in many subtle ways. A small thing can pass by unnoticed.

Course 344

How to create beautiful online courses: fonts

Neo LMS

This post is the second in a series of three, on how to create beautiful online courses. The first one was about colors , while the last one will explain the layout of a nice course page. Creating beautiful online courses with fonts. Font families can save your course.

Course 304

Missouri misses Course Access moment

The Christensen Institute

On April 30, the House passed a bill to create a statewide Course Access program with a favorable vote of 110 to 40. To this end, Course Access programs can have substantial, positive effects on students’ learning outcomes. Consider, for example, these stories from students in nearby states where Course Access programs are available. All of these courses could easily be made available to every Missouri student through a statewide Course Access catalog.

Course 192

Simplify Course Design at Your Institution

Omega Notes

This reality is largely lead by the fact that educators are finding it challenging to implement a comprehensive content solution which permits effective design of blended learning courses. Designers also struggle with the technological side of hybrid course design.

9 Reasons You Should Join the Free Goal Minded Teacher Online Course!

Teacher Reboot Camp

This Massive Open Online Course is based on The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers , but this isn’t a requirement. This free online course helps you set and achieve individual and collaborative instructional goals. “The whole being of any teacher is within our hearts.

Course 287

3 Ways To Improve Student Success With Strong Course Design

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s clear to me that the course design–how I lay out the mix of resources, homework, classwork, and more–affects how students absorb and share knowledge. One of our Ask a Tech Teacher contributors knows a lot about how course design impacts learning.

Course 227

Guest post: How to Make your eLearning Course More Interactive

EdTech4Beginners

For online students, there’s nothing worse than being subjected to a dull, boring eLearning course. If staying motivated to sit through the course was not tough enough, an uninteresting course makes it even harder. Being an online instructor, you need to get creative and find exciting ways to make your eLearning course informative and engaging for it to resonate with your students. Here are 4 ways to make your eLearning course more interactive.

Course 156

Sketchnotes: A mini-course and #Sketch50 challenges!

Ditch That Textbook

Let’s see if you sound like many people I’ve talked to about sketchnotes (and the former version of myself): “I’d love to be able to do that. I’d love for my students to be able to do it. But I can’t draw! I’m not an artist.”

Course 285

Things to know before paying for online courses

Neo LMS

But this is felt when I opened a virtual library of online courses. Enrolling and paying for an online course is a little bit more challenging than deciding which snow cone to choose. Things to know before paying for online courses. How good are you with making decisions?

Course 279

7 Free photo sources teachers can use for online courses

Neo LMS

Including photos in learning materials is the first step towards offering students a more visual learning experience. I won’t go into why there should be more visual elements in school instruction, nor into the many options teachers have to organize learning materials in a visual manner.

Course 290

Texas fumbles on Course Access leadership

The Christensen Institute

Larry Taylor introduced a bill that would have removed barriers that block some students from accessing supplemental online courses offered through the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN). To give credit where it’s due, Texas is one of only seven states that provide students with access to online learning options through a statewide Course Access program. TxVSN has a catalog of more than 89 different courses—including U.S. Take an advanced science course, for example.

Course 208

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

In the Guide to Capstone Education from the National Capstone Consortium there are a series of questions posed about technology and the role it should, could or might possibly play in a capstone course.

5 easy ways to create engaging e-learning courses [Infographic]

Neo LMS

You know the golden rule: before starting to create a course, any course (and an e-learning course makes no exception), you need to know everything about your audience. Then, you need to consider the following: 5 easy ways to create engaging e-learning courses.

Course 305

7 Online Training Courses A New Employee Must Go Through

WizIQ Education & Technology

Onboarding Online Education Online Training Training and Development Training and Education Technology employee training and development courses Online Courses online training courses for employees training and development courses training courses for employees

Online Courses Growing!

Cycles of Learning

I'm so excited to announce that the my online course offerings are growing by the week. Thus far, I have three class offerings with the goal of 10 courses by the end of 2018. All courses are available here and are created using Gumroad. Courses pd presentations

How 'Learning Experience Design' Helps Customize Online Courses at Scale

Edsurge

Today’s faculty is also tasked with something the school’s Jesuit founders could not have imagined: deciding not only which courses are taught but how to teach them—in person, online, or through a combination of both. Some companies had a cookie-cutter approach to course development.

Course 152

The Google Slides Online Course You Have Been Waiting For!

Shake Up Learning

The post The Google Slides Online Course You Have Been Waiting For! The Google Slides Online Course You Have Been Waiting For: The Google Slides Master Class for Teachers. K-12 Teachers are going to LOVE THIS COURSE ! This is an intermediate to advanced level course.

Finding Supplementary Material for your Online Course

GoConqr

Creating a Course: Why use supplementary material? When it comes to the ‘Create’ part of the 7 Cs of Learning Design most course creators will create original content for most of their course. Learn more about the GoConqr Course Builder tool.

With ‘Hybrid’ Campuses, Online Course Providers Offer In-Person Services

Edsurge

In theory, online courses have the potential to untether learning from location, freeing students to study anywhere they can pick up a Wi-Fi signal. Even if they aren’t taking a course physically at that campus, there’s the access to services—we think that certainly contributes.”

Course 171

John Green launches Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information

NeverEndingSearch

Here’s the plan for the full 10-episode series: Find more information about Crash Course: Facebook: [link]. Crash Course Kids: [link]. Support Crash Course on Patreon: [link]. On behalf of my library/educator colleagues, thank you, John Green.

Course 114

The 3 Secrets That Online Courses Can Teach Traditional Schools

Brilliant or Insane

Brilliant or Insane When I first started learning to code using courses, I stayed up nights finishing lessons and working on building an app. There was no test in this course. Innovation Mobile Learning Technology digital learning online courses

Course 207

How to Create Magnetic Poetry (FREE Mini-Course)

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Create Magnetic Poetry (FREE Mini-Course) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Jump into my FREE mini-course, How to Create Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides and Drawings. How to Create Magnetic Poetry (FREE Mini-Course). ENROLL in the Mini-Course.

4 Design principles to keep in mind when creating online courses

Neo LMS

You’re constantly improving your teaching skills, your school offers a learning management system that can boost learner performance, and you do your best in creating engaging online courses. But there’s more to an engaging course than great content: great looks.

Course 350

How to Design Online Courses That Are Full of Surprises

Edsurge

Dear Bonni, “Any suggestions for ‘mixing it up’ in asynchronous online courses?” —An In our teaching, we want to be consistent enough so students can easily navigate our courses and not be confused about where to find things.

Course 171

Moving From 5% to 85% Completion Rates for Online Courses

Edsurge

MOOCs, shorthand for massive open online courses, have been widely critiqued for their miniscule completion rates. Industry reports and instructional designers alike typically report that only between 5 to 15 percent of students who start free open online courses end up earning a certificate.

Course 171