2 Tips to Make Webinars Valuable Teaching Moments

What is the typical format for a webinar, especially a free one? Below is a common structure. Opening introductions 5 minute warm up Strategy #1 10 slides that take 20 minutes Strategy #2 Another

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Successful Student Exercises: Start Small, Then Big

You start a course that you are super keen about. You whiz through the introductory module, start to dig down into the first few lessons, and WHAM – you are asked to complete a full plan of something

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Why Build a Course, Anyway?

Everyone, I mean EVERYONE, seems to have an online course. It is the most trendy new info product (or service) to have. And there are many good reasons why: It serves many customers at once You build

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4 Main Types of Technology for E-Courses

The most asked question around course creation is, “What technology should I use?” And it’s a very valid question considering the digital nature of an e-course. I have created numerous e-courses

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Quiz or Lecture to Engage Learners? Definitely Quiz

If courses aren’t engaging the interest of students will wane. It can be frustrating how to balance this with learning. It seems we need to entertain our learners and solve their problems at the same

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Creating a Style Board to Enhance Your Course Experience

Guest Post by Kayla Rose of Kayla Rose Design If you’re anything like me, then creating an amazing experience for your students or clients is a must and one way you can do this is through visual design. As

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Get Focused: Draw Your Course Core Design

You are going to love this concept and exercise as it will get those rumbling thoughts out of your head about your course ideas and onto paper. You will see before you a course design evolving you can

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Video: Behind the Scenes of a Course Designer

Take a tour behind the scenes of a professional course designer, Dr. Kelly Edmonds, and how she scopes out, conceptualizes, designs, plans and builds an e-course. Learn tips on how to build a solid course

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Design vs. Develop vs. Marketing an E-Course: What’s the Diff?

Currently, there are educational offers on how to create an e-course that focus on choosing a topic for your market’s needs, how to brand and deliver your course, perhaps build a mini/test version, initiate

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Match the Right Activity with Your Course Content

What is the one type of activity that you can expect from most online courses? A worksheet, right? This is a common form of activity (useful at times) but not the only way to get your students to engage

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