Best Practices in Online Course Design

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Learn about Best Practices in Online Course Design from this webinar series presented by SoftChalk and Quality Matters!

In this series, educators from across the country shared how they design and deliver effective online courses using Quality Matters standards and SoftChalk. Each webinar focuses on best practices for one or more of the Quality Matters standards.

 


 

 

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Getting Started with Quality Overviews and Introductions: A Best Practices in Online Course Design webinar
Quality overviews and introductions can be the cornerstone of an effective…

Quality overviews and introductions can be the cornerstone of an effective online course. While it may seem generic and tedious, there are many ways to incorporate interactive and engaging features into course introductions to generate student excitement.

Experience how other educators improve the quality of their lessons through creating engaging course introductions by joining us for the first session of the new “Best Practices in Online Course Design” webinar series, sponsored by SoftChalk and Quality Matters. Jillian Jevack of Quality Matters and Sarah Aboulhosn of SoftChalk will introduce the series, and share how other educators have exemplified Quality Matters Standard 1: Introductions & Overviews and improved the overall effectiveness of their online courses.

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Adding Accessibility to Online Courses: Making your online course accessible for all types of learners
An important practice in designing quality online courses is making the…

An important practice in designing quality online courses is making the content accessible to all types of learners. Certain educational tools, such as SoftChalk, give the users the tools to make their content accessible and usable for all.

Join us for this Best Practices in Online Course Design webinar where Richard Smith of Harford Community College will share some of the Best Practices he uses in designing online courses to make content available to all users.

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Promoting Learner Interaction and Engagement in Online Courses
Storytelling can be used as a powerful tool to teach students…

Storytelling can be used as a powerful tool to teach students how to apply high-level conceptual knowledge to real-life problem solving. The challenge is in integrating core concepts into an interesting story that keeps the student engaged. Discover how two nursing instructors developed quality, story-based case studies and delivered them to their students using SoftChalk.

Watch this “Best Practices in Online Course Design” webinar to learn about their workflow in developing the case studies that integrate best practices around self-assessment opportunities and student engagement and active learning. Find out how you can deliver your own digital case studies using interactive media.

To learn more about the series and keep up to date with all of our upcoming webinars visit our Best Practices in Online Course Design page.

 

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Course Technology Elements to Ensure Quality
Technology can make or break an online course. The right technology…

Technology can make or break an online course. The right technology can inspire and assist different types of learners. By focusing on a few key elements of course technology, educators can learn how they can help ensure their course is up to par. These elements include key standards of the Quality Matters rubric surrounding course tools, navigation, access and currency of technology used in a course. Join us for the fourth installation of our Best Practices in Online Course Design webinar series to get a better understanding of these elements as well learn about several useful web tools you can use to enhance learning and engagement.

For more useful teaching tools and tips on technology visit http://professorjosh.com or follow @professorjosh.

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Practice Makes Perfect – Incorporating Assessment and Measurement Tools in your Online Course
Whether you’re teaching in a college or K-12 learning environment, a…

Whether you’re teaching in a college or K-12 learning environment, a well-designed online course should be bulit around measurable learning objectives. The key is to design and align graded assessment tools that are consistent with what you want the student to learn. Attendees will discover how to improve their lessons, by incorporating practice quizzes and interactive learning games and how an LMS that supports LTI or SCORM can score the questions and games.

Join us for the fifth installation of our Best Practices in Online Course Design webinar series to learn how you can incorporate practice quizzes and interactive learning games in your own courses to improve student engagement and learning outcomes.

To learn more about the series and keep up to date with all of our upcoming webinars visit our Best Practices in Online Course Design page.

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