In a world of rapid fire communication, how can faculty ensure their online courses are delivering content effectively? From understanding your audience and developing creative content to breaking content into manageable chunks and finding the right tone for your audience, following some communication best practices will help keep students engaged.
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No one method of online course delivery can suit every taste. By mixing and matching between instructor-led, independent study and tutorial courses, institutions can create a flavor of online learning that satisfies students’ learning needs and can cut costs.
Assessing online instructors is vital to offering a quality learning experience, but measures of success are different than in face-to-face teaching. A six-component course delivery rubric, developed by Learning House, can help institutions identify successful teaching methods and suggest areas for improvement.
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are a new phenomenon, but they are quickly gaining in popularity. MOOCs offer a chance for thousands of students to learn at once, making more efficient use of teacher time. How effective are these courses, though, when compared to traditional online classes? Learn how two MOOCs measure up against the course quality standards of Learning House.