Degree granting $69 MOOCs or MOOC influenced degree courses

Imagine what might happen if MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) were to be able to grant degrees. How might that shift in paradigm affect higher education? Is it possible? Sure. We have seen in the past year that anything is possible. Instructors, who are the subject matter experts, create the courses and field questions while … Continue reading Degree granting $69 MOOCs or MOOC influenced degree courses

Goodbye Remote Teaching, Hello Online Learning

It has been two semesters since instructors were forced into emergency remote teaching, but have we fully transitioned from remote teaching into online learning? Emergency remote teaching is characterised as putting your course content online for students to access, whether they learn is not the primary focus (Schlesselman, 2020). The primary focus in March, 2020 … Continue reading Goodbye Remote Teaching, Hello Online Learning

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10 takeaways from the last semester

I would like to share 10 takeaways from the fall 2020 semester on designing, developing, and delivering online courses. These takeaways reflect on and reinforce what many instructors have already been practicing in their online courses. From what I have experienced as an online instructor and learning designer, the fall 2020 semester confirmed that these … Continue reading 10 takeaways from the last semester