Instructional Design

8 Examples of Effective Training Videos

8 Examples of Effective Training Videos

YouTube has over one billion users and witnesses more than 500 million views hours every day. In case you didn't know already, one of the primary reasons behind these extraordinary numbers is that internet users globally spend one-third of their online activities...

Best LMS For Teaching Courses Online

Best LMS For Teaching Courses Online

If you're thinking about offering a self hosted online course then you'll undoubtedly come across the need for some type of Learning Management System (LMS). An LMS is essentially the background processes that allow you to administer, teach and learn online. An LMS...

Anchoring the Lesson for Your Online Class

Anchoring the Lesson for Your Online Class

The finer aspects about creating a practical starting point before every lesson for your students. In the previous blog article, Anchoring the Lesson for Your Class – Part I, we explored the concept of having an orientation board for every online class, and how it can...

Using an Orientation Board for Your Online Classes

Using an Orientation Board for Your Online Classes

Create a practical starting point before every lesson for your students. If you have ever had experience with sailing, or know someone who has, you may have heard about or experienced first-hand the sense of freedom that comes with it. Being out on the open water with...

Online Student Assessment: Be Fair, Meaningful, Effective and Useful

Online Student Assessment: Be Fair, Meaningful, Effective and Useful

The previous article discussed the importance of understanding that effective assessment-development is critical for both the online teacher’s curriculum design and the student’s eLearning experience. It also illustrated the inversely-proportionate relationship between the Learning Pyramid, Benjamin Bloom’s Taxonomy, and…

Summative Assessment: A Score That Weighs On Both Teacher and Student

Designing an Online Course: Portion-Sized e-Learning

Delivering course content to your clients with stand-alone modules for self-paced distance learning. Previous articles in this series have covered the ideas of Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences and the simple concept of using practical activities as...

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