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Evaluating Your Online Learning Program (Part 2)

Evaluating Your Online Learning Program (Part 2)

This article—a continuation of last month's article on evaluating online teacher professional development programs—examines 3 evaluation frameworks you can use to evaluate the effectiveness of your online teacher professional development program.

7 Keys For Successfully Updating Online Courses

7 Keys For Successfully Updating Online Courses

As an online instructor or course developer, we understand how much work goes into creating an online course. Don’t let all of your hard work go to waste. In this article, I’ll discuss some best practices to keep your online course relevant and updated after the initial development process.

How To Cut High Dropout Rates Of Online Courses

How To Cut High Dropout Rates Of Online Courses

More students are signing up for online classes, but more are also dropping out. Why the high dropout rates of online courses? A major reason is that students are not prepared for the class' time, academic, and technology requirements. Here are practical ways teachers and institutions can reset student expectations.

Evaluating Your Online Learning Program (Part 1)

Evaluating Your Online Learning Program (Part 1)

Evaluation is often one of the weakest areas of any eLearning program. This article (the first of two parts) talks about ways to evaluate online programs. Here we examine evaluation—what it is, types of evaluations, measures, indicators, and instruments.

8 Ways To Simplify Your Online Teaching Approach

8 Ways To Simplify Your Online Teaching Approach

One of the biggest challenges of online teaching is the feeling of being overwhelmed. Your students feel it. And so do many online teachers! But when you simplify your systems and processes, you reduce student confusion, increase overall clarity, and make your online teaching more effective.

Learning Interactivity: How To Use It To Create Learner Trust

Learning Interactivity: How To Use It To Create Learner Trust

With an ever-increasing number of ways to create learning content, we face the question of how to properly use learning interactivity rather than whether or not we can make content interactive. One of the questions that Instructional Designers, teachers, trainers, and editorial teams face daily is “How many interactives should I include?”.