Tag Archives: face-to-face

How do your online students identify with your university?

I have been spending some time here lately wondering if the students in my classes (and the classes that I design of faculty) are taking the class and becoming “Thor the Viking” or just an online student? There is always … Continue reading

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What makes a teacher successful in an online classroom is no different than a face-to-face classroom

I have been involved in a heated discussion on the Chief Learning Officer Magazine group on LinkedIn and mentioned this previously on this posting, Why do we need to know the hottest eLearning trends? Why not innovate learning with what … Continue reading

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Designers should envision the unexpressed and unrealized…

This post discusses a recent article in TechTrends, by Jason McDonald—The Creative Spirit of Design. The article discusses three characteristics instructional designers, like myself, may exemplify, i.e., imagination, creation-oriented, and inter-disciplinary action. This post specifically deals with the first characteristic … Continue reading

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Getting and/or Redesigning Content

The following are some notes that I will use for a presentation that I am giving to my department about how, I as a designer, get or redesign content that I receive from instructors for their online courses. Each heading … Continue reading

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Fostering Creative Design Opportunities

The other day we discussed how a designer’s creativity often happens during their downtime… but we are always on. So what do we do?  Let’s look at a recent posting on The 99% which is a daily web magazine whose … Continue reading

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Seat Time Does Not Guarantee Performance

I constantly have a question come across my desk: What is an adequate amount of content in an online class over a week?  What should a week’s worth of content look like? How much is too much? What is the … Continue reading

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