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Create Interactive eBooks with Bookry
August 30, 2013 – 12:00 pm | Comments Off on Create Interactive eBooks with Bookry

Do you use iBooks Author? If so, you need to know about Bookry. Boorky is a free service that offers iBook Author users a growing library of widgets to create interactive eBooks. Boorky is …

10 Proven Steps to Accelerate Your Online Course, Part 2
June 21, 2013 – 11:48 am | Comments Off on 10 Proven Steps to Accelerate Your Online Course, Part 2

In part one of this two-part post, we discussed the first five steps (and offered tips) to accelerate your online course. Remember: Many online learners are non-traditional students who have full time jobs and responsibilities …

10 Proven Steps to Accelerate Your Online Course, Part 1
June 20, 2013 – 12:07 pm | Comments Off on 10 Proven Steps to Accelerate Your Online Course, Part 1

This is part one of 10 Proven Steps to Accelerate Your Online Course. Below, Dr. Melissa Kaulbach shares the first five steps of the course acceleration process; part two will address the remaining five steps.

Because …

Alignment: A Proven Method to Help Students Achieve Learning Goals
April 18, 2013 – 3:39 pm | Comments Off on Alignment: A Proven Method to Help Students Achieve Learning Goals

This is part two of a three-part series on improving the quality of your online course. Below we explain how to create course alignment to ensure students achieve learning objectives. Part one discussed how learning …

Canvas LMS Demo with Academic Partnerships Course Template
November 20, 2012 – 3:28 pm | 2 Comments

“Learning management systems offer a variety of tools and features for the delivery of online courses. In this example you will see Canvas, an intuitive user-friendly LMS and a course template created by Academic Partnerships …

Have Your Faculty Experience an Open Online Course (or MOOC – Massive Open Online Course) for Themselves.
September 18, 2012 – 4:20 pm | Comments Off on Have Your Faculty Experience an Open Online Course (or MOOC – Massive Open Online Course) for Themselves.

At the same time, they’ll learn to design outstanding online or blended learning courses.
Open Course:   Designing an Exemplary Course
September 26- October 17 – 1 live session per week
Intended for educators in K -12, higher education …

Course Design – Blueprinting Your Course
September 1, 2012 – 5:52 pm | Comments Off on Course Design – Blueprinting Your Course

A blueprint is an overview of your proposed course. It comprises a brief description of the course, the instructional objectives or outcomes, the estimated time to complete each objective, the topics to be covered, the …

How Usable Is Your Online Course Content?
July 8, 2012 – 11:24 am | Comments Off on How Usable Is Your Online Course Content?

The worlds of web design and online learning are interconnected in many ways. As an instructional designer, I work to ensure that courses are effective not only in terms of online navigation and working links, …