Whether termed distance education, online learning, web-based instruction, or eLearning, college and university enrollment in web-based courses shows no sign of slowing. The Digital Learning Compass: Distance Education Enrollment Report 2017 finds that over six million higher-education students are taking at least one online course, accounting for about 30% of all college-level course enrollments. To meet the demand and challenge of providing quality eLearning experiences for students, institutions must practice sound instructional design when creating each online course. Effective eLearning is centered on many of the same instructional design principles as traditional learning, with some minor enhancements for the digital environment. Four elements are especially important when developing eLearning for higher education. 1. Course Design Design eLearning courses with the learner in mind. Begin by “chunking” content into small segments such as learning units, and make sure your course has a consistent layout and is easy to navigate. Materials in your course should be engaging. Use audio and video to reach various learning styles and engage all types of learners. Use tools in the Learning Management [...]
3 Ways to Think About the Relationship Between Higher Education Courses and the Academic Programs to Which They Belong
Three ways to think about the relationship between Higher Education Course and the academic programs to which they belong.
Higher Education can use technology in the these three ways.
5 Similarities Between Developing Courses for Kindergarten Students and Courses for Higher Education
When Developing Courses for Kindergarten Students and Courses for Higher Education look for these five similarities.
Before designing Higher Ed courses, ask these four questions.
Six types of cool Technology Enhanced Items.
In 2018, these will be the top 5 career clusters.
The answer is that about one third of young adults receive a bachelor’s degree.