Category: Teaching Strategies

How people learn best: Active vs Passive Learning

There’s nothing wrong with having course media like lectures and videos that discuss concepts within a module. Just don’t stop there!

Educator Profile: Zi Siang See

What’s it like to move from industry to academia, and then start teaching online? Zi has been there and done that. This month, he shares 3 of the lessons he has learned in the next instalment of the Educator Profile series!

6 questions to ask yourself before building your online course

Before you get too far with your brilliant course idea, here are some of the key questions you need to ask yourself.

How to set up a high quality homepage on OpenLearning

Your course homepage is the first-page students land on when the course begins. Essentially, it is course creators’ first connection with learners!

Using social learning to design a world-class online course

Best practices in social learning align well with what is expected in today’s tech-centric, globalised and multicultural workplaces.

Educator Profile: Asst. Prof. Dr. Rosemaliza Kamalludeen

Here are 3 reasons why Asst. Prof. Dr. Rosemaliza Kamalludeen from the International Islamic University of Malaysia chooses to teach online.

How to encourage the habit of critical thinking

Thinking ‘outside the box’ is a skill that can be nurtured—try these 7 strategies in your classroom to encourage critical thinking.

What to look out for: disruption in the education space

As educators, it is important to take a step back and consider how the long march of technology continues to disrupt the way we learn, work and live. David Collien takes us through some of the ways that emerging online and mobile technologies have transformed teaching and learning.