Let’s say you have decided to create your first online course. You are super excited, highly motivated and have heaps of ideas! However, after a couple of days, you might become slightly overwhelmed and kind of ‘lost’.
How can we apply principles of intrinsic motivation into online learning? How can you create the environment which will strongly support your students’ inner will to learn?
Here are two quick tips you can implement in your activity design, to begin engaging your students today.
Deciding on which teaching method works best for your students can be an overwhelming challenge.
Journeys in Educational Innovation and Summative Peer Review, Iteration 2: Getting Back on the Podium
Earlier in the year, I shared my bruising experiences of introducing ‘flipped assessment’ into my 2nd year Economics class. The experience caused a lot of soul searching and reflection on the unique nature of educational innovation.
As the Head of Instructional Design at OpenLearning, it may surprise you that I think videos are the least important aspect of your MOOC.
The Highs and Lows of the Educational Innovator: of cobbles, haircuts, and flipped assessment (Pt. Three)
Here, I provide some reflections on what an innovative context needs. These thoughts are not exhaustive, but are given as a starting point for discussion.