Tag: instructional design

What Course Creators Need to Know About Copyright

There is no doubt about it – the Internet is a goldmine for engaging course material. But, have you ever asked yourself – “Am I allowed to use this resource?”.

OpenLearning Homepage To-Do-List For Course Creators

Having a homepage that makes students feel welcome while also answering their initial questions is key to a successful course start at OpenLearning.

OpenLearning Platform Updates: 2017 Highlights

We are pleased to share with you highlights of our platform updates, as we gear up for the start of a productive 2018!

Top 3 Key Highlights From Prof. Gráinne Conole’s Community, Contribution and Connectedness Keynote

Wicked problems of education, theories supporting social learning and ways of augmenting face-to-face education. Here are our top three highlights from Prof Gráinne Conole’s keynote presentation at OLConf2017.

How to Create a Constructivist Learning Environment Through Hosting a Dinner Party

Deeper learning or construction happens when the student is actively involved in their learning process. Learn our tips for creating a Constructivist learning environment online!

Strategies for Designing Authentic Assessment

Many educators feel a bit of tension about education research. It’s often not because research reveals something with which educators disagree. In fact, it’s quite the opposite.

How to Use Real-World Scenarios in Activity Design

Admit it; we all spend too much time thinking about the perfect activity for our learners. Why not include real-world scenarios in the activities that we design?

How to Facilitate and Nurture Diversity in Your Learning Community

To help you begin nurturing more diverse learning communities, we’ve prepared 5 winning strategies and techniques you can apply to face-to-face, blended and/or purely online learning facilitation.