Online Course Design & Moodle

As a former technology integration specialist I was once responsible for evaluating, selecting, and ultimately deploying 2 learning management systems (Edmodo and Alma) and a GAFE suite to the international school I formerly worked at. In my previous master’s program I was able to explore building online courses and their orientations in Blackboard Course Sites. … More Online Course Design & Moodle

Characteristics of “Presence”

Presence In the past when determining how users or learners might interact at a distance, especially when looking through an instructional design perspective, I had never given much thought to the concept of presence. This is particularly true in corporate training or work environments where regardless of volition, people will interact as a function of … More Characteristics of “Presence”

Initial Thoughts On Addressing Online Learners and The Effectiveness of Online Education

Question Where are you on the Grow’s Staged Self-Directed Learning Model described in Stavredes (2011)? What is the implication of this model for you as an online teacher? Of the all of the readings and materials this week, the most fascinating, perhaps because they are almost immediately applicable in any teaching context, were two models … More Initial Thoughts On Addressing Online Learners and The Effectiveness of Online Education