Tips for Adapting an In-Person Course to an Online Course

Converting an in-person course into an online course requires more than simply copying materials from one format to another. Here are some tips to help you turn your classes into online success stories.

How to Create Effective Test Questions

Since online learning often separates teachers from learners across time and distance, we rely on evaluations – in the form of tests, quizzes and assessments – to judge each student's successful comprehension of the content (and to judge how well the course designers presented their information). But what makes a good test question? Is it [...]

How to Maximize Collaboration in Instructional Design

When it comes to project management, finding smart ways to keep your team focused and on schedule is what leads to creating a finished product that your whole team can be proud of.

Best Practices for Improving Online Courses Using Student Feedback

We offer 4 tips for getting the most useful feedback from your students, and 4 more tips for using that feedback to continually improve your online courses.

Which Strategy Is Better: Frequent Quizzing or End-of-Milestone Quizzing?

Is it better to quiz your students frequently throughout a lesson, or to test them once at the end? The results of multiple studies reveal which approach has been proven to work best.