You don’t need to be a designer to use design to your advantage: from the typeface and colors you select to the images that accompany your text, the design elements you choose are all part of communicating effectively with your audience. Understanding and executing a few design basics can enhance any document, online course, website, or any other project, and gives a greater chance of connecting with your audience beyond text alone.
We all want an equitable education. We all want to see our learners succeed. When we elect OER for precedent in education, we are putting equity first. Through OER, organizations can use verified, up-to-date, free resources that avoid circulation and print delays. This means that educators can provide an expanded access to a quality education on a global scale.
Northampton Community College is well known for their innovative programs, outstanding faculty and student achievements. With one of the largest scholarship programs in Pennsylvania, Northampton Community College serves as one of the most affordable premier educational institutions in the Pennsylvania region.
Madison Area Technical College is known for their real-world, smart approach to learning – offering students innovative, high-tech career programs and college transfer opportunities. Since the College's humble trade school beginnings in 1912, Madison College has reflected the world around it.
Digital content and online learning are far from new, but as we have learned - especially in light of the past year - quality online learning experiences are in high demand. There is a lot of confusion, though, on the differences between an LMS and CAMS. Does your organization need both? When is the right time to integrate a CAMS with my LMS? We dive into these important questions and distinctions.
At CourseArc, we have noticed some common traits amongst our team members and the instructional designers working for our clients. These folks LOVE online learning and you can too by learning and adopting the 5 Love Languages of the Instructional Designer.
In your journey to teaching and learning online, the last and final step is preparing your program for the future.
In your journey to teaching and learning online, after you've successfully launched your courses online, the final step is evaluation. Evaluation is necessary to ensure students are meeting learning outcomes.
In the journey to a fully online education, ongoing support is the third step after you've successfully launched your lessons online! To ensure continued success, develop a support system for parents and students.
In the journey to a fully online education, rapid development is the second step in getting your organization mobilized. Take stock of the tools you already have and determine where you need to add resources. Read more of our tips on how to rapidly develop your online course.