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Dianne Hope's e-Portfolio. Kadenze. Kadenze is a massive open online course (MOOC) provider that offers courses geared toward art, music, and creative technology, fields which are falling behind other fields such as computer science in terms of number of courses offered in the MOOC space.[1][2] It was launched on June 16, 2015 with 18 academic partners including: Stanford University, Princeton University, UCLA, California Institute of the Arts, School of Art Institute of Chicago, Maryland Institute College of Art, Goldsmiths College, MassArt, Seoul Institute of the Arts, Paris College of Art, National University of Singapore, Cornish College of Art, and University of Texas at Austin. Platform and Technology[edit] The remainder of this section describes some of Kadenze’s platform and interactive tools that allow learners to engage with content, collaborate with their peers, share valuable feedback, and showcase their work.

Like other MOOC platforms, the primary method of learning on Kadenze is through video-based lectures. Course Catalog | Kadenze. Onlinelearningconsortium. Introducing OLC Learning Pathways In an ever changing higher education landscape, let us provide you with the professional development to enhance your skill set. Enroll before year-end to begin your learning experience and save. $480 members | $680 non-members.

Designing and marketing an appealing online course on A few years ago I came across one challenging statement on a LinkedIn forum. The participants were discussing the process of online teaching – how to get started, how to scale it, what platforms to use for webinars or online lessons, etc. They went back and forth talking about the advantages and disadvantages of using Skype and other similar applications, and then somebody posted a comment that etched into my memory and made me acutely aware of where I was and where I had to be. The person said something like, “Limiting yourself to teaching only skype lessons is a dead-end street.

You need to have something more if you would like to scale your business.” I know a lot of online teachers who have been entertaining the idea of designing online courses, but they may lack a bit of confidence and some practical information on whether or not this venture is worth the effort. In this post I’m going to share my own experience of designing online courses through Start small.Start free. Higher Ed Program > Rubric. The Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric, Fifth Edition, 2014 is a set of 8 General Standards and 43 Specific Review Standards used to evaluate the design of online and blended courses. The Rubric is complete with Annotations that explain the application of the Standards and the relationship among them. A scoring system and set of online tools facilitate the review by a team of Peer Reviewers. Unique to the Rubric is the concept of alignment. This occurs when critical course components - Learning Objectives (2), Assessment and Measurement (3), Instructional Materials (4), Course Activities and Learner Interaction (5), and Course Technology (6) - work together to ensure students achieve desired learning outcomes.

Download the Standards from the QM Higher Education Rubric**. ** Please note: This document requires you to Sign In using your MyQM account credentials. The Eight General Standards: What is Alignment? When Do I Use the Rubric? How Do I Obtain Access to the Rubric? Understand xpLor. Intro Authoring Sharing Discovery Copyright Delivery Schools are migrating their operations towards the Internet faster than ever. Over the last 15 years, the Learning Management System (LMS) has transformed education enabling educators to create rich interactive learning materials, effective online assessments,and interactive discussion. It’s time to take a step forward in virtual education with the first cross-platform learning object repository. Here's how xpLor will change teaching and learning as we know it today: Course materials tend to get replicated several times on a platform.

With xpLor, you have the ability to create modern, content-rich course materials using the robust tool set of an LMS while remaining outside the tight parameters of the LMS to allow flexibility and collaborative authoring. Currently, you’re stuck manually exporting and importing vast amounts of course materials from one LMS to another. Searching for content is difficult in traditional LMS. Unlock 3,500+ videos and 15+ new ones every day. Online Teaching Community. Kaizena · Give Great Feedback. Recent Mobile Learning Findings. mLearnCon 2014 · Mobile Learning Conference & Expo · Who Should Attend. Thank You for Joining Us at mLearnCon 2014! Looking to register for mLearnCon 2015 in Austin, Texas, June 10 – 12? Click here! mLearnCon Is for People Like You… mLearnCon is focused on helping you make sense of the wide array of emerging mobile technologies, understand proven strategies for integrating mobile into your training and development mix, and learn best practices for designing, developing, and delivering successful mobile learning and performance support.

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Why Attend mLearnCon? Some Organizations Represented at mLearnCon 2013… VideoScribe - What's your story? Screenr | Instant screencasts: Just click record. 15+ eLearning Storyboard Templates. Posted: 05.09.2012 | Author: Nicole L. | Filed under: eLearning, Instructional Design | Tags: eLearning, Instructional design, Storyboard, Templates |22 Comments If you have to create a storyboard for an e-learning course you’re working on, odds are you’ve come to the web to browse around and get ideas on what you want to include in it. To make that easier for you I’ve compiled a gallery of 15+ e-learning storyboard templates and samples available on the web. Hopefully going over these examples will help you narrow down what you should include in your own storyboard document. About these ads Like this: eLearning Blunders.

Blunder: a stupid or careless mistake. Alternative words: mistake, error, gaffe, fault, slip, oversight, inaccuracy, botch. This post was inspired by David Anderson’s eLearning challenge: Death, Taxes and E-Learning Mistakes. The purpose of the challenge was to highlight blunders found in eLearning courses and Articulate Community members provided many great examples of what not to do.

I wanted to bring these examples together and share them here (just in case you haven’t seen the challenge). I’ve taken the blunders identified and grouped them into categories. Layout: Double branding of screens. Split attention (having to combine information together to make sense of it). ‘Previous’ button on the first slide and ‘Next’ button on the last slide.

Many different backgrounds. All slide space filled. No contrast. No reuse of design elements (e.g. titles are all different). Poor positioning of screen elements. Menu items in the wrong order. Terrible, eye-searing colour scheme. No way to exit a layer. Text: Skype in the classroom - Skype in the classroom.

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E-LEARNING 101 A Comprehensive Guide on How to Design an eLearning Course. About Us : Curriculet. We believe that every moment of learning begins with reading, that teaching is a craft, and that the most effective curricula begins with the inspired work of great teachers and is perfected through peer collaboration. Curriculet is revolutionizing the way kids read, and how teachers create, share, and teach with a simple yet dynamic digital reading platform. Curriculet enables teachers to deliver customized, Common Core aligned learning and digitally create and share their curriculum and lesson materials. Curriculet also allows school districts nationwide to purchase ebooks at a lower cost, expanding their library and enabling teachers to broaden their reading lists, making reading more enjoyable for all students. Jason Singer Co-Founder & CEO Jason is no stranger to the intersection between education, technology, and entrepreneurship.

Mauricio Alvarez Co-Founder & CTO Mauricio has a track record of identifying business opportunities and building technology solutions to exploit them. Sound Studio 4 Downloads. Teaching Online: Essential Elements for Faculty. Make the transition from face-to-face teaching to online teaching A three-unit, self-paced online course • $299 According “Grade Change: Tracking Online Education in the United States,” Babson Survey Research Group’s annual survey on the state on online learning in the U.S., more than 7 million higher education students are taking at least one online course. In addition, 66 percent of chief academic leaders say online learning is critical to their long-term strategy.

But not every faculty member is prepared to teach in the online classroom. With the goal of supporting educators through the dynamic and fast-growing online teaching medium, Magna Publications is pleased to offer Teaching Online: Essential Elements for Faculty, a new online course for 2014. Developed by Dr. Whether you have minimal online experience or are interested in improving, Teaching Online: Essential Elements for Faculty provides the necessary fundamental concepts in an accessible step-by-step format. Course Format. Jason Shaw - Audionautix: Acoustic. My Mind Bursts | Ideas on e-learning and creativity. How to Build an Audience Using Gamification. Moving a Face-to-Face Course Online without Losing Student Engagement.

April 14, 2014 By: Louise Sharrar and Paula Bigatel in Online Education The rapid growth and popularity of online learning is necessitating the creation of online courses that actively engage learners. Research has shown that effective integration of multimedia that is content relevant and pedagogically sound can be a valuable teaching tool for facilitating student learning (Mandernach, 2009). In the Master of Finance program at Penn State World Campus, one of the faculty who teaches a very successful, popular foundational course was tasked with authoring an online course. The Re-Design Process – Delivering the Content The re-design process involved adapting the interactivity inherent in the face-to-face course to the online course. We also considered matters such as video length, titles, and flexibility. Secondly, online practice activities and formative/summative assessments were similar to the activities used in the face-to-face classroom. Rate the overall quality of this course.

Live Binders. Transitioning from e-Learning to m-Learning Design Training. 6-Hr Online Workshop with RJ Jacquez Testimonials: Paul Weaver“The M-Learning workshop was the best investment I’ve made in a long time. It is a “mobile first” look at how to build learning tools that not only work on the devices students are most likely to look at them on first, but then also to build them using responsive-design concepts that enable them to be viewed on literally anything connected to the web.

His design concept of “Going Small by Going Big” is well thought through and graphically demonstrated. Katia Hamati, Instructional Designer“An applicable, well-illustrated, informative and very relevant workshop that is tailored to everyone, from beginners to more advanced designers of mlearning. Mobile Sets Learning Free There’s a Revolution happening everywhere. For the first time we are free to move around, to create, to communicate, to share and yes, to “Learn” virtually anything, anytime and anywhere. It’s Time to Mobilize Learning Testimonial: –> Navigation Elements. eLearning Blender. Captivate Commentary. The New Adobe Captivate 7 Marches Backwards into the Future [Review. A year ago I wrote a post entitled An Honest Assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 [First Impressions], which garnered 81 ReTweets and 62 comments, and to this day is the most read post here on my blog.

Here’s how I concluded my review of Adobe Captivate 6 back then: Sadly I’m very disappointed with what I’ve seen out of the new Captivate version, and I say sadly because for years this product was my baby, from my early days working at eHelp, later Macromedia and more recently Adobe as a Senior Product Evangelist for Captivate and the eLearning Suite.It’s not even this particular version that disappoints me; it’s the overall lack of vision that Adobe has clearly shown in this release. Shortly after publishing the above review, I followed it up with another post entitled Here’s how Adobe Captivate 6 could have been a Game-Changer for mLearning, where I shared some ways in which Captivate could help take instructional designers to the next level.

Hence the title of this post. Adobe Captivate 5.5: Quizzes To Write Home About. By Kevin Siegel You've always been able to create quizzes with Captivate. Of course, over the years the quiz features have gotten better and better. However, if you've spent any time with the quiz feature in Captivate 5, you are probably a bit disappointed with how bad some of the text formatting features are. For instance, when you add a multiple choice question slide, something simple like aligning the text horizontally is a real challenge.

You'll be happy to hear that all is well in the new Adobe Captivate 5.5... and then some. I've spent some time playing with question slides and it appears that the text formatting issues that plagued Captivate 5 are a thing of the past. Nice! For instance, when your learners take a quiz published with Captivate 5.5, the answers now include some cool rollover effects that provide some nice feedback just before the learner selects an answer. When learners review a Captivate 5.5 quiz, another great new feature will reveal itself. Interaction Builder.