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Selecting & Delivering Content for Online Courses - Chapter Summary
Let our team of experts and instructors present these lessons they prepared to enhance your understanding of the process of selecting and delivering content for online courses. In this chapter, you will look at the use of digital storytelling and multimedia software, and you'll discover how courses can be delivered through interactive television.
Topics discussed in this lesson also include:
- Choosing appropriate learning technologies for online instruction
- Online coursework that promotes critical thinking
- The online-course quality assurance plan
We had our subject-matter experts create this set of lessons to bolster your knowledge about online courses. Lessons are accompanied by a short quiz you can choose to take when you finish as a self-assessment of what you just studied. We also offer a feature that allows you to submit questions you may have directly to the instructor.
1. Selecting Learning Technologies for Online Teaching
In this lesson, online teachers will look at using technology in their classroom. This will include the types of resources available, as well as criteria for selecting technology.
2. Promoting Critical Thinking through Online Coursework
As educators, it can be difficult to engage students in critical thought, but doing so in an online course can be even more challenging. In this lesson we will look at strategies to help students cultivate critical thinking skills in the online classroom.
3. Digital Storytelling for Educators
Digital storyboards are an innovative tool that is used to teach technology skills to online educators. In the process of teaching those technological skills, educators can create innovative learning materials for their students.
4. Multimedia Software: Working with Audio and Video
Audio and video have become increasingly important in today's computer systems. Learn about how media players play back multimedia files as well as audio and video editing software to create your own productions.
5. Interactive Television (ITV) in Online Courses
What if it wasn't necessary to drive several hours to take a class you could attend in minutes? This lesson defines and discusses how Interactive Television in Online Courses offer an alternative way to learning.
6. Creating a Quality Assurance Plan for an Online Course
In this lesson, we will talk about how to plan and implement methods to ensure the quality assurance of course content, instructional design and overall systems performance for an online class.
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