Online learning design

Over 500 tips on the design of online learning…

BLENDED LEARNING

10 things BLENDED LEARNING is NOT

10 tests that expose Blended LEARNING as actually Blended ‘Teaching’

10 deep dive questions to ask about LEARNERS before you start

WHAT NOT TO DO

7 reasons why teachers believe (wrongly) in ‘LEARNING STYLES’

SMEs

10 challenging ways to get the best from your SMEs

DESIGN

20 ways to make your e-learning totally suck

10 ways to make badass INTROs in online learning

10 reasons: Why we need to kill boring LEARNING OBJECTIVES

10 bloody good reasons for using much-maligned TEXT in online learning 

10 things you really need to know about reading on screen for effective online design

10 text layout FAILS in online learning

10 essential online learning WRITING TIPS in online learning 

10 top INTERFACE rules for online learning

5 levels of FAILURE used to succeed in learning

10 brilliant design rules for e-learning (Mayer & Clark)

QUESTIONS

10 stupid mistakes in design of MULTIPLE CHOICE questions

20 ways to cheat MULTIPLE CHOICE questions (All of the above)

10 essential points on use of (recall not recognition) OPEN RESPONSE questions 

MEDIA

10 sound pieces of advice on use of AUDIO in online learning 

10 essential rules on use of GRAPHICS in online learning

10 ways based on research to use VIDEO in online learning

10 ideas on use of much maligned TALKING HEAD videos in online learning

10 essential rules on the use of ANIMATION in online learning

10 ways to get started with VR in learning – a primer

10 ways BOTS can be used in learning

SOCIAL MEDIA

10 reasons for using SOCIAL MEDIA in learning

10 reasons for using TWITTER in learning

20 fantastic uses of YOUTUBE in learning

ENHANCEMENTS

10 ways to design challenging online SCENARIOS

10 dos & 10 don’ts in GAMIFICATION

10 unusual ways to make SPACED PRACTICE happen in online learning

10 dos & don’ts in MOBILE LEARNING

10 ways to avoid snafus in virtual WEBINARS

10 ways to design sticky MOOCs

10 PERSONALISED learning ideas

MARKETING

10 vital MARKETING QUESTIONS in online learning

10 MARKETING TASTERS in online learning

TOOLS FOR DESIGN

10 reasons for using AI to change the way you design online learning

TECHNOLOGY PITFALLS IN DESIGN

10 reasons why tablets should NOT be used in education

10 reasons to leave them to their own devices – BYOD

10 reasons I don’t want my life in an E-PORTFOLIO shoebox

TEACHING

10 ways online learning can make you a BETTER TEACHER

10 techniques to massively increase RETENTION

10 reasons to dump LECTURES

20 reasons why VIDEO LECTURES self-evidently better

10 reasons why OER fails

EVALUATION

10 reasons to dump KIRKPATRICK

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