Online Learning Update

June 24, 2015

6 Essential Tips for Planning an Effective Online Course

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:02 am

by Kunal Chawla, EdSurge

Most edtech conversations often focus on “tech”— the new apps, data systems, assessments and other technologies. But the “ed” discussions — particularly the art of teaching with these tools—are often remiss. Over the last two years, I taught online courses on Python programming and iPhone App Development at Udacity; over 100,000 students registered for them. In the first of my four-part series, 20 Tips for Teaching Online, I’ll focus on several aspects of online course creation, including planning, techniques for teaching, community building and assessments. My hope with this piece is to contribute to a conversation on how to teach more effectively in an online space and what we can learn from research and expert teachers in physical classrooms. Let’s begin!

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