The other day, I was asked to write down what I recommend for those of you hosting Zoom or Skype meeting for the purpose of teaching online. Basics Keep it simple! Only 53% of the world has internet access. Some only have very slow upload speed and low download speed. Not everyone speaks English as their first … Continue reading Online Learning Tips
When looking at the many online courses today, you can see a variety of topics, with quality levels from mediocre to outstanding, prices from free to hundreds of dollars for a class. It can be quite confusing. Depending on your background, you may be comfortable with course design but not with the technology behind publishing … Continue reading Content is King
Learning goals are specific statements of intended student attainment of essential concepts and skills. After you defined the topic for your course in the first step earlier, you should be able to start writing down the Learning Goals for your class.
You can no longer use the typical classroom teaching method for the Internet. Recording a day-long class and publishing that video online is not going to be successful. You need to do better if you want to stand out and succeed in the competitive world of online learning, you can no longer assume that on the Internet, “if you build it, they will come.”
Finally, after many months of writing in the background, I am ready to lauch the series of articles on the How to Make Online Courses. Create and publish online courses. I plan to write and publish an article every weekend, and include video lessons as I go. I look forward to your joining me and … Continue reading Do you want to publish an online course?
Gather Collect and gather all your documents in one location, a file basket on your desk, a folder on your computer. Get everything into one place, emails, printed files, electronic documents, etc.Process Stick to the DOO (Do Only Once) rule as much as possible. Start at the top of the pile, and process each document, … Continue reading Processing Documents, a productivity workflow.
Ask not, "is it pretty and loaded with new fancy features?" ask instead if your students are learning what they came to you for. Once you have determined your learning goals and built your content, then you can look at how you will deliver it.
https://youtu.be/2z9qiWaRX1I Why I think online training is better than classroom. I created this short video animation a few years ago, while working under a different business name. The content still applies, let me know what you think. If you think these are not good reasons, let me know as I would love to discuss this.
If you feel stressed before or during a study period, you may want to spend a few minutes doing a relaxation exercise. You can also use this relaxation exercise to increase the effectiveness of study breaks.
Have you been sold a bill of goods? Are you in a life that is not yours? Did you set aside your talents and passion for a safe life? I am not saying to abandon your responsibilities and walk away from it all. However, how about doing it as a hobby, maybe start a part-time job doing it -whatever "it" is.