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February 2017

Learner-Centered Marketing

By | 2018-03-01T13:02:33+00:00 February 4, 2017|Education, Inbound Marketing, Instructional Design, Online Learning|

In Mark Quinn’s article Teach Customers Why They Need A Product Before Trying To Sell It To Them he says: “When businesses blindly assume that their prospects already have the information they need and are simply making a choice between brands, they shift from a learning-focused mindset to a [...]

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January 2017

Read Ahead Launches New Product Enhancements

By | 2017-09-28T16:27:49+00:00 January 18, 2017|Digital Pedagogy, Education, K-12, Online Learning, Read Ahead|

www.ReadAhead.Education Software empowers teachers to reinforce academic language using any content Click to Enlarge: Read Ahead Version 2.0 Dashboard Norcross, Ga., January 9, 2017 — Read Ahead Version 2.0 launched with several new product enhancements designed to help elementary, middle and high school teachers maximize in-class reading time. [...]

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April 2015

IMPLEMENT your online learning strategy

By | 2017-09-28T16:27:52+00:00 April 21, 2015|Online Learning, Strategy|

After you ENVISION, RESOURCE, PLAN, DEVELOP and TEST to Bring your Online Learning Strategy into Focus, it is time to IMPLEMENT. The implementation process may follow or coincide with testing and should be an ongoing iterative process of revision and improvement. As much as possible, the adherence to strong project [...]

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March 2015

TEST your online learning strategy

By | 2017-09-28T16:27:52+00:00 March 31, 2015|Online Learning, Strategy|

After you ENVISION, RESOURCE, PLAN and DEVELOP to Bring your Online Learning Strategy into Focus, you probably feel ready to launch. But I cannot stress enough the importance of TESTING- and expanding the audience of who evaluates your creation. I’ve been surprised how often this essential part of any design process [...]

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DEVELOP your online learning strategy

By | 2017-09-28T16:27:53+00:00 March 10, 2015|Online Learning, Strategy|

Finally we get to my favorite topic of this blog series Bring your Online Learning Strategy into Focus- DEVELOP your online learning strategy. If you missed the first three parts of this series, check out ENVISION, RESOURCE and PLAN your online learning strategy. The design and development adventures of online [...]

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February 2015

7 Learning Design Principles for Online Classrooms

By | 2017-09-28T16:27:53+00:00 February 24, 2015|Online Learning, Strategy|

After teaching in college classrooms for twenty years (twelve of those years online), I have identified 7 Learning Design Principles that can help anyone make smart decisions when designing and creating online learning courses. The process of instructional design should be systematic. Evidence-based learning designs show, scaffold and sustain. Responsive [...]

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PLAN your online learning strategy

By | 2017-09-28T16:27:53+00:00 February 23, 2015|Online Learning, Strategy|

In the first two posts of this blog series Bring your Online Learning Strategy into Focus, we considered how to ENVISION and RESOURCE the creation or conversion of an online program. This post presents advice for the planning stage of your online learning strategy. Either following or happening simultaneously with [...]

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RESOURCE your online learning strategy

By | 2017-09-28T16:27:54+00:00 February 9, 2015|Online Learning, Strategy|

In the first post of this blog series Bring your Online Learning Strategy into Focus, we considered how to ENVISION the creation or conversion of an online program. Once this initial vision is articulated, the next step is to determine how this vision squares with the available resources. Of course [...]

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January 2015

ENVISION your online learning strategy

By | 2017-09-28T16:27:54+00:00 January 27, 2015|Digital Pedagogy, Online Learning, Strategy|

While actual higher education enrollments declined over the last several years, enrollment in higher education online programs continues to increase at a rapid rate (See OLC Report). More faculty and higher education leaders now see both the advantages of offering online and hybrid versions of traditional classes and the inevitability [...]

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Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Design (Infographic)

By | 2017-09-28T16:27:54+00:00 January 27, 2015|Assessment Taxonomy, K-12|

By Anissa Vega, Full Tilt Ahead K12 Source: PBS Perhaps you’ve seen this comic make its rounds on the internet [artist unknown]. Sure, we quickly see the obsurdity in asking an elephant to climb a tree, and the commentary of our unjust education system and standardized testing warrants a good [...]

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