Cognitive load is something that is talked about a lot in Instruction Design theory ... but rarely in everyday course building with online teachers. "Cognitive Load Theory suggests that learners can absorb and retain information
We've all hit the wall of zero ideas. Staring at an empty Moodle course thinking ... Oy. Where to START... I'm a bit artsy, I realize, but I can share this with you ...
One of the hottest new trends in education is project-based learning. Unfortunately, it's often a challenge to have successful projects in online (and other distance education) courses. Two major reasons for this are ... a)
If you are thinking of gamifying your Moodle course, Game Designers are way ahead of you in creating fun, engaging "problems" to solve. I always look to the gaming world for inspiration and ideas when
If you want a fun way to encourage students to be active explorers, consider adding "Easter Eggs" to gamify your online course. This is one of the easiest ways to incentivize and add a sense
For many years, online learning has been a kind of "Wild West" without common standards, best practices or large scale research into what was actually happening in online programs. In the last several years, several