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Learning Design

Learning to Teach Online

These short video interviews on a wide variety of topics related to online teaching are designed to help academics to gain a working understanding of successful online teaching pedagogies. This is an excellent resource, please give it a go. It’s available as a Coursera MOOC or download/subscribe to the free course ‘Learn to Teach Online by UNSW’ via iTunes store.

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10 Principles of Effective Online Teaching

This special report (pdf) features a series of columns by Dr. Lawrence C. Ragan, Director of Instructional Design and Development for Penn State’s World Campus, and will help you establish online instructor best practices and performance expectations. 

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Faculty Focus: Applying the Seven Principles for Good Practice to the Online Classroom

Originally written to communicate best practices for face-to-face instruction, this article's principles translate well to the online classroom and can help to provide guidance for those of us designing courses to be taught online.

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Blended learning in higher education

This paper offers various definitions and discusses 3 design strategies.

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