As we exit this Covid panic period, when many of our institutions have had to all-too-rapidly respond to the need for online learning, I hope that they are now sitting back and thinking about their long-term strategies for pedagogies, learning materials and the cherishing of that all-important – and valuable – institutional intellectual property (IP). […]Read more "Content strategists or e-learning developers?"
If higher education is to learn just one thing from SpaceX then that has to be reusability.Read more "Taking off like SpaceX?"
Module development planners help with the management and development of the content required for a module, outlining the scale and scope of the authoring task ahead.Read more "Module Design Planning"
There is one problem with learning to do it yourself in-house and that is “semantic erosion”.Read more "“Grow on your own terms and remember why you did”"
The £100 million+ revenues generated by those early online management programmes was money better kept by the university.Read more "Choosing your online education strategy"
Developing courses within a learning environment, with the inevitable result that the resulting online pedagogy is restricted to what the platform supports, is not what is desired.Read more "Course Design Onions"
It is easy to make the case for the use of Learning Objectives as the basis of designing and planning learning – particularly online learning, where the technology can make use of the extra context-data in innovative, meaningful and structured ways.Read more "Pedagogic Design – Two Key Influences"
Many institutions are outsourcing this core capability to external, third-party commercial online programme managers in the dream of a quick and easy solution to it. Which approach do you think will best stand the test of time?Read more "Develop Your Own Online Pedagogy"
The content for an online course should be semantically enabled, consistent and efficient to produce and maintain.Read more "Rich Content vs Content Rich"
If you’re at all involved in higher or further education, in the last couple of weeks you’ll have heard the above question being asked numerous times and with increasing urgency. You may well have asked it yourself. The COVID-19 pandemic has meant face-to-face teaching needing to be replaced with online delivery, and from a standing […]Read more "Quick! How do we put this course online?"