Course Creation

Course Creation

Embracing non-linearity in an online course

In a game of chess, there are many ways to capture the opponent's king. Likewise, with non-linear online courses, there are many ways to move from a predetermined starting state to a conclusion. Course non-linearity seems like an exciting choice for an instructor looking to create an innovative online course - but what are the benefits and drawbacks?

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Course Creation

Should I use a linear narrative structure for my online course?

Linear narrative structures are the most widely used and accepted online course format. When instructors use linear narratives, they deliver teaching content with a clear beginning, middle and end. Course linearity seems like a good choice for an instructor looking to create an online course - but what are the benefits and drawbacks?

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Course Creation

Should I create my first online course on Teachable?

Since 2014, Teachable (previously Fedora) has become a fast-growing platform for course creators. In 2020, Teachable's instructors earned $460 million and launched 154,000 new courses, contributing to $1 billion in total sales. As a serious competitor to Udemy's dominance, it seems like a great choice for an instructor looking to create their first online course - but is it the best one?

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Course Creation

Should I create my first online course on Udemy?

Since 2010, Udemy has become a popular platform for course creators. It boasts 50 million students and 57,000 instructors teaching 150,000 courses in over 65 languages. It seems like an obvious choice for an instructor looking to create their first online course - but is it the right one?

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