Online Courses

What will online education look like after the pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in schools being shut all across the world. Education has changed dramatically with the much anticipated rise of e-learning. Is EdTech is on a soul-searching journey again, now that lockdown measures are easing?

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Online Courses

How to explain things better in your online course

When creating your online course, you may need to break down a complex idea into simpler terms. In what follows, we've included a list of recommendations that can help you present your explanations better.

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Online Courses

The importance of community in online courses

Over the last year, we have seen the emergence of cohort-based courses (CBCs). Like traditional face-to-face college-based courses, CBCs have a fixed number of learners who work through a programme together led by an instructor. What opportunities does this create for instructors who want to create online courses with embedded communities?

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A case against closed ecosystems for online learning

Most online courses behave like intranet sites that are accessible without a VPN. For example, if you're not an Udemy user, you can't do anything with the site, even if the course you are interested in is free. Against the backdrop of an increasingly open Internet, is this the right way to democratise online learning?

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