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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Online Courses

What Among Us can teach us about multiplayer learning

For many years, researchers have looked into the circumstances under which multiplayer learning is more effective. In this article, we examine the opportunities and challenges for multiplayer learning in an online environment. We will use the online multiplayer game Among Us as a reference point in our discussion.

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Online Courses

The three tenets of the Student-Technology paradigm

In the past, you may have interacted with educational content within a technological setting, whether it be a pre-recorded lecture, online course, or YouTube video. However, what are the implications of redefining the teaching-learning experience in this fashion? Does it have an impact on the purpose and function of education?

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