Quality Review Showcase The Quality and High Quality online course reviews explore components proven to be best practices in online course design. This post showcases High-Quality item, “Multimedia are easy to access and use.” Multimedia, such as audio, video, and graphics, can support learning outcomes when used to prompt engagement with content, provide humanized feedback, …

Integrity is a foundation of teaching and learning, incorporating core values of trust, responsibility, and fairness. Promoting academic integrity includes taking steps to reduce opportunities and motivating factors for students to cheat on assignments and assessments. Major factors that students say make them more likely to cheat include:

Students can learn content in online courses more effectively when connections between related bits of information are clear and are presented in distinct coherent “chunks”. This entry describes strategies for displaying content in ways that support learning.

Quality Review Showcase The Quality and High Quality online course reviews explore components proven to be best practices in online course design. This post showcases Quality item, “Technical support information (e.g. tutorials, instructions) for using technology tools are provided.” It can be easy to assume that students know how to use online tools simply because …

All content in a course should be accessible by all students, and it is important to provide students information about the accessibility features of all technologies in an online course, including those that will be used outside the learning management system. This post shares strategies for providing accessibility information about third-party tools.

When students perceive that they know the instructor in an online course, their satisfaction is higher. This post shares strategies for conveying your personality and presence in an online space.