SubscribeRSS FeedItunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneInConnect@topcastnow (Use #topcastnow)Email Topcast Get More TOPcastEpisode 54: “Keep It Simple Starting” with Design and TeachingEpisode 53: A “Sobering” Conversation About Diversity Among Leaders of Online LearningEpisode 52: Higher Ed’s “Third Wave of Digital Leaders”Episode 51: How Can We Make Textbooks More Affordable for Students?Episode 50: Conveying Online Quality: One Way to Better Inform Stakeholders View AllPosted on October 7, 2019October 7, 2019 by Jonathan PizzoEpisode 54: “Keep It Simple Starting” with Design and TeachingAbout Episode 54:In this episode, TOPcast hosts Kelvin and Tom talk through how “starting simply”, with the essentials, in online design/teaching and then iterating over time will make for a more successful experience for all concerned. These principles hold for other kinds of digital learning implementations.Podcast Recording https://media.blubrry.com/ucf_topcast/p/cdl.ucf.edu/staticfiles/topcast/topcast-554.mp3Podcast (teaching-online-podcast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:33 — 35.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSSDownload Transcript: [PDF]Episode 54 Show Notes:Episode Synopsis via TwitterView complete list of episode highlights via TwitterCoffee Links “Red Eyes Blend” from Huckleberry RoastersHuckleberry Roasters, Denver, COContent LinksNote: Each resource below contains individual ways to Keep It Simple Starting. Do not try them all at once. Good PracticesTeaching Online Pedagogical Repository (TOPR) – An online compendium of online and blended teaching practices. Hosted by UCF but open to all for contributions. Creative Commons-licensed.Online Learning Consortium’s Effective PracticesDIY Design Tasks for Blended Courses Tools/Technologies“5 Terrific Edtech Tools for Creating a Highly Engaging Online (or Hybrid) Course” (from eCampus News)EduAppCenter (Open standard-based integrations for your learning management system) Other Strategies“Ten Steps Toward Universal Design of Online Courses” (from University of Arkansas, Little Rock)“How to Create a Mobile-First Online Course” (from LearnDash)Like what you see? Tell the world!