Best Practices for Online Course Design

Recently I developed a set of Best Practices for Online Course Design in Higher Education: “[This document] is intended to serve as a guide to the development of online courses. These guidelines have been developed from a review of best practices within the field of online education and distance learning and align with the Quality Continue Reading →

Online Discussion Board Rubric

Online learning in an academic setting requires a great deal of focus on discussion posts.  When the face2face element is removed, student-student and student-faculty engagement generally occurs on the discussion boards.  This put the discussion board at the center of student learning, and many studies have demonstrated how effective gently-guided discussion can be in achieving Continue Reading →

New Book Chapter Published

I am pleased to announce that the book chapter I co-authored with some fabulous colleagues is now the lead chapter in a very prestigious new publication: Mobile Pedagogy and Perspectives on Teaching and Learning (Advances in Mobile and Distance Learning Distance learning has existed in some form for centuries, but modern technologies have allowed students Continue Reading →