online learning

  1. Carolyn

    Finding Community Support in Online Learning

    The COVID-19 outbreak has meant that most learning has had to move online forcing students and professionals to learn remotely. Although remote learning offers many advantages, one of the biggest challenges faced by online learners is the comparative lack of interaction and community support...
  2. Carolyn

    Essential Tips to Help Students Overcome Online Learning Challenges

    Many universities have announced that large classes and lectures will be online-only for the foreseeable future due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This will undoubtedly pose some challenges for students starting or returning to university this term. Here are the key challenges students...
  3. MoocLab

    edX adds Three New MicroBachelors® Programs to their Portfolio

    Online learning platform, edX has launched three new MicroBachelors® programs to their portfolio of credit-backed, stackable credentials bringing the total number to five programs. MicroBachelors programs are created by edX in partnership with top colleges, universities and Fortune 1000...
  4. MoocLab

    Tips for Successful Teaching and Learning Online

    Monty King, Learning Designer at FutureLearn, shares insights from the free online course ‘How To Teach Online: Providing Continuity for Students’, and offers some tips if you’re new to online learning. Teaching Online How to Teach Online: Providing Continuity for Students was built in response...
  5. Carolyn

    Online Learning- How MOOCs can help you during COVID-19 Lockdown

    With many of us confined to our homes during this COVID-19 crisis, it makes sense to use this time as an opportunity to build our skillset and deepen our knowledge. Indeed, there has been a sharp increase in the numbers of people turning to online learning platforms such as edX, FutureLearn and...
  6. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Learning Online: Searching and Researching

    Overview In this course, you’ll explore the rich and diverse range of information available to you online, how to use search tools effectively, and the ways in which you can begin to assess information that you might want to use in your studies. Using a wide range of learning activities, you...
  7. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Learning Online: Reflecting and Sharing

    Overview In this course, you’ll be introduced to some of the tools you can use to help you reflect on your learning; such as short tests and quizzes or online logs and journals. You will then move on to focus on sharing your learning with others. By producing and sharing video, using blogs...
  8. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Learning Online: Managing Your Identity

    Overview Many of us now have an online identity running alongside our everyday lives. In this course you’ll consider your online presence; you’ll discover how what we say and do online can have major implications for our real lives, and those of others. You’ll also spend time looking at how to...
  9. Coursera

    Coursera Get Interactive: Practical Teaching with Technology

    Overview This course is designed to help you create dynamic, interactive online courses through the use of multimedia tools, student collaboration opportunities, and formative assessment and feedback. Each week we will focus on a particular topic: 1. Using multimedia for teaching and learning...
  10. Coursera

    Coursera K-12 Blended & Online Learning

    Overview This course introduces teachers and interested adults to K12 blended and online learning. Participants will design a blended or online unit and develop one module to use with K12 students. Taught by Jordan Cameron and Anissa Lokey-Vega
  11. Coursera

    Coursera e-Learning Ecologies: Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning for the Digital Age

    Overview For three decades and longer we have heard educators and technologists making a case for the transformative power of technology in learning. However, despite the rhetoric, in many ways and at most institutional sites, education is still relatively untouched by technology. Even when...
  12. edX

    edX Instructional Design and Technology: Learning Theories

    Overview Technology, digital media and mobile access have changed how people learn. Today’s students want to be engaged and self-directed with digital content, available anytime, anywhere. This is a challenge for instructional designers as they create online learning experiences. As an...
  13. edX

    edX Instructional Design Models

    Overview In today’s interconnected world, online education has exploded with engaging learning experiences infused with interactive digital tools, digital media, and collaborative projects designed to engage dispersed learners. These highly engaging and effective courses are not created by...
  14. edX

    edX Instructional Design: Digital Media, New Tools and Technology

    Overview Instructional designers today have a tremendous number of tools and resources available to them to create highly engaging courses. Social media, digital video, and freely available online instructional resources and applications connect and engage people in new, and exciting ways. When...
  15. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Transforming Digital Learning: Learning Design Meets Service Design

    Overview How might digital learning change the future of education? The demand for digital learning (and the experts who can deliver it) continues to grow rapidly. In this course you’ll examine what online learning is, who needs it, who creates it and why.  From the perspective of ‘teaching as...
  16. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Learning Online: Learning and Collaborating

    Overview Online learning is likely to be important for you in the future, either at university or in the workplace. Learning online is different to learning in the classroom as it requires different skills. This course will help you to develop those skills, showing you how to learn and...
  17. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Learning Online: Managing Your Identity

    Overview Many of us now have an online identity running alongside our everyday lives. In this course you’ll consider your online presence; you’ll discover how what we say and do online can have major implications for our real lives, and those of others. You’ll also spend time looking at how to...
  18. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Learning Online: Reflecting and Sharing

    Overview In this course, you’ll be introduced to some of the tools you can use to help you reflect on your learning; such as short tests and quizzes or online logs and journals. You will then move on to focus on sharing your learning with others. By producing and sharing video, using blogs...
  19. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Learning Online: Searching and Researching

    Overview In this course, you’ll explore the rich and diverse range of information available to you online, how to use search tools effectively, and the ways in which you can begin to assess information that you might want to use in your studies. Using a wide range of learning activities, you...
  20. Archie

    What subjects are best suited to studying online?

    Are there any particular subjects which you can learn better online than others? If so, what would they be? For example, I know that computer programming can easily be learnt online, but are there other subjects which are particularly well suited to an online learning environment?
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