|Module 2 :
Instructional and Learning Strategies
|| Describe effective instructional strategies for online learning.
Identify categories in the Cognitive Domain.
List descriptive verbs for student objectives.
Determine your learning style.
Evaluate online teaching activities.
Demonstrate effective communication, collaboration, and interaction skills in your online course.
Recognize tips for online learning success.
Section 1 - Instructional StrategiesIllinois Online Network relates that effective online instruction depends on learning experiences designed and facilitated by knowledgeable educators.
Teaching Tips Indexhas some excellent materials. Review the following; What is Good Teaching? Selecting a Delivery Strategy, and How Students Learn.
"One obstacle to successfully facilitating an online course is the need to adequately promote online learning skills in those students who do not fit the profile of a "successful" online student." Facilitating Every Student in an Online Course.
Why Do We Need Learning Objectives? "As you develop a course, a lesson or a learning activity, you have to determine what you want the students to learn and how you will know that they learned."
Categories in the Cognitive Domain: Including Outcome-Illustrating Verbs.
Section 2 - Learning Styles"Information about learning styles can serve as a guide to the design of learning experiences that either match, or mismatch students' style." Learning Styles from PennState.
Resources for Learning Styles from San Jose State University..
What's Your Learning Style?
Section 3 - Teaching Activity
Motivate Your Learners with These 5 Simple Tips.
Section 4 - Communication, Feedback, Collaboration, and Interaction
Review the various ways for Encouraging and Utilizing Communication in Online Courses.
Section 5 - Tips
Using one of the resources in Section 2 - Learning Styles, determine your learning style and e-mail your style to me. Thanks, James.