Assessment for Online Learning

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This post is provided by guest blogger, Tricia DeFay, graduate student at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, MBA in Health Administration program.

Summary

Papadopoulou (2019) discusses how assessments in online learning should be designed. The author asserts that assessment activities are a “powerful way to achieve learning outcomes” (para. 1). According to the author, there are two types of assessments: Continue reading

Learning From The Best: Techniques Used By Top-rated Online Instructors

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This post is provided by guest blogger, Tricia DeFay, graduate student at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, MBA in Health Administration program.

Summary

In the article “Teaching Strategies of Award-winning Online Instructors” Ralph (2020) looks at a recent study performed by Kumar et al (2019) that examined the course design and teaching practices used by top-rated online instructors. Eight award-winning university instructors were interviewed for the study. Data analysis revealed these five key elements: Continue reading

Enhancing E-Learning Through Video-sharing Technology

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This post is provided by guest blogger, Tricia DeFay, graduate student at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, MBA in Health Administration program.

Technology is a necessary component of any e-learning platform. Video-sharing technology has emerged as an educational tool that can be integrated into e-learning courses to meet learning goals, engage students, and encourage discussion. In the article “YouTube a valuable educational tool, not just cat videos,” Antonio and Tuffley (2015) Continue reading