Category Archives: Online Teaching tips

Principles of Instruction

Curt Bonk put up a list he titled, “Bonk’s Last Principles of Instruction“.  These aren’t necessarily geared for online learning, but I think they all apply nicely.  I might rearrange a couple of items, but overall they fit.  What do … Continue reading

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Creating a welcoming online environment

Church planters, church growth people, and leaders of all kinds long ago realized the importance of creating a welcoming environment.  When people who are unfamiliar with your church building show up, the last thing you want to do is confuse … Continue reading

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Bells and Whistles

I frequently hear comments from faculty members that go something like this…”Shouldn’t all this ‘design stuff’ be done by professionals?”  I’ve come to discover two things hidden in this kind of question. First (and I’m not being cynical here, just … Continue reading

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Time demands for teaching online

One thing that will produce frustration and anxiety in the professor making the leap to developing and teaching an online course is trying to determine how much time it will take to teach online.  A second anxiety-producer is the answer … Continue reading

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Online teaching tips

I ran across this post about a year ago and held onto it to share.  These are a few very important – and brief – things to keep in mind when developing your online course.

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