Here's a quick "Learning Design Essentials" guide. It builds on threads I've written in the past months and because content on twitter can be so elusive, I thought it's worth trying to capture it in one place. Thanks to all of you who contributed & will contribute :)
1. This is about designing *asynchronous* online learning by using a storyboarding approach. Think about the narrative of your course and find ways to express it through a sequence of engaging learning activities. https://twitter.com/Anda19/status/1297823644266176513
2. Here are some thoughts about planning *synchronous* sessions. It's all about scaffolding students' learning by using the benefit of immediacy and creating community learning spaces. https://twitter.com/Anda19/status/1316424025690853377
3. This is a short thread meant to prompt us to think about learning in a holistic manner, beyond the (false) synchronous/ asynchronous dichotomy. Learning also happens when we're not around. https://twitter.com/Anda19/status/1305541990340333571
4. Talking about designing *for* learning cannot be complete without addressing *communication*. Online, this needs to be clear and explicit in order to provide structure and manage students' expectations. https://twitter.com/Anda19/status/1306272882973081600
5. To end with, this as an entirely crowdsourced thread with activity ideas for *experiential learning* in online courses, from biology to art, from primary school to Higher Education. Online learning also happens beyond the screen. https://twitter.com/Anda19/status/1314545616547176450
6. Puzzled about estimating the time different online learning activities take? Here are some tips and resources that I also curated in a blog post: https://educationalist.eu/its-about-time-3edfad9405e https://twitter.com/Anda19/status/1313760287091236876?s=19
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