Lee Williams

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Media Strategies & Instructional Systems Design (ISD) | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Lee Williams

Plan! Plan! Plan! Go through the cycle when designing and developing courses. Be sure to use the appropriate media to deliver the message. Review, evaluate, improve.... it's a continuous process.

Course Components | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Lee Williams

A syllabus should be included to provide the students with a roadmap of where to go, what is expected, how they will be graded, etc. The course lectures, discussions, and quizzes/tests are all used...

Learning Activities | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Lee Williams

Course planning is crucial to good course design. The organization of material, simple navigation, and content that ecourages critical thinking and problem solving are important. There are many...

Characteristics of Quality Online Courses | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Lee Williams

Stuctural integrity and simple navigation is essential to course development. Additionally, providing content with opportunities to engage in critical thinking and problem solving is important for...

Value Added Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Lee Williams

Value added assessments are useful for providing even more information about student learning. Rubrics are a great tool to provide studens with expectations of what is required to acheive a specific...

Objective and Subjective Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Lee Williams

The difference between norm-referenced and criterion-referenced assessments are used for comparisons. Objective assessments are used to determine correct or incorrect. Subjective assessments are used...

Diagnostic, Formative and Summative Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Lee Williams

Choosing the appropriate type of assessment is important. Choose the assessment based upon the need. For example, use a diagnostic assessment when you need to obtain knowledge about a student's...

Technology Tools for Assessing Student Learning | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Lee Williams

1. Always choose the best tool for the job. 2. Always test out the tool with as many use cases as possible. 3. Only choose the functions you need and do not add bells and whistles just because you...

Using Active Learning to Enhance Critical Learning | Origin: EL113 | New comment by Lee Williams

Critical thinking skills are crucial to learning. Students often struggle with critical thinking because they may not have been taught how to think critically or encouraged to do so. Providing...

Modification of Traditional Classroom Activities | Origin: EL113 | New comment by Lee Williams

Active learning requires learning to be student-centered. Assessments and constructed, targeted, timely feedback is important. Students do not learn from "Good job." They need to know specifics,...