Sam Coulter

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Andragogy in Online Learning | Origin: EL140 | New comment by Sam Coulter

This was a super informative module. I was basically able to work through the "final-authority anxiety" by realizing that students are excited to share something I didn't know how to do because it...

Fundamentals of Asynchronous Labs | Origin: EL116 | New comment by Sam Coulter

I really really like the idea of lab kits. I'd love to incorporate them in both asynchronous and synchronous courses. Giving students the time to really work through a lab project at their own speed...

The Basics of Laboratory Design | Origin: EL116 | New comment by Sam Coulter

I thought the best practices list was really helpful. It gave me a lot of ideas for possible synchonous and asynchronous activities! I also appreciated the section on dealing with asynchonous anxiety.

Shifts and Changes in the Education World | Origin: EL116 | New comment by Sam Coulter

I think the best part of this module was the emphasis on reflection. Its definitely something students need to learn how to do, as well as educators and their curriculum.

Synchronous versus Asynchronous e-Learning | Origin: EL116 | New comment by Sam Coulter

I like that this module detailed some things that would help students succeed in terms of their temprament. It takes a lot of motivation and self-discipline to learn and work on your own time and...

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

The appendix with the section about writing style was the most interesting in my opinion. It had a lot of valuable tips, and I'm always worried I ramble when I write or if I'm striking the right...

Course Components | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Sam Coulter

The lecture types were interesting! Combining them for online classes seems like a really powerful tool to keep students engaged and interested in the content.

Learning Activities | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Sam Coulter

I liked that the module acknowledged that essentially all the classroom elements can be transitioned/available in an online course. The course itself just needs to be adaptable for web purposes, and...

Characteristics of Quality Online Courses | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Sam Coulter

Easy navigability is something that's often taken for granted, and as digital courses progress the more robust and frequent they'll become. Designing a course that is both navigable and engaging is...

Measuring Good Communication | Origin: EL105 | New comment by Sam Coulter

I enjoyed learning about how to engage students and set up expectations for discussions. They're always so daunting, but the steps provided in this module are encouraging. Being able to engage...