4 Crucial Components of Any Online Course [INFOGRAPHIC]

Designing an online course can seem daunting. For some it is a new mode of teaching and there is always new technology to consider. In order to simplify the process, below are four crucial components to consider when creating a course.

1. Structure – An online course must have an intuitive and clear structure. Students need to be we aware of course expectations and understand how to navigate in the Learning Management System (LMS).

2. Content Delivery – With numerous methods of delivery available in an online setting, it is important to carefully select appropriate tools for each lesson. Learn how and when to effectively use different tools and apply them as necessary.

3. Break Down Barriers – Do not let physical distance interfere with student interaction. Assign students to collaborate and complete a creative assessment.

4. Ensure Functionality – When designing an online course, keep in mind different technical and aesthetic aspects that come into play. Be sure that all links are active and that material is easily accessible to students.

Check out this infographic from E-Learning Infographics to discover tips and take these concepts into reality.


Source: eLearningInfographics.com

2 Replies to “4 Crucial Components of Any Online Course [INFOGRAPHIC]”

  1. Hi, I have enjoyed the many resources you share about the online classroom environment. While travelling last year to 6 European countries, I was able to take my classroom with me in every country. Something was not possible when I initially studied some many moons ago.

    I am currently studying my masters with University of Liverpool and as part of the Social Computing module we are doing, we have built a blog to share our experiences with online education. I would appreciate if you could visit our blog on https://thutogroup2.wordpress.com/category/lorraine/ , its a blog I author with my other 2 colleagues based in the UK.


  2. Although online education has its limitations, there are several advantages of online learning that explain why eLearning may be the greatest revolution in today’s education.There are several problems with the traditional system of education. First of all, you need to pay thousands of dollars per term to attend a prestigious school. With all those budget cuts, busy classrooms, and course shortages, you won’t always get the chance to study exactly what you want.

    It’s no wonder why millions of students from all around the world opt for online degree programs or take at least one college course through an online platform. Online learning has to be the greatest revolution in contemporary education. It made a huge change in the system and opened great opportunities for everyone who wants to learn something.

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