In this podcast, Robin M. Smith, Ph.D., author of Conquering the Content: A Step-by-Step Guide to Online Course Design, shares tips on organizing the content of an online course.
She talks about using a graphic syllabus; creating courses with re-use in mind; and setting up navigation that ties directly to your course content.
During the 2010 Online Teaching and Learning Conference Online, Robin will be speaking more about the use a graphic syllabus in your online courses. A graphic syllabus is a low investment/high yield addition to your online course that can assist students with information storage and retrieval of your content. Robin will highlight the use of a graphic syllabus to facilitate course design and development. During the session you will acquire examples of graphic syllabi, tools for creation of graphic syllabi, and templates for use in developing your own graphic syllabus.
Robin Smith, Ph.D., is coordinator of e-Learning at the Office of Educational Development at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. She is also author of Conquering the Content: A Step-by-Step Guide to Online Course Design (Jossey-Bass). Smith will be presenting at the 2010 Online Teaching and Learning Conference Online, October 19-22, 2010. Learn more.