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Hosting Videos for Online Courses

Hosting Videos for Online Courses

Videos are an important part of most online training courses. Hosting videos for online courses is an important decision in your course planning. Note some of  the 3rd party training platforms like Teachable and Thinkific host your videos as part of the service. Make...

Introduction to Zoom

Introduction to Zoom

Zoom is software that allows you to hold online meetings and communicate with others. When you create an online course, Zoom is a great way to do one on one and small group training. It allows you to audio record, video record, share your screen, and also has chat. If...

WPCampus Guest Podcast Appearance

WPCampus Guest Podcast Appearance

Thank you to the team at WPCampus. They invited me to be a part of their podcast covering the use of WordPress in higher education. This was my first time to officially get to speak with formal educators about the use of WordPress as part of their instructional...

Edge-ucation Podcast Guest Appearance

Edge-ucation Podcast Guest Appearance

Thank you to Scott Doucet and Josh Mackenzie of the Edge-ucation Podcast. They invited me on to discuss online courses, entrepreneurship, and how small businesses, entrepreneurs, and solopreneurs can use online courses to build their business and establish authority....

Gamification in Online Courses

Gamification in Online Courses

Gamification in online courses can help keep the student motivated by providing instant feedback during the course. Gamification refers to applying game like features to a product or service. This can include points, achievements, leaderboards, levels and more....

Using Microlearning for Quick Reference

Using Microlearning for Quick Reference

Microlearning refers to an educational concept where a student learns exactly what is needed to create a specific task just in time to complete the task. It provides small, precise instructions that may only be used in the moment instead of studied for long-term...

Blended Learning can Increase Interaction

Blended Learning can Increase Interaction

When building online courses, student interaction and engagement can be a challenge. Blended learning refers to a combination of live training versus online training. As with many learning models, this originally came out of formal, traditional school programs....