Using Backward Course Design to Create Successful Online Courses

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I have personally experienced many different approaches and methods for designing online courses. These typically break down into three different categories, or orientations to design:

  • Content focused
  • Experience focused
  • Outcomes focused

Each of these methods has their strengths and downfalls.

With content focused design, you start with the topics you want to teach and then you develop materials or activities . . .  read more