Keeping Online Courses Fresh: Valuable, but Costly
- Mark Lieberman for Inside Higher Ed
- July 18, 2018
- Source: https://www.insidehighered.com/digital-learning/article/2018/07/18/maintaining-online-courses-maturity-requires-substantial
Institutions with large online portfolios have implemented review processes that put online courses under a microscope every couple years, or in some cases even more frequently. Faculty members and instructional designers team up to fix bugs, improve deficiencies and account for changes in technology, content and pedagogy… NYU’s [Tandon School of Engineering] returns to online courses two years after launch, with possible updates including redesigning assignments, creating additional scaffolding, facilitating peer engagement and transforming project assignments. The institution has gradually made this process more rigorous, [Jessie] Guy-Ryan said.