Incorporating Video into Online Courses

By Dr. Tim Kochery The prior E-Zine edition (April 21; Issue 05) contained an article entitled “Enriching Online Courses with Videos.” That article presented information which demonstrated many benefits of using videos in online courses. Video is a very powerful form of multimedia communication that adds visual and auditory information to text-based content. Through the…

Enriching Online Courses with Videos

by Dr. Tim Kochery Video has served as an important mode of delivering educational content for many years, and instructional videos are often key components of online courses. Video is a medium that engages viewers through multiple senses – sight and sound – and often generates added interest, attention and excitement about a learning subject…

Backwards Course Design Model

–Dr. Tim Kochery– The Backwards Course Design method for developing curriculum is a prominent concept from the book Understanding by Design (1998), by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe. This process emphasizes that the most effective way to produce a course is to begin by establishing the desired learning outcomes, and identify the types of assessments…

Online Course Design Guide

The LCCC Online Course Design Handbook provides a framework for our faculty on the principles and best practices for developing online courses. It attempts to minimize the time and effort needed to become familiar with developing an effective online course. The Handbook is currently available only online, as a PDF file, suitable for printing in…