Students of today are very different from those in the past. Is education changing to keep up? Probably not fast enough. I was an online student 16 years ago, and sometimes I still see online content that is stuck back in 2003 when the most successful online learners were highly motivated and were able to read to learn. Back then, we read everything in the class, from e-textbooks and lectures to discussion board posts. The only interaction was typing discussion responses, writing papers, and sometimes creating a PowerPoint. How should our online content in 2019 differ from the past? Here are seven questions to ask yourself to help determine if your online content is well-designed..
1. Did you include interactions within the text and video content?