What’s the First Thing to Consider in Online Distance Learning? Design for Relationships

In all forms or modes of education, relationship plays an essential and foundational role in fostering a positive, respectful, and safe learning environment. This desired relationship helps students to adjust to and be comfortable with the new environment or class that they will be part of for a few months. In online distance learning, fostering [...]

Designing for Feedback: Formative Assessments in Online Distance Learning

A very crucial part of online distance learning is the presence of helpful formative assessments and timeliness of feedback to the online learners. In an online distance learning environment, we recognize that there is a geographical, pedagogical, and psychological gap between the teacher and learner which can have a negative effect on the side of the [...]