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Online Assessment – Assignment for EDUC 4151

EDUC 4151 – Building Assessments Course: Soft Skills for Canadian Workplace Soft skills for Canadian Workplace is a 3 month online course that introduces 9 core soft skills that every immigrant should develop. Each week a new soft skill is discussed in a new module. Module Learning Objective – Small Talk By the end of …

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Instructor Presence in Online Courses

A lot of attention is being given to the role of the instructor in creating a supportive learning community in the online environment. Since the learners engagement and satisfaction with the online course is tightly connected to the learner’s perception of the role and level of interaction with the instructor, it only adds to the …

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eLearning Life

Thoughts on Blogging

A couple of years ago when I went back home for a vacation, my mom surprised me by bringing out a few of my journals from high school. Before emigrating to Canada I asked my parents to store for me a few keepsakes that I could not depart with but I had no room to …

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5 Things I Learned about eLearning

Transitioning from traditional in class teaching to online facilitation seems easy but requires a lot more preparation, developing proficiency in various communication tools and mobile technology and have a lot of confidence in dealing not only with the group that you can see but with the groups you can rarely meet face to face.  Understand and …

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Career Development eLearning

About ePortfolios

An ePortfolio is a digitized presentation of a student’s or instructor’s skills, capabilities, depth of knowledge of a subject and work experience. Portfolios have been around for a very long time. According to historians, Leonardo Da Vinci secured his position at the court of powerful Ludovico Sforza in Milan thanks to the way he presented …

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eLearning and Learning Theories

Attempting to design online or face to face courses for the adult learner without having any knowledge of the learning theories, seems to me that it is very much like attempting to fly a plane with little to no knowledge of gravity and aerodynamics forces. In order to teach, you need to know how they …

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Quality Management in eLearning

“The achievement of excellence has been considered as the cornerstone of universities” (Vlachopoulos, 2016). Quality in education is rather a complex, multidimensional concept as there is no one clear explanation of the term, nor one collective opinion but a number of approaches and interpretations. In a commercial context, customers would measure a few features of …

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eLearning versus Face to Face Learning

Professor World W. Web for Future Learning You might have heard of the saying: “Tell me and I will forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” While trying to sort my ideas and start this entry, my mind took me to this Chinese proverb and somehow, to me, it explains …

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10 Best Practices for Teaching Online

I remember a few years ago, when our program manager decided it was time to provide synchronous online workshops to our clients with full time jobs. We were hoping to have about 5 clients registered for every workshop but soon we had to put a cap to the number of registrants as we were flooded …

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