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Design Blueprint Examples

Coming soon! Note to Designing for Online Learning students: This page will contain examples of finalized “Design Blueprints” for you to browse for ideas for your own course.

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Creating a Design Blueprint

Coming soon! Note for Designing for Online Learning students: This page will contain a link to the forms that you filled out in Units 1 and 2 of Designing for Online Learning. We will make these forms available here so that you can use them to create an “Analyses Document” and a “Design Blueprint” for other courses…

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Moodle Books and Lessons

Moodle lessons and Moodle books are two common ways for presenting written content to students. Both are useful for different purposes. Moodle Books Moodle books are a great option when you want students to be able to easily navigate through the material. Moodle books have a table of contents sidebar where students can see the…

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Forum Subscriptions in Moodle

Moodle discussion forums are one of the primary ways that students interact with one another and with their facilitator in an online course. There are several forum subscription settings that you need to know about as a course designer. Subscription to a forum means that you receive an email whenever a user posts to that…

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Google Tools

At Horizon we frequently make use of Google tools to collaborate on projects. We find them so useful that we ask everyone who takes Designing for Online Learning to sign up for a Google account if they don’t already have one. Here are some of the Google tools we have found most useful for collaborative activities…

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