Most online learning platforms, or learning management systems, allow you to customize your account including your privacy and notification settings. Taking time to determine who will be able to access certain resources as well as when you will be notified of activity on your account is an important step in creating an online course.
- [Voiceover] In this video, I wanna quickly go over…another factor that you should consider…when setting up your online course…and that is to customize your settings.…I'm going to use Schoology LMS as an example,…but within almost every Learning Management System…you'll have the ability to customize your privacy settings…and notification settings.…And it should look pretty similar.…Here, I'm going to go over to my name,…and click on Notifications.…So the first thing I want to do…is customize my notification settings.…In other words, what will I be notified of?…And it's telling me that I'll receive an email…when course updates are posted…and this is turned on.…
The next one is course comments…on updates, assignments, or discussions.…That is currently off.…I'm going to turn that one on.…And after that, you can scroll down…and see whether or not a test or quiz is submitted.…Do you want that on or off?…A user joins your course.…Course content created.…There are notifications for groups,…for school updates,…and personal ones such as…
Staff author Oliver Schinkten draws the connections between high-quality instruction and online education. He provides a framework for creating a digital classroom—with or without a learning management system—and guidance to get students interacting with the course material, the instructor, and each other. Collaboration is the key to making the learning experience more dynamic. Oliver also shows how to incorporate digital resources and the latest ed tech into your classroom, and make sure the lessons are accessible to students of all ability levels.
- What is online education?
- Why does online education succeed?
- Understanding learning management systems
- Incorporating technology in the classroom
- Setting guidelines and expectations about online courses
- Writing learning outcomes and learning objectives
- Sharing and curating files and resources
- Tracking student progress
- Engaging students
- Fostering communication
- Providing feedback
- Making learning accessible to students with disabilities