2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Last week we kicked-off the 2019 Talented Learning Awards by honoring the best learning systems in our first category – corporate extended enterprise systems. And this week the celebration continues, as we recognize excellence in our second category – continuing education systems. However, today we’re excited to shine a light on exceptional continuing education systems because they are our lifeblood. Why Are Continuing Education Systems Special?

10 Secrets of Online Course Design from Award-Winning MOOCs

WBT Systems

Typically, a MOOC features a course syllabus, in this case, a ten-week lesson plan with assigned reading (poems), instructor-created video content, discussion forum, peer-reviewed writing assignments, and quizzes. Once a week, Filreis and the TAs participate in a live webcast from the Kelly Writers House on the Penn campus. Students can participate in the live webcasts. Students who live nearby are encouraged to attend the webcasts in person.

Increase Member Engagement with an Online Learning Challenge

WBT Systems

When you invite members to participate in a learning challenge, and guide and support them throughout the challenge, they’ll become more comfortable with online learning and your learning management system (LMS). Daily emails that include links to lessons, recorded videos, and assignments; challenge tips and motivational messages; save-the-date info for livestreaming videos/webcasts; and the challenge’s social hashtag.