What are the main topics, concepts and principles you want to cover in your course? How will you organize your instructional material into a series of lessons or study units for online distance students? The resources on this page provide an introduction to presenting your instructional material in text or multimedia formats. Talk to your Course Team about appropriate use of text and multimedia.
Resources in PDF and Multimedia
- Presenting Instructional Material
- Media Elements Defined
A twelve-minute presentation illustrating how to use media for instructional purposes.
- Designing Instructional Articles in Online Courses for Adult Learners defines the “instructional article” as a teaching strategy for online education and provides guidelines on how to develop them.
- How Users Read the Web (Jakob Nielsen) presents research on how people read online, and offers some tips on how to write content for the web