How to Choose a Platform to Host Your Course

How to Choose a Platform to Host Your Course

One of the top questions that I get asked these days is what platform I recommend. Sometimes it’s premature, meaning the course isn’t even created and people spend way too much time worrying about the course platform when they don’t even have a plan....
How to Choose the Most Effective Tech Tools

How to Choose the Most Effective Tech Tools

Do you look like this when you are thinking about integrating the technology into your online course? My confession: I am a technology nerd! True story. But I can relate to the feelings above. We all have from time to time. Turns out that’s a good thing because...
4 Tips for Choosing Your Course Format

4 Tips for Choosing Your Course Format

You’ve got your course idea, you’ve done your mind mapping and research and set some goals. Now what? This is where you need to decide on your course format. Will it be a self-study course, a group study course/program, or an evergreen style? Here’s...
Goals in Course Development

Goals in Course Development

When creating an online course, once you have nailed down your idea through some brainstorming or mind mapping, and put some time in to understanding what it is you want to teach, it’s time to get clear on the why. This is important! Why do people need this...
Map Out Your Online Course

Map Out Your Online Course

You’ve decided you want to create an online course in your niche but where do you start? I mean it’s obvious there are many moving parts and pieces that have to fit together, but what exactly do you need to do first? Not knowing how to start a project can...
5 Benefits of Using Backchannels in Your Online Course

5 Benefits of Using Backchannels in Your Online Course

Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash There are many ways to promote engagement in an online course but one of my favourite ways is to create a backchannel. If you haven’t heard of a backchannel before, it’s a way to offer an opportunity for your...