Title: Creating Student-Centered Online Courses

Year of Publication: March - 2014
Page Numbers: 154-160
Authors: Anita Samuel
Conference Name: The Third International Conference on E-Learning and E-Technologies in Education (ICEEE2014)
- Malaysia


As universities reach out to global audiences with online courses, it is crucial to create online courses that will ensure student success and student retention. Successful courses are not merely content rich. They need to be structured and presented appropriately for the online environment. Course design needs to incorporate content diversity, provide support services, and create a welcoming and immersive experience for students. This presentation considers how these various factors come together and are implemented in designing an online course.