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Example Courses

Have you ever wondered what a really well-designed course looks like? These NC State courses have all been certified through the nationally recognized Quality Matters...

Step-by-Step Online Course Creation Guide

This guide covers basic steps for creating an online course at NC State. The resources will help you incorporate some best practices and instructional design...

Best Practices for Designing Your Moodle Course

Overview How can you use Moodle to best organize and present your course content? How can Moodle help you achieve your instructional goals? In this...

Overall Course Design

Do you need to create an online course? Are you looking to improve the design of your Moodle course? Check out these guides, resources, and...

Commonly Used Instructional Design Models

Instructional design (ID) models provide structure to learning goals. The models are based on various learning theories in the realms of behaviorism, cognitivism, and constructivism...

Active Learning

Active learning is an approach that engages students in the learning process, and is often thought of as an alternative to conventional lectures. Commonly accepted...