Creating educational content is an important element of teaching an online class.

Some types of content include:

  • Text
  • Links to online resources (websites, databases, list-servs, online communities)
  • Assignments (and accompanying rubrics)
  • Announcements
  • Course Documents (hand-outs, readings, pdfs, etc)
  • Images
    • Pictures, photos, etc
** Educational Animations: a visual way for learners to remember information presented in an animated form. It can also be used to engage the learners or increase motivation. PowerPoint now offers a simple way to create animations.