Distance education and online learning is a big trend in the education world. It is important to understand the context of distance education.
Part 1: Explainer Video
Research and find a free online resource to create a 2-3-minute explainer video. The purpose of this video should be to explain this topic in a fun and engaging way. The explainer video should include the following topics:
- What is distance learning? What is online learning? How can they differ?
- What different types of online learning experiences are currently available for students? How have these experiences and school types evolved historically?
- Best practices in the planning and design of online learning experiences.
- What trends and developments suggest the direction of online learning, specifically for higher education?
Part 2: Reflection
In 250-500 words, reflect on best practices when designing and planning online learning experiences. Consider what you learned when creating your explainer video. Additionally, explain the general role of new and diverse media in online learning environments.
Support your findings with 3-4 scholarly resources.
Submit this assignment as one deliverable, providing the link to your video with your reflection.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required