MTT68: How to Write an Online Course with Shawna Longo

MTT68: How to Write an Online Course with Shawna Longo

How to write and online course with Shawna Longo

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Today we welcome back Shawna Longo – a music educator from New Jersey – for the third time.  Shawna has just finished creating a full online course for Music First and I thought it would be great to have her on to share some tips for tackling course and lesson design when you’re starting from scratch.  

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Tips for creating learning materials:

  • Map out broad topics/areas first, then units, then individual lessons
  • Create a standard structure or guidelines for yourself
  • Provide more than one activity type so students can choose to showcase their knowledge in their preferred style
  • Design the course materials with generic instructions to give yourself flexibility in the future

 

Sharing Spotify playlists

  1. Locate the playlist
  2. Click/tap on the More button
  3. Choose Share
  4. Select Copy Playlist Link or Copy Embed Code (or one of the other options)

Spotify how to share playlist

 

Midnight Music Community: special rate for MTT podcast listeners

The Midnight Music Community (MMC) is an online space for music teachers interested in learning more about music technology.  There are online courses, lesson plans and lots of other resources for Chromebooks, iPads, Macs and PCs. Professional development certificates are available for all training undertaken by MMC members and I am in the Community everyday, personally answering questions and offering advice to members.

Access the special rate for podcast listeners here.

Music technology courses for teachers

 

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By |2018-10-23T09:05:10+00:00September 25th, 2018|Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|0 Comments

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I love to simplify technology for music teachers. I help teachers from all around the world through the Midnight Music Community - an online professional development community where teachers can take online courses, ask questions and receive personalised help for the music tech goals.

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