In learning, having an online community for a course can motivate learners and improve outcomes. Learning happens in discussions between people and in the social relationships that bind them. When learners have an online community they have broader possibilities to reach new sources of information. They can share new ideas, opinions and experiences...

If people are going to learn from your course, they have to be able to understand what you're telling them. Academia, especially, has a bad habit of producing articles that are unnecessarily wordy, complex and written in the passive voice. These articles are harder to read. The message is lost or misconstrued and learners are not engaged. We don't...

An oft-cited barrier to making online learning is the high cost to build an online course. But as Playcentre (a volunteer-based early childhood education group) found out, it doesn’t have to be that way! Gillian Croad, Training Coordinator for Playcentre worked with iQualify to re-imagine their existing face-to-face workshop model to increase acces...