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Where to Find Stock Photos, Icons, Illustrations, and Music for Your Course

As a course creator, you're going to spend a lot of time looking for images. From your slides to blog posts to your sales pages, you'll need a variety of high quality images, and depending on what...

October 9, 2020 | 4 min read | Read


Essential Audio and Video Gear for Course Creators

You've decided to create an online course, and are wondering how to get started. Specifically, how to get started recording video content. You might be asking, "what equipment do I need to start...

August 14, 2020 | 10 min read | Read


Production Tips to Save You Hours of Editing

One of the most surprising parts of creating a course is how time consuming it is to create high quality multimedia. From working on thousands of courses over the last 10 years, I've learned a lot of...

August 5, 2020 | 6 min read | Read


Three Lessons Online Teachers Should Learn from CS50

I highly recommend reading The New Yorker profile of David Malan and Harvard's CS50. The article contains a lot of wisdom for online course creators, from one of the true innovators in the field of...

July 24, 2020 | 6 min read | Read


Why You Should Pilot Test Your Course Before Production

You've finished recording your course and are preparing to launch. You've asked a few trusted members of your network to preview the course, and they have notes. In fact, they've found some problems...

July 13, 2020 | 5 min read | Read


Four Ways to Make Personalized, Adaptive Online Courses

Most online courses provide a one-size-fits-all experience through self-paced modules. The future is personalized, adaptive learning. At some point, that future will probably look like sophisticated...

July 9, 2020 | 2 min read | Read