Eric
Eric Hudson
Eric Hudson is the Director of Teaching and Learning at GOA. His colleagues turn to Eric for even-keeled evaluation of a situation and solutions that account for many variables. Prior to GOA, Eric taught English at Kingswood Oxford and Buckingham Browne & Nichols Schools, where he spent seven years integrating technology into school classrooms. Connect with him on Twitter or LinkedIn.

Posts by Eric Hudson:

Teachers agree that a strong sense of community is a critical component of any successful class. Traditionally, though, communal activities are based on course content. We find a textbook or a novel, and we have lively discussions about it. We have an important lab to complete, and we group students and ask them to complete […]

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Online Learning
Instructional Design
Student Engagement

In this video, I highlight examples of course page design strategies, including ‘keeping it simple’, ‘using a variety of techniques’, and ‘delivering information in digestible bites’.

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Online Learning

In this video, I highlight examples of the design of assessments that are rigorous, innovative, interactive, and collaborative.

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Video - Teacher Feature

In this video, I highlight examples of teachers bringing outside resources and contributors to enrich course content and engage students.

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Online Learning

In this video, I highlight examples of teachers designing lessons and learning objectives with accountability in mind. This video is also featured on the Inspiration Lab Blog supported by the National Association of Independent Schools. http://inspirationlab.org/story/4702

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Online Learning
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In Finland, they call it takloot. In the Philippines, bayanihan. In Swahili, the word is harambee. The concept is communal work: members of a family, neighborhood, or town band together voluntarily to achieve a common objective, be it planning a wedding, building a barn, or helping a neighbor in need. It is social, it is […]

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Online Learning

In this video, I highlight examples of teachers framing lessons and learning objectives with great instructions.  

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Online Learning

Giving regular, meaningful feedback is one of the most challenging — and most important — aspects of online teaching. In this video, I highlight examples of teachers giving students great feedback.  

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Online Learning
Instructional Design
Making Connections
Student Engagement

Group work and projects build collaboration, communication, and problem solving skills. Group work is also a great way to create accountability, while at the same time facilitating relationship building among classmates. In this video, I highlight examples of instructional design, with an emphasis on group work. You can follow Eric on Twitter @EricGOA. Join the Conversation: […]

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Tips, Tricks, & Trends in Instructional Design (Part 2): Designing with the Student Experience in Mind Millions of words have been dedicated to understanding young people. Terms for who they are and what they care about abound: Millenial, Digital Native, Generation Y, etc. While these terms may be memorable, they are not particularly useful when […]

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Online Learning
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Making Connections
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