Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Orientation
  2. What is an online tutorial?
    1. Examples of online tutorials
    2. Why create online tutorials?
    3. Software for creating online tutorials
  3. Demonstration - Two approaches
    1. Example 1. How does the EU work? - Present and Test Version
    2. Example 2. How does the EU work? - Interactive version
    3. Which approach is better?
  4. Principles for creating effective tutorials
    1. Create a simulated conversation between learner and teacher
    2. Involve learners actively
    3. Work with what learners already know
    4. Manage the flow of the learning conversation
    5. Go from the particular to the general (at least sometimes)
  5. Applying the principles - some examples
    1. Example - working with what the learners already know
    2. Example - going from the particular to the general
    3. Examples - Involving learners actively
  6. The process of creating tutorials
    1. A possible model
  7. Practical Hints and Tips
    1. Images and Video
    2. General tips
  8. Summary
  9. References
  10. Participating Institutions