Credit: iStock.com/klyaksun
Credit: iStock.com/klyaksun

Online courses are normally designed from an institutional template of common elements without reference to any particular subject matter. But this lack of context can get repetitive and boring. Faculty can instead design their courses with a theme that unifies the elements and pulls in the student. We have helped create a number of thematic courses and will discuss how to impart a theme to a course to increase interest and lower student anxiety in online courses.


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