๐Ÿ‘ How much โ€˜workโ€™ should my online course be for me and my students?

Liked How much โ€˜workโ€™ should my online course be for me and my students? by dave dave (davecormier.com)

Those 6 total work hours are going to work out to 90 hours of work over an average term of 15 weeks. (please note, the Carnegie unit wants that to be 120 hours, but weโ€™re going to ignore that). We have 90 hours to work with over the term for a course. How do you want to break that down? Itโ€™s going to be drastically different for different courses and styles. But whatever youโ€™re teaching, keep trying to think about it from the perspective of what a student is actually going TO DO.

Simple break downย (not quite 90, yes i know)

Watch 3 hours of video* โ€“ 5 hours
Read stuff โ€“ 20 hours
Listen to me talk โ€“ 15 hours
Talk with other students in a group โ€“ 15 hours
Write reflections about group chat โ€“ 7.5 hours
Respond to other peopleโ€™s reflections โ€“ 7.5 hours
Work on a term paper โ€“ 10 hours
Do weekly quiz โ€“ 3 hours
Write take home mid-term โ€“ 3 hours
Write take home final โ€“ 3 hours

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