There’s a reason websites like Udemy, Master Class, and Coursera are popular learning platforms despite their imperfections: they’re user-friendly. The process of registering for a course, accessing that course, and bookmarking segments is easy. Master Class, in particular, has an extremely user-friendly interface for communicating with other course participants.
Although these platforms are intended for simple instruction, online universities can learn much from the way they work. The interface designs are modern, smooth, and intuitive. The graphics are pixel-perfect, and modules are indexed within a clickable navigation system. Compared to these learning platforms, university platforms are due for an upgrade. [Read more…]