technology tip of the month Using Storyboards in Online Course Design
Virgil E. Varvel Jr.


In addition to personal experience, the following resources were referred to in the development of my methods and other information in this article.

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arrow image Introduction
arrow image Why Use Storyboards
arrow image Creating Storyboards
arrow image Putting Storyboards into Practice
arrow image Simplified Storyboard Template
arrow image Example Storyboards
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