Archive for November, 2013

Choosing Due Dates Choosing Due Dates 1
The due dates you set for your course can have a significant impact on student success. Posted November 25, 2013
Publishers and the (in)accessibility of their online materials
Educational content must be accessible to all students. What does accessible mean, and what questions should I ask my publisher? Posted November 18, 2013
feedback icon Providing timely feedback to students
This week’s topic may come across as a “well duh” concept, but timely feedback from an instructor is identified over and over as an important way to keep students engaged. Posted November 12, 2013
Meeting students virtually through "Online Rooms" Meeting students virtually through “Online Rooms”
One characteristic of classroom learning that students and instructors miss in the online world is face-to-face synchronous interaction. Direct interaction with the instructor as well as with other students can stimulate engagement with the course content. When students are engaged in the learning experience, retention will improve. While it might not be possible for online […] Posted November 4, 2013