Archive for August, 2014
Faculty learning communities: an opportunity for professional growth
- Connect with other faculty to build your online teaching skills. Communities of practice help break down silos.
Posted August 25, 2014
“Applying the Quality Matters Rubric” – Online workshop for Oregon CC instructors
- I am pleased to announce the next opportunity for online instructors at PCC and other community colleges in Oregon to participate in the online workshop “Applying the Quality Matters Rubric.” The workshop will start on Tuesday, October 28th and end two weeks later. It will be facilitated jointly by Kristen Kane (Columbia Gorge CC), Tani […]
Posted August 21, 2014
10 free eLearning audio and video tools for teachers
- There are many really useful Audio and Video tools that you can find for free or that might already be on your computer. This article lists 10 free Audio and Video applications, and I explain some pros and cons of these applications.
Posted August 18, 2014
The power of choice in the online classroom
- Allowing students to use "Open Inquiry" to explore course-related math concepts has improved student understanding, allows students to chose activities that fit their need, and it has improved rapport in the online class.
Posted August 11, 2014
Space, time, learning and support
- Distance students take courses more because of time than because of distance. Serving these students means finding new models for support.
Posted August 4, 2014