Archive for the ‘Distance Education’ Category

D2L files in the file manager and on the desktop Back it up
Back up your course. An irrefutable best practice. Posted April 14, 2014
A drawing of a chalkboard with the words best practices written on it with cursive script Best Practice? A BEST way to teaching something to everyone? 3
Reflection on the phrase "Best Practice" and how it relates to good practice, smart practice, continuous improvement, and the role of our department and this blog. Posted April 9, 2014
image of drone asking for ID and password Drone proctoring now available 14
See the new drone proctoring service available for remote online students. Posted April 1, 2014
Decorative image of a film projector Great tips for creating educationally effective audio/video content
Audio and video instructional materials can enhance your courses, increase engagement, and improve learning outcomes if used effectively. Posted March 17, 2014
Using the Wiris equation editor in D2L
Try this java-free equation editor in your online class. Posted March 16, 2014
Using web conferencing tools to enhance students’ experiences Using web conferencing tools to enhance students’ experiences
Web collaboration tools can be used to overcome some of the limitations of online courses, and can support effective learning and training opportunities at the college. Posted March 10, 2014
Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Accessibility
Get information on Open Educational Resources (OERs) that support accessibility and reduce costs for students through these free webinars. Posted March 6, 2014
Desire2Learn 10.3 upgrade coming this summer
See the updates coming to Desire2Learn 10.3, which PCC will be upgrading to in June 2014. Posted March 4, 2014
Screen shot of stats for student Who’s Using the Content Area in Your Class?
Find out which content your students are viewing in your course with this nifty report. Posted March 3, 2014
How can we keep up with what technology has to offer? 1
A collection of options for exploring new technology in the higher education realm. Posted February 24, 2014