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results from Start Guide viewed on a tablet Updated Online Start Guide Data
Students who completed the Start Guide for Fall 2015 did better in their online classes than those from fall 2014 who did not take it. Success! Posted May 24, 2016
Image of sign post set of arrows with "coaching" at the top Mentoring? Coaching? Future steps for our mentor program
Are you aware of our Online Faculty Mentor program? Do you know there‚Äôs a faculty mentor responsible for each discipline […] Posted May 23, 2016
Connect with your students, even if they are bears Try Collaborate Ultra a better online rooms experience 4
The new version of Collaborate greatly reduces the complexity in offering online office hours and group work. Posted May 16, 2016
common cartridge icon Virtual Backpack now available with CC-By License
You can now access the PCC Virtual Backpack as a common cartridge download to adapt within your own LMS. Posted May 10, 2016
icon continuous delivery D2L CD update 10.6.1 for May 2016 1
The updates in 10.6.1 are much better than the boring ones from April. Check out the discussion rubric score update. Posted May 10, 2016
faculty member Jeff Edwards records an intro video from his home computer. He's wearing a hat. Weekly video clips 8
Jeff Edwards shares how he personalizes his online classes using weekly video clips. Posted May 9, 2016
Accessible template syllabus page Creating an effective and accessible webpage for D2L
Do you have a plain lecture page in your course? Would you like to make your page pretty, consistent, and accessible like this? Learn what you need to do to create a nice looking webpage in 30 minutes. Posted May 2, 2016
Final-Grades-Unreleased Releasing Final Grades (Running Points) in D2L grade book
Releasing final grades to students is one of the most frequent questions that we hear from our instructors about D2L. Review this simple procedure in the post. Posted April 25, 2016
icon continuous delivery D2L CD update 10.6 for April 2016
Nothing exciting to report in the April CD update to D2L. Posted April 21, 2016
Faculty discussion Faculty development at Valencia College: Could PCC do something similar? 3
Steve Beining talks about Faculty Development at PCC and compares it to Valencia's strong catalog of development opportunities. Posted April 18, 2016