Archive for the ‘Best practices’ Category

Did you caption your video? Do you need to? Did you caption your video? Do you need to? 3
Distance Ed. has changed the requirement for faculty to caption their own videos. Read more about the change and how Distance Ed. and Disability Services are here to support you and your students. Posted April 21, 2015
What about Font? What about Font? 2
Jim Johnsone talk about typesetting for your online content. Posted April 13, 2015
What’s going on in the world of LMSs? 5
Peter explores what's happening regionally with LMS adoption at other colleges and universities as well as trends overall in the market. Posted April 6, 2015
Paperless classroom in 5 easy steps Paperless classroom in 5 easy steps 3
Paperless Classroom practices can be adapted for your campus based course with 5 easy steps. Learn how it's done by Kathy Casto, an English/Reading/Writing instructor from PCC Southeast Campus. Posted March 16, 2015
The learning analytics cycle Using small data 2
Forget big data. Use small data like class access or quiz scores to improve student learning through the learning analytics cycle. Posted March 9, 2015
a hand writing on paper More than chicken scratch: the benefits of hand-written work in an online class (and some apps that assist!) 8
Math faculty Ann Cary discusses the benefits of, and methods to support using hand-written work in an online class. Posted March 2, 2015
A smorgasbord of strategies
Recent Faculty Learning Community discussions have created a wealth of ideas for improving your online course, your students' experience, and your own course management. Posted February 23, 2015
President George Washington Presidents with Disabilities
In honor of Presidents Day, Karen looks at which past U.S. Presidents had disabilities, and suggests ways to help make that opportunity available to your students. Posted February 16, 2015
What do you think about online course materials sharing? What do you think about online course materials sharing? 1
Steve looks at the merits and demerits of course sharing to kick off a conversation with the larger college. Posted February 9, 2015
Get Googly with Google Docs Get Googly with Google Docs
Get Googly with Google Docs! Learn some neat tips to uncover some hidden features in Google Docs for research and turn your class into paperless classroom. Posted February 2, 2015