Archive for the ‘Best practices’ Category

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
LMS tricks from Northwest ELearning LMS tricks from Northwest ELearning
Use these browser tricks to simplify your work flow around LMS. Start with these 5 and follow to www.edtech2020.org for many more. This is the resource site of Tim Chase from Baker Charter Schools. We met him this fall at Northwest e-Learning conference. Posted January 26, 2015
Announcing the Start Guide for Online Learners Announcing the Start Guide for Online Learners
Starting January 20th, First time online students will need to complete the Virtual Backpack/Start Guide for Online Learners before they can register for their first online class. Posted January 20, 2015
Bloom's rose, a new way of looking at Bloom's taxonomy Using taxonomies to develop your teaching 1
Bloom's taxonomy moves from a pyramid to a rose, and Hampel and Stickler offer a taxonomy for online instruction. Posted January 12, 2015