Archive for the ‘Faculty’ Category

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
Regional OER Conference coming to PCC
OER Regional Conferences: Registration Open – for immediate release Be a champion! Use open resources to reduce student costs Open Educational Resources – materials that are freely available on the web or in the library – benefit students immediately through cost savings and can be a great vehicle for faculty looking for new ways to […] Posted February 10, 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
Copyright conversations for faculty
Learn more about copyright for faculty with these TLC sessions in February. Posted January 27, 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
Discussion grid view is back!
Instructors (and students) will be glad to know that D2L has restored the grid view option for Discussions. This feature gives a better overview of overall discussion activity. It's removal was .... unpopular. Posted January 5, 2015