Archive for the ‘Distance Education’ Category
To Wrap or not to Wrap, is that the question?
- Improve your page layout by wrapping text around images.
Posted October 6, 2014
Distance Learning Faculty- Get paid to create video for your course!
- Congratulations to the 2013/14 participants of Video Camp! Check out their wonderful productions: Roger Anunsen, Gerontology “The Aging Mind” Playlist Tatiana Snyder, Psychology “What is a Sports Psychologist?” and “What is a Forensic Psychologist?” Glenn Johnson, Health & Physical Education – “Exercises with Proper Form Series” Playlist Do you want to create beautiful and […]
Posted October 1, 2014
PCC offering free MOOC for online educators
- Web Accessibility MOOC for Online Educators (#WAMOE) Registration opens today! Free 5 week course from October 20 to November 22. WAMOE! We are excited to announce that PCC’s Distance Education department is partnering with D2L to offer a free Web Accessibility MOOC for Online Educators (Twitter hashtag: #WAMOE). This MOOC provides educators with practical, hands-on […]
Posted September 29, 2014
Learning contracts for online learners
- Learning contracts are an alternative to the "take it or leave it" terms of a traditional syllabus. The real power of a learning contract is in reaching a learner at her level at the beginning of the learning experience.
Posted September 29, 2014
Webinar: 104 Best Practices for D2L Technology on Sept. 23rd
- Check out these great tips for using D2L as you start the academic year.
Posted September 16, 2014
Faculty learning communities: an opportunity for professional growth
- Connect with other faculty to build your online teaching skills. Communities of practice help break down silos.
Posted August 25, 2014
“Applying the Quality Matters Rubric” – Online workshop for Oregon CC instructors
- I am pleased to announce the next opportunity for online instructors at PCC and other community colleges in Oregon to participate in the online workshop “Applying the Quality Matters Rubric.” The workshop will start on Tuesday, October 28th and end two weeks later. It will be facilitated jointly by Kristen Kane (Columbia Gorge CC), Tani […]
Posted August 21, 2014
10 free eLearning audio and video tools for teachers
- There are many really useful Audio and Video tools that you can find for free or that might already be on your computer. This article lists 10 free Audio and Video applications, and I explain some pros and cons of these applications.
Posted August 18, 2014
The power of choice in the online classroom
- Allowing students to use "Open Inquiry" to explore course-related math concepts has improved student understanding, allows students to chose activities that fit their need, and it has improved rapport in the online class.
Posted August 11, 2014
Space, time, learning and support
- Distance students take courses more because of time than because of distance. Serving these students means finding new models for support.
Posted August 4, 2014