Tag Archive for "best practice"

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
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
Be Brave. Be Bold. Tweet! Be Brave. Be Bold. Tweet! 17
Social media is over hyped for sure. But used wisely it really can keep your D2L course fresh, current & fun. Why not give Twitter a try to complement your class content and boost student engagement? Posted November 17, 2014
Free BEER!! Free BEER!!
Enjoy free beer in your online class, assuming that BEER is Beautifully Engaging Education Resources. Monica looks at some excellent tools for finding open and engaging content in your course. Posted November 3, 2014
An anonymous student with his face wrapped in aluminium foil. Using BB Collaborate for assessment
Use BB Collaborate to assess your students and connect with them more personally. Posted October 27, 2014
Faculty Learning Communities for online instructors
Join a faculty learning community to connect with other online instructors. Posted October 20, 2014
High Efficency Efficiency or Bust 5
Ann Cary discusses the challenge of efficiency in course management and assessment to improve student success. Posted October 13, 2014
to wrap or not to wrap image To Wrap or not to Wrap, is that the question? 4
Improve your page layout by wrapping text around images. Posted October 6, 2014
WAMOE logo 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