Tag Archive for "best practice"

Be Brave. Be Bold. Tweet! Be Brave. Be Bold. Tweet! 12
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? 3
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
Learning contracts for online learners 3
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
Audio 10 free eLearning audio and video tools for teachers 1
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