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picture of someone writing on computer Looking for more in-depth discussions?
Greg discusses some ways to improve your class discussions Posted July 18, 2016
class_progress_detail Course Access History update
A new feature in D2L Brightspace allows you to see how often your students are specifically accessing your course, not just D2L. Posted July 5, 2016
Image of sign post set of arrows with "coaching" at the top Mentoring? Coaching? Future steps for our mentor program
Are you aware of our Online Faculty Mentor program? Do you know there‚Äôs a faculty mentor responsible for each discipline […] Posted May 23, 2016
Connect with your students, even if they are bears Try Collaborate Ultra a better online rooms experience 4
The new version of Collaborate greatly reduces the complexity in offering online office hours and group work. Posted May 16, 2016
faculty member Jeff Edwards records an intro video from his home computer. He's wearing a hat. Weekly video clips 8
Jeff Edwards shares how he personalizes his online classes using weekly video clips. Posted May 9, 2016
Faculty discussion Faculty development at Valencia College: Could PCC do something similar? 3
Steve Beining talks about Faculty Development at PCC and compares it to Valencia's strong catalog of development opportunities. Posted April 18, 2016
"" Simple instructions for accessibility compliance of your online course content
Some quick answers to questions about accessibility in online classes from Karen Sorensen. Posted April 17, 2016
Allison Gross, English instructor An interview with Allison Gross 3
Peter sits down with English and Writing instructor Allison Gross to talk about how she approaches her online courses differently than her face to face classes. Posted April 4, 2016
four examples of Q and A Widgets Adding a Q&A Widget to your course
Rondi shares how to set up a Question and Answer widget in your D2L course to help students find the answers to common questions and also ask questions anonymously if they aren't comfortable with email or public discussion posts. Posted November 23, 2015
videos Designing News items in D2L
Improve your use of the News tool in D2L. Posted November 9, 2015