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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
Image of the cover of the book The Online Teaching Survival Guide The four phases of an online course
In this week's post, Peter discusses the stages of life for an online class and shares some literature that may be useful to online instructors. Posted November 2, 2015
Eyes Big Brother’s Toolbox 1
Math faculty member and DL mentor Ann Cary shares some tips for using D2L's tracking and progress tools to see how engaged students are. Posted October 26, 2015