Tag Archive for "best practice"

Introducing a guide for new and experienced online instructors
Check out the new What Works Well in Teaching Online at PCC booklet that was created by the Distance Learning Advisory Council with feedback from faculty and staff. Posted September 28, 2015
Instructor presence: It can be ‘ruff’ for your online students…
Monica Marlo discusses the efficacy of using instructor intro videos in online classes based on recent research. Posted August 3, 2015
germ Inoculate before school starts!
Prevent germs by inoculating your course against inaccessible content. Posted July 27, 2015
A view of the class progress Finding non-engaged students (and imposters)
Use the Class View of the User Progress tool to get a view of student activity during the first week to identify students who are struggling, and maybe even an imposter! Posted June 30, 2015
How we read differently on the web How we read differently on the web 8
Peter discusses two things he's learned about writing for and reading on the web related to instructor responses and size and length of text blocks. Posted June 22, 2015
Title Slide of Camtasia Video Online Presentations Made Easy 3
Economics instructor and faculty mentor Rondi Schei talks about options for making presentations more engaging, including which tools she uses for her online classes. Posted May 11, 2015
Using Intelligent Agents 1
Learn more about intelligent agents in D2L Posted May 5, 2015
Massive Data & Video Engagement 6
Learn from MOOCs about media use and engagement. Posted April 27, 2015
Did you caption your video? Do you need to? Did you caption your video? Do you need to? 3
Distance Ed. has changed the requirement for faculty to caption their own videos. Read more about the change and how Distance Ed. and Disability Services are here to support you and your students. Posted April 21, 2015
New Encryption Algorithm for Student Records 2
Distance Education is rolling out a new service to use a new encryption algorithm to protect student records. Posted April 1, 2015