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A custom gmail label for a writing course Using your PCC Gmail account like a boss, part 2
Learn how to use a custom address to improve filtering of your class email. Posted November 7, 2016
candy eyeballs from the royalty free collection Royalty Free Media: More Than Eye Candy
Using royalty free media in your online courses can be a copyright safe treat. Learn some tricks for using these resources in your online teaching practice via a brief selection of prior best practices blog posts. Posted October 31, 2016
the Contacts menu in gmail Using your PCC Gmail account like a boss, part 1 2
Learn how to create a contact group in your PCC gmail to easily mail students. Posted October 24, 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
Fall Faculty Learning Communities: Focus on Rubrics
Learn about rubrics and create one to use in your online course. Posted October 2, 2015
A screen-shoot of Brightspace by D2L Community web site. Bright orange is a color for Brightspace logo. Among many other great resources you can find here a large collection of video tutorials on every D2L tool. Take a walk on a bright side! Brightspace video tutorials
There is a full assortment of video tutorials released by D2L can be found on the community.brightspace.com website and Brightspace Tutorials YouTube channel. Just search and find the answers to your D2L related questions. Posted May 18, 2015
D2L Mooc for effective practices using the learning environment
Learn more about the D2L Learning Environment and some effective practices from this free online MOOC. Posted April 7, 2015
KathyCasto Paperless classroom in 5 easy steps 3
Paperless Classroom practices can be adapted for your campus based course with 5 easy steps. Learn how it's done by Kathy Casto, an English/Reading/Writing instructor from PCC Southeast Campus. Posted March 16, 2015
A smorgasbord of strategies
Recent Faculty Learning Community discussions have created a wealth of ideas for improving your online course, your students' experience, and your own course management. Posted February 23, 2015