Prepping for the next academic year
Posted by Rondi Schei
The past year has been a challenging mad dash to figure out how to best deliver instructional material in a fully remote environment. Summer is a time when many of us re-visit our courses with a critical eye to see what we can improve for the next academic year. You may be thinking – where do I even start? So, I’ve put together a list for you to consider as you prep your courses for Fall.
- Increase your Online Presence
- Restructure your Online Discussions
- Revamp your assignment instructions for equitable student success
- Organize your instructional materials to make the most of D2L Brightspace
- Write module level learning outcomes
- Writing Course Goals/Learning Outcomes and Learning Objectives
- Bloom’s Taxonomy of Measurable Verbs
- Learning Objectives Builder (Arizona State U)
- Learning Outcome Generator (Indiana U)
- Learning Outcomes Generator (U Nevada)
- Improving the Zoom experience for students:
- Create more engaging slide decks for video and Zoom sessions:
- LinkedIn Learning via MyCareer@PCC:
- PowerPoint Designer
- Tips for Animating PowerPoint for Video:
- Read about what our students have said:
- What has made you feel successful in one of your classes?
- Quickpoll Results: What is expected of you
- Quickpoll Results: What have you struggled with in one of your current classes?
- Quickpoll Results: Is maintaining attendance in remote classes challenging?
- Quickpoll Results: Overall, how is remote learning going for you?