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Greg Kaminski

Contact info: gkaminsk@pcc.edu

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Greg Kaminski

Online Learning: online course design consultant, coordinator of Online Faculty Mentors, Quality Matters facilitator, interactive teaching practices enthusiast.

Articles (25):

Megan Savage Fostering Community During Crisis 2
In part 2, Megan shares guiding principles for learning during a crisis along with a key strategy for connecting with students at the beginning of a term. Posted November 23, 2020
Image of dog at a computer Creating Connection via Zoom: Better Breakout Rooms 8
English faculty Megan Savage shares a few techniques to improve connection in remote instruction using breakout groups. Don't miss this one. Posted November 10, 2020
Screenshot of VoiceThread logo Humanize your course discussions with VoiceThread
Greg Kaminski shares information on using VoiceThread to humanize your online courses. Posted May 20, 2020
hybrid graphic showing concentric circles for online, classroom and hybrid What’s up with hybrids at PCC? 7
Greg and Paul share an update on the status of hybrid courses at PCC in March 2020. Posted March 9, 2020
In a box Take your discussions out of the box
Tired of reading the same tedious responses to your discussion topics? Do your students tire of following the same formula, […] Posted November 26, 2018
A student cheating on a paper exam by looking at notes on his hand. Beware: Your testbank questions are out there 6
Greg talks about an increasingly common type of cheating during online exams. Posted June 5, 2018
decorative vector illustration of media production elements Video resources and customizing the start/end time 2
Greg Kaminski describes a few rich video sources and shows you how to share just a portion of a video with your students. Posted January 22, 2018
Personalized audio feedback takes very little time and helps engage online students with course content and instructors. Use your voice to share that you care
Studies have shown that high among the traits students value in an instructor is “care” for their learning. Indeed, a […] Posted August 14, 2017
Picture of social loafing on a team project Don’t make me do group work!
This post covers ways to reduce loafing in online group projects and other practices for improving group projects. Posted May 22, 2017
Picture of variety of yummy ice cream The various flavors of course development 2
Explore the different course development options at PCC Posted March 13, 2017