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Panel Discussion: Using Problem-Based, Real-World Activities in Online Classes

Join this panel discussion for an opportunity to hear from several faculty who have taught online using Problem-Based Learning where they use …

Designing productive tasks in authentic learning environments

Dr Jan Herrington is a Professor of Education at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia, where she teaches in the educational technology area …

eCAFE is open now, through Thursday, November 7, 2013.

The online Course and Faculty Evaluation System (eCAFE) is open now, through Thursday, November 7, 2013. To use the system, please log in to eCAFE at …

DE Committee Minutes – September 2013

Ecafe Is OPEN

eCafe is open for instructors turn on/off their personal evaluations and select questions.<p><b>Instructor Setup</b><p>Tuesday, October 15, 2013 – Thursday, …

Examples of Authentic Online Learning Activites

Below are videos of each faculty member describing their authentic learning activities. The presenter was asked to describe their project, and …

Posting videos online is becoming a mainstream. YouTube Capture makes it simple!

<b>Recording a video</b><p>When you first open YouTube Capture, you’ll be prompted to rotate your phone to landscape mode to record video. (This feature can be …

Upload videos - YouTube Help

Upload instructions and settings<p>Upload videos<br>• Upload videos longer than 15 minutes<br>• Upload High Dynamic Range (HDR) videos<br>• Use webcam to record …

Webinar Recording: Designing productive tasks in authentic learning environments with Jan Herrington.

Dr Jan Herrington is a Professor of Education at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia, where she teaches in the educational technology area …

Authentic Learning in Online Courses

Eric A. Tremblay,wrote an informative post with resources for creating authentic online learning activities. He reviews Jan Herringtons online …

Critical thinking requires critical questioning

Textbooks should not drive instruction

Amy Cavender<p>Studies have indicated that, on average, 90% of the decisions made about instruction are a result of the textbook chosen. But textbooks …

Engaging Students in Taking Ownership of Content Through Thinking…

A key insight into content (and into thinking) is that all content represents a distinctive mode of thinking. Math becomes intelligible as one learns …

Sample Rubrics for Discussions

Debbie Morrison, as a followup from her webinar, provided these resources for rubrics from various higher ed colleges. They are good resources for …

How to Make Your Online Course a Community of Inquiry

How to Promote Critical Thinking in the Online Classroom

Webinar Description:Strategies for promoting critical thinking among online students are shared and discussed in this Webinar. Participants will …

Reform Symposium Conference (RSCON), a free online three day event.

2013 REFORM SYMPOSIUM E-CONFERENCE (RSCON4)<p>October 11 – 13, 2013. http://www.reformsymposium.com<p>The lineup of keynote speakers, panelists, and …

Just Not Relevant? Who’s Not Online and Why

As of May 2013, 15% of American adults ages 18 and older do not use the internet or email.<p>Asked why they do not use the internet:<p>34% of non-internet …

Awesome Free Screenshots with Diigo

a complete site redesign which includes numerous usability and aesthetic improvements<p>a redesign of the company logo and brand image to emphasize our …

The Art of Blogging: How to Connect, Interact, and Build Rapport with your Students

Experience how to blog to build rapport by connecting and interacting with others. Participants will reflect on how they can blog to build rapport …

Put on warning with serious criticism of online courses.

On Tuesday September 23rd Keoki Kerr, from Hawaii News Now, posted this online. EXCLUSIVE: Honolulu Community College put on warning by accreditation …

How to Teach Online Week 2 Review: Build Rapport with Your Distance Learners

Principles of Effective Online Teaching: Best Practices in Distance Education

Teaching online for the first time is a little like trying to drive a car in a foreign country. You know how to drive, just like you know how to …

Teaching Online is Critical – A Recipe for Making the Connection with your Learners

• Part 1. I write an email message to the students the week before class. The purpose is five-fold: 1) to confirm their email address on file is …

So how do teachers close the “distance” gap and build rapport?

Discussion on<p>the importance of intro videos (can be simple….recorded with an iPhone or iPad) and provide 10 tips to recording to set the students up …

Use Human Touch to Engage Online Students

Online instructors first need to be engaged if they want their students engaged. Learn how “human touch” serves to get everyone engaged. Human touch …

Get ready for eCAFE! Instructor setup begins October 15.

Why we Teach Online

The real promise of online education, experts say, is providing learning experiences that are more tailored to individual students than is possible …

Similarities and Differences between MOOCs and Credit Online Courses

The recent hype around MOOCs would suggest that online learning has just been discovered. However, we now have more than 20 years experience of …

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• What to do if a course/tab is missing? video<br>• How do I add someone to my course/site? video | text<br>• How do I remove students from my course/site? video | …