Using SkyDrive to Host Instructional Content

Editor’s Note: This post was updated on May 23, 2013 to include newer versions of the SkyDrive instructions. Since we originally posted about SkyDrive, there has been increased interest in how this tool might be useful for hosting instructional content. Here are some step-by-step guides to get you started. If you are unsure whether SkyDrive […]

Using Blackboard to share graded items

Blackboard’s Grade Center provides a secure (and FERPA compliant) method of sharing grade information and feedback with students.  Using the Grade Center and the My Grades tool, you can allow students to track their ongoing progress. Here’s what students see in My Grades:  Here’s what instructors see in the Grade Center: This document, FERPA and […]

Tools for Getting and Giving Feedback

This academic year, I have had the chance to participate in the Graduate Faculty Reading Group. This group of dedicated faculty reads book selections related to teaching at the graduate level and then we meet about once a month to discuss the book as well as general teaching practices and techniques. This semester we are […]