Virtual Communities Recap

In yesterday’s Teaching and Learning Center’s session on virtual communities, the group defined community, discussed the challenges present in a virtual environment, and brainstormed strategies for meeting some of these challenges. Key points from the session: Community stems from a sense of safety within a class and includes shared goals to foster a connection among […]

Writing Objectives in Reverse

Most people think that writing objectives is the first step of any content design process. And generally it is. Crafting objectives, selecting content that ties to them, and writing an assessment to evaluate the objectives is a very logical work flow. However, occasions arise when you just can’t get the objectives right. You’re stuck. Now […]

Easy Images for your Instruction

Audience? Check. Great content? Check. Imagery to support your content? Eh, where do I get some of that? There are many ways of finding images for your content. You could just search on Google or Bing.  But who owns those images and what if you only need part of an image?  No money for stock photos?  Don’t […]