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 […]
The Engaging Learners with Powerful Technology Tools Series presents: “Are You Fighting Fragmentation? Organize Your Presentations with Prezi” Find out how faculty use this dynamic, non-linear presentation tool to engage learners. Presented by Bill Weaver and Greer Richardson.
Looking to connect with your online class quickly and effectively? Micro-lectures might be the answer. A micro-lectures is a short (several minutes or less) video that relates to the week’ s online activities. Couple an assignment with one, and you’ve got a great way to reach your students. To create a micro-lecture: List the […]
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 […]
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 […]