Author Archives: Pat Reid

Feedback: “Nice job. I enjoyed reading this. A-“

I took a cohort program for my master’s and had the same instructor for 4 or 5 courses. Each assignment was an essay. On every essay I got exactly the same feedback – absolutely no comments on grammar or specific … Continue reading

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Considering e-Texts for your class? Consider these points…

Many of us have a tendency to think that if we adopt an eText format for our class textbooks we will be more innovative and provide the students a cheaper service. Here are some common assumptions (if you are interested … Continue reading

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3 More Outlook Tips: Just Trying to Organize my Life a Little!

Threaded conversations, double-filing, & the OHIO rule 1. Threaded Conversations on your Desktop You know how we tend to have a lot of emails back-and-forth about the same thing and they fill up our inbox and following the thread is … Continue reading

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Technology: What students know vs. what we want them to know

One of the common technology disconnects we see is faculty expectations compared to student abilities. One of the possible reasons for this is the types of technologies student most commonly use compared with the types of technologies we want them … Continue reading

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Taming Outlook Email Addressing

Ok – not really, but this may help… Let’s start with email… Apologies to Lindsay. A few weeks ago I sent him an email unintentionally. Well, I intended the email, just not to him! I sent it to the wrong … Continue reading

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Redesign and Online?

What is the relationship between course redesign and online technology? Continue reading

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