Tag: Distance Education

Simple Thoughts for Simpler Times: ‘Think like a Student’

Friday, March 6th, 2015


We all strive to create effective online learning content and experiences for students. Yet, when we are teaching content to students and designing our online course, it’s so easy to overwhelm students with lists and folders of materials, cross-links and multiple links, and giving them everything we ever wanted to them to know about our […]

Using Mobile Device Logic and Tracking in Qualtrics Surveys

Thursday, October 16th, 2014


Qualtrics online survey software, provided to faculty, staff and students at Purdue, is providing more options for mobile device display choices and tracking. We often want to know these days whether someone is accessing our survey from a mobile device or perhaps ask questions that are specific to a particular device being used to complete […]

Never Overlook the Value of Communication When Teaching Online

Thursday, January 30th, 2014


I’ve been teaching online at an institution other than Purdue for about 7 years now.  During the Fall 2013 semester, a student commented to me that they really appreciated the amount of communication I had with them during the semester.  Another student mentioned that I was much more engaged compared to his previous online course […]

A Game-Changer for Wireless Communications

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011


A true marvel of ingenuity is about to hit the market and it will have a profound effect on mobile communications. See what “lightradio” is all about!!

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