Tag: e-learning

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 […]

Thoughts on Adding Technology to Blend Courses

Monday, March 2nd, 2015


This Spring, I made a decision to enroll in a Blended Learning course sponsored by EDUCAUSE called “Becoming a Blended Learning Designer”. This MOOC requires participants to complete the course in six weeks, and during that time participate in discussions, blogging, and readings. As I went through the readings for the first week of the […]

Discussion Board, Blog, or Wiki… How do I choose?

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014


A frequent question that comes up is what the difference is and how to decide which tool to use for activities in a course – discussion boards, blogs, wikis, or journals.  The tools are similar in some ways, allowing students to post text and other materials, but do operate in ways that make them more […]

Considerations of Accepting Homework in Blackboard

Friday, January 25th, 2013


If you’re considering accepting homework via Blackboard Learn, this can be a benefit to both you and and your students.  You can reduce the amount of paper that you need to work with by accepting your assignments electronically, and your students can simply submit their homework to you when they’re finished and not have to […]

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