Have to teach an online course that someone else built? If it’s well designed, the transition should be seamless. If it’s lousy, you’re in for a long haul.
Looking for a way for students to interact asynchronously using a communication platform used by the advertising industry, I decided to try Slack…
Amy Chesser and Wendy Dusenbury from College of Health Professions and the Online Faculty Fellows program talk with Carolyn about the importance of centralizing student questions in an online class.
We sat down with Dr. Danny Bergman, Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction. Right off the bat, Carolyn challenges Danny on his observation that face-to-face discussions are more “authentic” than online ones. Where do you stand on this issue?
Has your professor assigned you to a group in Blackboard? Here’s how to use those tools.
Discussion boards make up the meat and potatoes of many online courses. Do you know how to set one up?
I’m a social worker as well as an educator, and so I’m always looking for ways to get people together for a cause. I find that cultivating and connecting students to build knowledge and skills towards growth and change in our classroom is a good one! Sometimes it can be challenging to know where to start with the available tools on Blackboard.