Next week, Wichita State will be launching one of its first online courses in the History Department! HIST 132: American History 2 covers American history from the Civil War to modern day. In one of my first assignments as an Instructional Designer at Wichita State, I was asked to help design and develop the course.
Last post, I told you a little bit about an OER resource for composition that presents learning objectives, readings, and lessons in a webpage format. This source provides great resources for instructors and students, but those searching for a more traditional learning style will not find that experience in Writing Commons. Luckily, OERs aren’t always
Last week, I talked a little bit about Open Educational Resources (OERs) and some great websites that help provide these materials. Hopefully, you found some time over your holiday weekend to look through those sites and identify some sources that would be perfect for your classroom. I performed a similar search when I first heard
Summer is finally coming to a close. Our unpredictable Kansas weather has already begun to fluctuate between a low of 68 and a high of 95; barbecues are being substituted for crockpot potlucks; and Starbucks has finally released the Pumpkin Spice Latte. I’m so anxious for the arrival of fall. For me, the upcoming Labor Day