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…
The WSU Office for Workforce, Professional and Community Education (WPCE) is now soliciting ideas for Fall 2017 badges. Badges are short courses of 1 credit hour or less designed for working, non-degree seeking professionals. Each college is encouraged to submit at least two badge ideas for consideration.
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.
If I asked you to list the most important things any class could have, what might you say? Personally, I imagine Socrates asking questions and guiding students along to a pre-determined and yet (somehow) fresh and transformative conclusion.
Wichita State’s Counseling and Testing Center is now offering some of their most popular Words for Wellness sessions online!
During the next few weeks professors of fully online courses will continue to receive letters outlining recommendations from the Spring, 2016 online course audit. We have had some questions about the audit process, so I thought it was a good idea to outline exactly what happens when your course is audited using the Friendly Audit process.
I’m happy to announce that we have managed to meet all the challenges, and we are now able to offer a university-wide course template for Blackboard courses. This template will be useful for anyone teaching a fully online, hybrid, or flipped course, and it can also be used or modified for face-to-face courses that have a Blackboard component. You can modify the template as you see fit, and it is designed to fit together with our updated menu items in the basic Blackboard course instance that you see when you first enter a new course shell.
The Instructional Technology Council (ITC) conducted a survey about the state of online education in 2014 and published the findings in 2015. What they found is that over the course of the previous ten years, online education exploded in popularity both with students and institutions, although the growth rate slowed over time.