Course Evaluation Rubric (Post-Launch)

This rubric is a tool to help faculty review their online & hybrid courses after the start of the term.

ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students Use of Technology

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Each year since 2004, the EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research (ECAR) conducts research on undergraduate students use of information technology in their academic experiences. The Read More…

Using Jing videos in Moodle

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Dear Dr. Tech-Know: When I make my Jing videos, I upload my SWF files into my course. But when I display it in my course, Read More…

Google: tutorials on better search techniques for students

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Google has published a set of content to help students of all levels of proficiency improve their search techniques.  Announcing: Google Search Education There are Read More…

Learner Centered Teaching

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The one who does the work does the learning. Way back in November of 2011, several members of our instructional design team attended a workshop Read More…

10 Principles of Effective Online Teaching

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Best Practices in Distance Education — These principles were developed at Penn State’s World Campus.  This special report from Distance Education was written by Lawrence Read More…

Assessing Online Learning: Strategies, Challenges and Opportunities

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This special report features ten articles from Online Classroom that may cause you to examine your current methods of online assessment, and perhaps add something Read More…

What is embed code and how do I use it?

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You may have heard the term “embed code” bandied about when people refer to publishing video into a course module or a blog post. Well, Read More…

ScheduleOnce: easy way to schedule meetings with students

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Is wrangling a time to chat or meet with a student fraught with a lot of annoying back-and-forth emails and messages? Wish there was simpler Read More…

Online Group Work Design

Online Group Work Design Problem:  Many online faculty report difficulty with the performance of online groups – the difficulty ranges from non-responsive group members to Read More…

A claims analysis blog to facilitate teamwork, critical thinking

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By Andy Smith and Linda Kenney – Originally presented at SUNY Conference on Instruction and Technology – May 24 – 27, 2011 Downloadable detailed instructions:  Team Read More…