You Matter - online and face-to-face

YOU Matter – Online and Face-to-Face

Student-instructor relationships matter in community college classes — regardless of whether a course is taught on-campus or online. But when you teach online, you need to be more intentional about […]

Banning Boring Announcements

Banning Boring Announcements!

Announcements are an important tool in promoting regular and effective contact in an online course. But if students aren’t reading your announcements, the time and effort you put into them […]

The Power of Announcements

The Power of Announcements

Regular and effective contact is such hot topic these days, isn’t it? Canvas’s Announcements tool not only lets you send out fully customized class messages, but stores your communications in […]

10 Tips for Creating Effective Instructional Videos

10 Tips for Creating Effective Instructional Videos

This post first appeared on Faculty Focus. Instructor presence is an important component of effective online teaching, and video can help make it happen. Instructional videos have become increasingly easy […]

Supporting English Language Learners Online

Supporting English Language Learners Online

Imagine moving to another country, where few people speak English, where the culture is completely different. Imagine yourself settling in and deciding to take a local online class. You become […]

Wisdom Wall

Wisdom Wall

Relationships are key to fostering culturally responsive online teaching practices that support the success of our diverse student population in the California Community College system. This is especially true for Latinx […]

Community Ground Rules

Community Ground Rules

From the first moment a student accesses your course, the tone is set. Your course homepage, syllabus and other “getting started” materials play key roles in the how your students […]

Introduction to Humanizing Online Learning

Introduction to Humanizing Online Learning

In this @ONE webinar archive,Michelle Pacansky-Brock examines why humanized online learning is critical to closing equity gaps in the California Community College system. Michelle discusses how faculty can cultivate presence, […]