When it comes to embedding a video on your Canvas page, you’ve got choices. However, you may not realize that when the video embed displays as a thumbnail image, it […]
While online classes provide students with more flexibility and new ways to collaborate, success in the online environment is directly related to how present and engaged the instructor is in […]
Don’t Stress This Test!”: Inclusive Assessment Strategies That May Reduce Test Anxiety and Expand Success
Test Anxiety: A Problem for Students, or Educators, or Both? Many students in my courses are surprised to encounter the encouraging statements I include with test instructions. These are statements […]
Pssst! Want a simple way to find, import and share resources in Canvas? We gotcha covered. The Canvas Commons is a digital library full of educational content where you can […]
Whether you love it or hate it, or alternate between the two, teaching synchronously on Zoom might not be going away any time soon. Trust me, I know the struggle. […]
In the 2020 Pixar film, Soul, Joe is a mentor in a purgatory-like realm mentoring a fellow soul named 22. Joe’s quest is to help 22 find her “spark” and […]
Accessibility checker tools for our CA Community College system: PopeTech available free to all CA community colleges UDOIT – open source (free) OR cloud-based (premium) The free open-source version of […]
Images are a delightful way to increase engagement and reinforce written content in an online course. But if not used correctly, images can be problematic. From the way you embed […]
How the California State University (CSU) system is helping faculty prepare for instructional uncertainties.
This article was originally published on the California Acceleration Project (CAP) blog. One of the most significant factors correlated with student persistence, success, and learning in online courses is the relationship […]
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework for thinking about teaching and learning that offers flexibility in the ways students access course material, engage with it, and show what […]
MiraCosta College Academic Senate President, Luke Lara, shares the process and outcome of his college’s commitment to equity, student privacy, and online teaching.