Chunking Content & Using Headers

Chunking Content & Using Headers

Accessibility can be an overwhelming topic for online instructors. Kim Pippa-Tonnesen, who teaches English at Columbia College, learned a few key accessibility strategies through her experience in the OEI Online […]

Why Am I Doing This? Making Assessments Meaningful

Why Am I Doing This? Making Assessments Meaningful

It is important for assessments to align with learning objectives in order to reinforce content and lead to educational improvement. The given learning objectives helps the student anticipate what they […]

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 […]

Using Rubrics for Assessments

Using Rubrics for Assessments

A well-constructed assessment is designed to provide learners the opportunity to reach an outcome that is measurable and specific. Assessments will include a descriptive grading criteria that is communicated to […]

Developing Clear Instructions for Assessments

Developing Clear Instructions for Assessments

In order to ensure that students are confident that they are completing assignments correctly, it is important that the instructions explain the assignment as clearly as possible. The more precise […]

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Choosing an Effective Homepage in Canvas

In this @ONE Canvas Q&A, you will be introduced to the Canvas Homepage feature and identify effective strategies for choosing one that supports the success of your online students.

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 […]