Self-assessment is an undersung hero in the online instructor’s toolbox. It can not only help students develop skills in critical analysis, research by Sharma, et al. (2016) found it can […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Canvas’ new Rich Content Editor is here! Well, actually it’s been here for several months already and it will soon be the default editing tool. The new editor has an […]
Welcome to the Points Marketplace Task Value Time Conclusion Complete the Assessment Worksheet + 10 pts – 3 hours ▲ Read Grading for Equity + 20 pts – 2 days […]
When students connect with each other in meaningful ways, they become a community. Let’s explore many effective ways to foster student-student interactions in asynchronous courses that go beyond discussion boards!
A Biology instructor’s story about leaving traditional assessments and online proctoring behind in search of equity through authentic assessments.
One of the hurdles experienced by many instructors in higher education is the practice of hiring based on a graduate degree in one’s subject matter but which isn’t necessarily accompanied […]
Accessibility is an important part of teaching online and, at times, it can benefit students, as well as faculty. Early on in my career at MiraCosta, I recall watching a […]