Being Present for Our Students

Being Present for Our Students

Being present for our students is a true gift we can offer and these experiences with students are one of the reasons why I’ve loved teaching and being part of […]

Customizing Modules to Guide Student Learning, Byte-sized Canvas

Customizing Modules to Guide Student Learning

Ever get the sense students are jumping straight into quizzes and assignments without first taking the time to read or watch your carefully designed content? This Byte-sized session explores an […]

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 - Byte Sized Canvas

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 […]

Teaching with OER OpenStax Canvas Course Shells

Teaching with OER OpenStax Canvas Course Shells

In this 9-minute video, Dr. Jennifer Carlin-Goldberg from Santa Rosa Junior College shows how she uses Canvas Commons to import sample course shells with free OpenStax textbook content. Jennifer also […]

The Power of Announcements - Byte Sized Canvas

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 […]

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Nuances of Online Counseling

Via the Online Counseling Network (OCN), counseling faculty statewide are participating in synchronous online counseling which allows them to replicate a face-to-face (f2f) meeting. Working this way has revealed nuances […]

Using Video to Communicate Instructions Clearly

Using Video to Communicate Instructions Clearly

  Using Video to Communicate Instructions Clearly Video is powerful communication tool for online teaching. Instructors often naturally gravitate towards using video to deliver presentations to their online students, but […]

Give 'Em a Clear Learning Path

Give ‘Em a Clear Learning Path

Give ‘Em a Clear Learning Path Not all online courses look the same. That may seem a rather obvious point but it’s one that instructors may not realize regularly presents […]

Video Captioning Conundrum

Video Captioning Conundrum

Captioning instructional videos can be a time-consuming process.  But it doesn’t have to be! Here are a couple of “What if…” scenarios with some solutions to help you create an […]