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 […]

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Tips to Help Students Make the Most of Feedback

Tips to Help Students Make the Most of Feedback Have you ever had the sinking suspicion that the feedback you have painstakingly provided for students is—gasp—not being read? Does the […]

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 […]