Why are student-student interactions so important in an online course and what strategies are most helpful to cultivate them?
Coming from a culture of storytellers, I’d like to share a story that inspired this post. I was at my local supermarket in the northeast side of Los Angeles when […]
If students could ask their college instructors to do one thing, what would it be? What makes a good online class? This student panel archive has these answers and more!
Physical classrooms are part of our elementary school memories. Remember the ABC’s in the classroom, that scenic inspirational poster, or that poster from a Highlights Magazine? How about other instructional […]
View Don’s 12-minute video above to learn more about how he uses OpenStax. Reflections on My Student Days I remember being a student. I am a first-generation student that […]
In April of 2018, Merced College was accepted into OEI’s Consortium, in the Online Equity Cohort. We are very pleased and excited. We have set out to explore innovative approaches […]
Founded in 1998, the Foundation for California Community Colleges (Foundation) is the official 501(c)(3) auxiliary to the California Community Colleges’ Board of Governors and Chancellor’s Office. Since 1999, the Foundation […]
Pedagogy of Love: Teaching for Humanity Love is Essential Valentine’s Day celebrates love. Whether it’s romantic, fraternal, familial or personal, many recognize the power of love. No matter how you […]
Two Sides of the Same Coin: Online Teaching and Course Design This post is the second of a series about principles in teaching and learning with contributions by Jim Julius […]
I mentally stomped my feet when our counseling faculty recommended that, to better accommodate students, I offer my English 101 course, which is contextualized for first responders and administration of […]
I am sure some of us have a story (or 6 or 20) describing incidences in which a teacher or another student made us feel inferior, or out of place, […]
From the first moment a student accesses your course, the tone is set. Your course homepage, syllabus and other “getting started” materials play key roles in the how your students […]