Monthly Archives: August 2013

Blogs | Common Craft

This video introduces the concept of a blog as a way for every person to have the power to share news and information. It includes:

  • How blogs are changing the idea of news in the 21st century
  • How blogs are created and organized
  • The role of blogs in bringing like-minded people together
  • How blogs facilitate conversation and networking

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10 Conditions For Achieving Success With Blended Learning

10 Conditions For Achieving Success With Blended Learning The definition of blended learning is the “integrat(ion) of online with traditional face-to-face class activities in a planned, pedagogically valuable manner.” Put another way, it is the…

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PresentationTube: Record & Share Online Video Presentations

PresentationTube offers a free desktop presentation recorder and YouTube-based video sharing network to help teachers and students produce and share quality video presentations for e-learning in a new way. The recorder allows the presenter to synchronize a variety of visual aids, including presenter’s audio and video footage, PowerPoint slides, hand-written text, drawings, and web pages. The platform integrates scrollable slide thumbnails allowing the audience to move to the respective video content and control both the time and progress of video presentation.

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Online Adjunct Faculty (Psychology) – HigherEdJobs

Online Adjunct Faculty (Psychology)
New England College seeks adjunct faculty for current and future teaching assignments in our online undergraduate degree program in Psychology. NOTE: Courses run for an intensive seven week term, with seven terms per year offered. Course content is fully developed for all courses.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage all students to facilitate and achieve course learning outcomes;
  • Interact with students in all discussion boards, guiding the discussion toward the course outcomes;
  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback;
  • Coach struggling students toward success;
  • Submit final course grades.

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E-Learning Certificate Program: Infographic: Finding E-Learning Jobs

Dennis T OConnor‘s insight:

This infographic captures the main ideas of my article: Finding E-Learning Jobs.

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Time Management Strategies for Online Instructors

Time Management Topic Links

Handle it onceRespond to student questions efficientlyBillable hoursOrganize the discussion forumsGet organizedUse the right toolsStay focusedWork smarter, not harder at gradingKnow thyselfUse a quiz or scavenger hunt Establish email and file naming protocols

Dennis T OConnor‘s insight:

This resource was compiled by online instructors at UW-Stout.  Consider this ‘learned in the trenches’ advice from the pros!

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A Great Edmodo Cheat Sheet for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Edmodo is a social networking website that has a huge potential in education. Thousands of teachers and educators have already started using it with their students and I personally believe that more and more educators will flock to it.

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