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8 Lessons Learned from Teaching Online

This video list of insights comes from experts in the field of online teaching. Here is a collection of 8 lessons that might improve your online course

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Learn lessons from the experts!


Examining the Helicopter Professor Label

We can withhold the guidance and support that makes learning experiences positive and constructive. The more interesting question is how we know whether we are doing too much or not enough. It’s a question that applies to individual courses, the programs to which they belong, and within our institutions.

Source: www.facultyfocus.com

Successful build self directed learning skills. Knowing how long to wait before entering a discussion is as important as knowing how quickly you should answer an e-mail.  Creating independent learners should be an objective for every course we teach. 

Update – New Google Sites – Use iframes to insert gadgets – Google Sites Experts Designs Development Intranets Websites

You can now embed other websites, Google Apps Scripts and App Maker in new Google Sites. For full instructions and a full-screen video see Embed Websites and Apps Scripts using iframes.

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Google sites now allows you to embed content using iframes. A long overdue feature that is here at last! 

8 study hacks: how to maximise online learning – The Left Bank School

Life. It has a habit of getting in the way of the stuff we’re actually meant to be doing. Many students at The Left Bank juggle studies around full time work and family, not to mention sleep, socialising and all…

Source: www.theleftbank.edu.au

Students, get smart about how to learn online. Teachers, teach your students these Hacks (tips)

Maryellen Weimer, PhD: A Memo to My Students as the New Semester Begins

To: My Students
From: Your Teacher
Re: A Better Learning Experience

This is just a brief note to let you know how committed I am to making this a good course. But I can’t do my best teaching without your help. So, I thought I’d share a list of things you can do that will make this a better experience for all of us.

Source: www.facultyfocus.com

What a fine way to set the tone at the beginning of the school year. Build a safe community of practice with a welcome letter like this. 

Engaging Students in Online Courses: Adding Experiential to Asynchrony

In this article, I share a few ideas—starting with the simplest and working through some more complicated endeavors—that may assist you in bringing more engagement to your online classroom.

Source: www.facultyfocus.com

Clever ideas to improve engagement in your online course. Use them!