Category Archive: iTeach

Jun 22

iTeach 2015

iTeach Banner

iTeach 2015 is behind us, but even if you were unable to attend, we have many resources that you can take advantage of. This year’s iTeach was highly successful due to the enthusiastic and diverse faculty from Ketchikan, Sitka, Juneau and beyond. These faculty (Rosemarie Alexander-Isett, Kelly Alzaharna, Paul Bahna, Marnie Chapman, Eve Dillingham, Julia …

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May 20

Let Students Summarize the Lesson

Students working at computer

Today Faculty Focus shared a post titled “Let Students Summarize the Previous Lesson” by Maryellen Weimer. It struck home to me and I want to share her post and add some ideas. She emphasized the importance of making connections between class sessions or online, between weekly modules/presentations. However, rather than the instructor making these connections Weimer suggests …

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May 18

“Brain Sponge is Dripping” from Anonymous iTeach 2015 Participant!

Infographic by Charla Brown

What a great week we had in Juneau last week. We all (Tina, Maureen, Mary, Nicole and I) want to thank all of our faculty for their enthusiastic efforts last week. And the food, well, what a delicious and pleasant surprise, was terrific too!! Mostly though, I wanted to point out and emphasize, while our …

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Feb 09

Finding the Time to Improve Your Courses

It takes time to implement change. It takes time to analyze your students’ performance so you can determine what worked well and what needs to be modified or improved, added or deleted. It takes time, and sometimes peer assistance to figure out how to make the changes that you know you want in your course(s). iTeach …

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Jan 13

Tech Tuesday

Jun 24

Enlighten Us, But Make It Quick– IGNITE

Match igniting

What happens when over 36 Instructional Designers from around the university system gather in one location? It’s a creativity fest where all participants walk away with new friends and new ideas. Thank you Dave Dannenberg and the UAA group for hosting this event this year. One of my favorite take-aways from the conference was shared …

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Jun 12

Copyright Simplified

Infographic on Copyright

Maureen came across a great article today on making the complexities of copyright easier to understand. We encourage you to click on the Infographic here to read the article Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This… Then … And, speaking of infographics– aren’t they popping up everywhere? Don’t you enjoy using them? …

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Jun 10

iTeach Sitka, Phew!! A Great Week

application document

iTeach2: What a fabulous way to learn new skills, talk about pedagogy, look at what your colleagues are exploring, pick up new tricks, get feedback from experts, learn mobile technologies, and so much more, all packed in 5 fast and furious days. Wow. It’s hard to believe that we all survived! We thank all of …

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May 23

Fried Friday: A Weekend Photo Challenge!!

We hope that everyone is going to have a fantastic holiday weekend and we’re throwing out a challenge– share your weekend with us using either the photo collage app that we recommend below (and have examples here for you), the cool video app that we’ve demo’d below, OR an equivalent product of your choice. Remember, …

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May 19

iTeach Juneau–phew!

360 view of iTeach Juneau

We just completed an intense week of faculty development in Juneau and I’m sure all would agree, it was stimulating! Don’t take my word for it, feel free to browse our week’s blog and pay particular attention to the Resource Links page (last link on menu bar). We’ll be moving these resources to this blog …

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