Category: Faculty Challenge

Fried Friday: Invisible Faculty? Not This Math Instructor!

This week we’ve been talking about creating your online persona. Sometimes students complain that they don’t feel their professor is active or visible in the course. We hope that you never hear complaints about your course or your sense of presence in your classroom. We thought you might enjoy the clever way this math instructor …

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Faculty Presence — a FLC Faculty Challenge!

Faculty presence is crucial for both online and face-to-face courses. This topic is so important that there are many books and articles written on the subject. A book we often recommend at iTeach is Rosemary Lehman’s “Creating a Sense of Presence in Online Teaching: How to ‘Be There’ for Distance Learners.”  In her book Ms. Lehman …

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Congratulations to Math Trafton, our FLC Banner Challenge Winner!

Math Trafton Banner Winner

America’s voted, well, perhaps that’s a bit of a streeeeeetchhhhh. But the votes are in and tallied and congratulations go to all of our participants for enriching their student Blackboard course sites with these creative banners. And, special congratulations to Math Trafton for winning our first ever FLC Banner Challenge! You’ll be hearing from us shortly Math. …

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Let the Voting Begin!

(Voting closed 09/22/2014) Voting is now open! We thank those faculty who submitted a banner to the first FLC Faculty Challenge. We appreciate your enthusiasm and contributions! Now it’s time for everyone to help us choose a winner by voting! Look over the banners below and cast 6 votes for your favorites. You can vote only 6 …

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UAS Course Banner Challenge!

Banner Challenge 2014

We all know that first impressions are crucial. Malcolm Gladwell in his book Blink tells us that we all make “instantaneous impressions and conclusions” anytime we are confronted with a new situation. Your students are making just such an impression the minute they click into your course. How do you greet them? Do you have a …

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