Tag: feedback

Feb 20

Fried Friday: National “Love Your Pet Day!” Really??

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Seriously, who knew that today was National Love Your Pet Day. As if we don’t love our pets every single day of the year! In honor of this important day, we’ve unearthed a few pet videos for you (thank you Nicole and Tina). I had to try pretty hard to tie this post to education even very loosely. Faculty …

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Feb 02

Tip Sheets

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Need a quick reference or tip sheet on a particular topic? Just ask for it and we’ll try to create a useful document for you. Here are our two most recent tip sheets: Faculty Feedback for a Deeper Learning Experience When Gamification and Education Overlap You can find these tip sheets on the Faculty Learning …

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Jan 26

Roundtable Discussion on Learner Feedback: Tuesday!!

Roundtable discussion

Don’t miss out on tomorrow’s roundtable discussion on learner feedback. We are going to test out our new distance learning room, 230 and combine that with creating a Google On Air Hang-out so that whether you are at a distance or in Sitka, we can all experience being in the room together. In order to …

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Jan 21

Using Feedback for a Deeper Learning Experience

We can teach less, provide more feedback, and cause greater learning than if we just teach.   — Grant Wiggins 2012 As educators we use feedback (or at least what I used to think of as feedback) constantly to adjust our presentations, discussions, and to improve our student’s performance. Regardless of whether we deliver our …

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Dec 18

eTech Fair Recordings

If you are like me, you didn’t have time to attend all of the live UAA eTech Fair sessions you wanted during Distance Education week in November. I mentioned the 20 ways to use the Blackboard Collaborate Whiteboard for Student Engagement session to some of you and promised to share the link. For those of …

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Oct 08

Polls and Surveys to Connect with Your Students

Online instructors, especially those teaching asynchronously without video or audio conferences, often express that they don’t know how their students are “feeling”, or if their students are confused, or frustrated with aspects of the course. Survey tools are plentiful and make surveys simple to deploy. Surveys may be one of the most powerful tools in your teaching arsenal, whether …

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