Tag Archive: Online courses

Jun 12

Fried Friday – Respect for Online Teaching!

Flexible eLearning Courses Are Becoming A Popular Trend In Education “Initially most educators and academic experts were rather skeptical about the effectiveness of online education. As per a new study, now over 70 per cent of university academic officers believe it is essential for the long term strategy of their institutes. The Chief Academic Officers …

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Sep 24

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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Aug 27

Off to a Great Start!

Link to http://campustechnology.realviewdigital.com/?iid=98744#folio=15

Paul Beaudoin has some great strategies to get your online course off to a great start this semester and keep it that way all semester long. His tips include: Icebreakers and welcome videos Sharing course expectations and using a virtual wall for students to write down their committments etc. A video about creating a course …

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Mar 06

Ten Years of Tracking Online Education

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Are you interested in seeing the results of a survey of over 2800 Chief Academic Officers and academic leaders say about online learning over the past ten years? Do academics feel it takes more time to manage an online course? Are the student learning outcomes comparable? How many students are actually taking online courses? Check …

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Nov 04

Online Education — a Disruptive Innovation?

One of our colleagues from Ilisagvik College shared this article today (thanks Peter), from the NY Times, Innovation Imperative: Change Everything,“– it’s a powerful argument for higher educators to modify their approach to education and embrace online learning. This article underscores that college, as many of us remember fondly, is no longer the “bridge” experience …

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