Monthly Archives: April 2015

Matters of Mentoring / Mentoring Matters

— Jeanne M. Slattery One of my concerns about teaching online for the first time stems from my questioning of the assumption that the most important thing that happens in college is the transmission of content knowledge from professor to … Continue reading

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What changes, if any, should we make? I am unsure how, but I feel that the group discussions need altered somehow. I think possibly showing the correct answers to the quiz questions we got wrong might be a big help. … Continue reading

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What is going well in our course? (responses to a mid-semester assessment) “The fact that you have uploaded the videos on D2L, helped ease my worry for taking an online class. This is because I am still technically being taught … Continue reading

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What isn’t going as well for you? (responses to a mid-semester assessment) “I know that it is a part of online classes, but group projects on here a difficult because without meeting face-to-face, alot of the agreements are prolonged. It … Continue reading

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Strengthen an Online Course: Videos and Midsemester Course Assessments

— Jeanne M. Slattery I am teaching online for the first time: while I’ve used D2L a lot in the past, this course has pushed me way outside my comfort zone. I’m doing videos for the first time, which has … Continue reading

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Videos in Online Courses: The Evidence, Theory and Tools

— Suzanne Homan Earlier this semester, Jeanne Slattery and Randy Potter shared eight suggestions to help others begin their own online teaching video adventures. These spot-on suggestions were derived from their own experiences preparing to teach online, as well as … Continue reading

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View From the Back: Marité Rodriguez Haynes

— Jeanne M. Slattery My colleague, Marité Rodriguez Haynes, is retiring this May. I couldn’t let her escape without observing what a great colleague she has been (the best), but more importantly, describing the interesting things that she has been doing … Continue reading

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