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Dear Evaluated Online

Dear Ms. Scholar, I am thinking about going up for promotion in the near future, but a significant part of my teaching load is online, where students do not regularly complete student evaluations. I only received six responses from one … Continue reading

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“Regular and Substantive” Interactions in Online Courses

– Jeanne M. Slattery In 2017, the Department of Education ruled that Western Governors University had to pay back over $700 million in federal student aid (U.S. Department of Education, Office of Inspector General [USDOE-OIP], 2017). A key issue in this … Continue reading

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Distance Education? A Correspondence Course?

– Paul Woodburne An event of potentially earthshaking importance occurred recently. This event was the “Western Governors Title IV” ruling (U.S. Department of Education, Office of Inspector General [USDOE-OIP], 2017). Essentially, this online university has to pay back over $700 … Continue reading

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View From the Back: Rhonda Clark

– Jeanne M. Slattery In the interest of full disclosure, I have never taken a class online (except for our teaching online course). I recently taught online for the first time. With that in mind, I have been thinking about … Continue reading

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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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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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Welcome online students!

— Jeanne M. Slattery and Randall M. Potter Both of us are teaching new courses online in the near future, which has us thinking about how we’re going to approach them. One of us (JMS) is teaching Abnormal Psychology, a … Continue reading

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