Looking for another excuse to include captions? Here's one more good reason.
Peer assessment or review can improve student learning, and there's a way to do it in a course site.
If you're like most faculty - you're using some sort of gradescale to calculate the overall course letter grade students earn as a result of accomplishing certain tasks in your course(s). As such, it's important to make sure that the gradescale being used in the course site is the same one you've published in your … Continue reading Your Course Gradescale
If you're tasked with teaching an upcoming course that you've taught in the past with the University - there's no need to rebuild everything from scratch - unless you want to. Faculty teaching face to face (F2F) courses can benefit from the course content import process in Site Info. This process allows you to pull … Continue reading F2F Course Site Content Import
Creating closed captions isn't easy, and while there's no overnight solution, it can be done economically with a few easy to access tools.
Setting dates for what's due in a course is often a complex process even if you're not using some sort of digital mechanism to do so - making sure to include your late policy, correct for official out of class dates and long holidays can be a challenge. It can be done though by thinking … Continue reading Setting dates for an Assessment
Having students introduce themselves in a course can be a dry, tedious and lackluster task. Students often don't look forward to doing it, and faculty don't always have time to read them. Meme's are just another way to do this.