Johnson University Online is an award-winning choice

Johnson University has once again had it's online program(s) recognized for its quality, affordability and credibility in the higher education online space. Johnson has been recognized by BestColleges, the Center for Online Education (, and as having top-notch programs. Johnson has held accreditation with the Association for Biblical Higher Education for decades as well … Continue reading Johnson University Online is an award-winning choice

Timezones – They do exist

If you're using Zoom for connecting with your class, bear in mind that the time of a meeting matters. Be sure to ask or check for the time zone for the meeting. If the time zone isn't specified, ask. When using Zoom, you can access and specify your time zone settings by visiting the Zoom … Continue reading Timezones – They do exist

Pooling Resources for Doing Class Online

Faculty and students looking for resources on how to use the following tools can get help and support from the 24x7 HelpDesk, or by checking out the help guides here. These guides give clear, concise directions on how to (login required): add Zoom to a Sakai course site how to login to Sakai using Microsoft … Continue reading Pooling Resources for Doing Class Online

What do I do now?

I just got word that I need to move my course online in short order due to national and global public health issues. What do I do now? I need to put my content online. How do I do that in Sakai? Use Resources and Lessons: There's all manner of content that can be placed … Continue reading What do I do now?

Asynchronous Lectures for Class

Some faculty would love to deliver their lectures asynchronously to students, and with the right setup and a bit of practice, this is doable. Some faculty have even done so with just an iPhone and Warpwire inside their course. The short answer to doing this is that it's possible and there are many ways to … Continue reading Asynchronous Lectures for Class

Course Video Conferencing Helps

Whether you're teaching online or a face to face or hybrid course it's good to know  you've got options when it comes to if or how you use video conferencing in your course - and your team of Information Technology and Online Education folks have your back. The following tools are available for all faculty … Continue reading Course Video Conferencing Helps

Online Video Tutorial Authoring – Quick Overview

As an instructional designer a key component to my work is creating instructional videos.  While many platforms, software and workflows exist here's the workflow I use: Write the Script:  This first step is critical though to some it may seem rather artificial.  Writing the script helps guide and direct the rest of the video development … Continue reading Online Video Tutorial Authoring – Quick Overview