Zoom’s core feature, Breakout Rooms, is a great tool for online office hours or study sessions. It allows the meeting host to split their Zoom meeting in up to 50 different sessions, deciding to either automatically or manually place participants in the rooms. Breakout room participants have full audio, video and screen sharing capabilities and… Continue Reading Zoom Breakout Rooms for Office Hours or Study Sessions
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What is OLO? Beginning with the 2019 Fall semester, students taking an online class at NMC for the first time and students who have not completed an online course at NMC with a 2.0 grade or better will be required to complete an Online Learning Orientation (OLO) course. Upon completion of the course, students will receive a Moodle badge… Continue Reading Important Reminders About the New Online Learning Orientation (OLO)
Earlier this month, Mark DeLonge and I presented at the 2019 ITC eLearning Conference at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Conference Center in Las Vegas. Our session, called “Herding Cats and Teaching Them a Trick or Two: Strategies for Finding your Piece of the Faculty Development Pie” had a packed room of attendees who happily… Continue Reading This one time, in Vegas…
Beginning with registration for fall 2019, all students taking an online class for the first time at NMC will be required to complete an Online Learning Orientation (OLO). In addition, any student who has not been successful (2.0 or better) in a previous NMC online course will be required to complete the Online Learning Orientation.… Continue Reading A Preview: Mandatory Online Learning Orientation
Please welcome to NMC, Ben Post, the new Senior Instructional Technology Specialist, a position formally held by Ryan Bernstein, who became the Curriculum and Instructional Designer in May. Ben comes to NMC from Glen Lake Schools where he taught high school English for 14 years and spent the last 7 years also serving as a… Continue Reading Welcome Ben Post!