Help us congratulate Sherry Trier for designing an award-winning lesson in the 2015 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge. Each year SoftChalk enthusiasts have a chance to be recognized for the innovative digital content they create for students. The judges consists of leading online educators who score the lessons using a subset of the Quality Matters judging rubric… Continue Reading Congratulations Sherry! – National award winning Lesson
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We know you are incredibly busy and ready for a break, but before you go we wanted to offer you the opportunity to be a part of the First Annual NMC Course Development Institute designed to support you in your course redesign, development, and/or re-vamp needs. We’ve even got field trips planned to showcase student learning… Continue Reading Course Dev. Institute – Great Teaching & Learning Opportunity
A common refrain heard at instructor events is the amount of effort students put into their work. Driving by this sign today, I had to laugh at the simple advice on how to fix situations where students aren’t putting in the needed effort to meet desired instructor results. When I stopped to take the picture,… Continue Reading If you warrantied your teaching, what would it look like?
Last week I was happy to get a horrible parking spot. Seriously. Walking across campus on a -26F morning made me smile (and my cheeks bright). That’s crazy, you may be thinking, but I wasn’t happy to be out in the colder-than-Alaska–I was happy because it meant that the normal amount of NMC students made… Continue Reading It’s cold outside; is your classroom warm?
How do you know whether or not what you teach will be better or worse if you move it to the online environment? Is flipping any or all of your course the right choice? This posting from one of my favorite blog sites, Tomorrow’s Professor, posts three questions to ask in relation not only to… Continue Reading Three Questions about Online Learning Pros and Cons