I am always ambivalent about mandatory interactions (group work and discussions) for courses. I understand the need for them in terms of learning, but as a learner I’ve never enjoyed group work or discussions, so I try to maintain … Continue readingContinue reading
Author: Donna Beyer
Certain Things May Be Left Out Purposely
My (draft) course is titled Indigenous Women: Past and present. Storytelling is an important foundational component in the course in its entirety. It is how the course begins because for Omushkego Cree and Anishinaabe peoples oral history has been a … Continue readingContinue reading
IWPP Course Profile and Shell
I put my course profile and shell directly into the Learning Management System, Canvas, which is what I used for my course platform. It is in the Syllabus section. But I thought I should also put it here on my … Continue readingContinue reading
Three Padlets in 22 Minutes (with content ready)!
I chose Padlet for my blog, which encourages reflection and commenting. I just started teaching an online course, so I thought I’d try Padlet with some of my course material that I had asked learners to reflect on including Stories … Continue readingContinue reading
Máteh, Let’s See if I Did This Right (Course Profile)
Course Title Indigenous Women, Past and Present Course Description Students will learn about Indigenous Women, past and present. The course will begin by looking at historical roles of Indigenous women and move to important contributions made by Indigenous women today … Continue readingContinue reading
Apsís Experience with Blended Learning
I’ve been an instructor for most post-secondary institutions here in Manitoba since obtaining my Master’s degree back in 2011, but I’ve been away from instructing for the last five years. I return to instructing next week as I’ll be teaching … Continue readingContinue reading
Who Am I?
My name is Donna and I live in Winnipeg. I have a wonderful daughter who is in her second year of studies at the University of Winnipeg and an amazing husband who is the hardest worker that I know. They … Continue readingContinue reading