Moderating Online Environments for Students

Our reading this week from Tony Bates said that student Interactions in an online environment “need to be well organized by the teacher, and the teacher needs to provide the necessary support to enable the development of ideas and the construction of new knowledge for the students.”   For the course I am designing, the method… Continue reading Moderating Online Environments for Students

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Screencastify: Simple But Effective

I reviewed Screencastify for the content creation tool this week.  Please see the video I created below that reviews the software.  I really liked how the software was simple to use, free and has different display options, such as desktop, tab (with the option of an embedded webcam) or webcam only.  The things that I … Continue reading Screencastify: Simple But Effective

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Design of online courses using UR courses (Moodle)

Nataly and I decided on a course that can be beneficial for our department and us. The main purpose of the course is to prepare Sessional and Faculty instructors to effectively plan and manage their class in UR courses (Moodle). We will create instructional documents and videos on how to use various technology tools that … Continue reading Design of online courses using UR courses (Moodle)

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