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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The Flexibility of Blended Courses

TV flickr photo by University of Houston Digital Library shared under a Creative Commons (BY-SA) license My experience in blended learning is with blended LIVE-streamed courses at the University of Regina.  LIVE-streamed courses, previously known as televised courses, are blended so that part of the instruction time is lecture based and the other part is … Continue reading The Flexibility of Blended Courses

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Is it more than good-bad, clean-dirty, acceptable-taboo?

After the course readings and videos this week, I was left disappointed and upset with our social culture. I began this post writing about why trolls were the whole problem, why white-middle-aged men were causing this, and how we should just ignore people who revel in creating emotional distress by turning of comments or not … Continue reading Is it more than good-bad, clean-dirty, acceptable-taboo?

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