• Reflection: Exploring the DigPINS Course (Digital Pedagogy, Identity, Networks, Scholarship)

    May 21, 2019, 04:39 PM by Lainie Hoffman
    I jumped in on the planning and facilitation end of the DigPINS/Pedagome mashup to get a more complete idea of how an experience like DigPINS could benefit our faculty development offerings through the Office of Digital Education. Not only has it been fun and interesting to organize, it’s also led to some excellent conversation between individuals representing a range of instructional design and technology in higher education.
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  • Designing Online Discussions: Grading with Holistic Rubrics

    May 3, 2019, 09:00 AM by Lynée Sanute
    Using holistic rubrics for discussions in online courses enables professors to comprehensively assess student engagement and may even expedite the grading process!
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  • Amy’s Top 5 Ways to get the Most out of Ed. Tech Conferences

    Apr 26, 2019, 12:00 AM by Amy Arnold
    Amy’s my name and educational tech conferences are my game! Ok, but seriously...I have quite a few ed. tech conferences under my belt. (Humble brag) So I decided to compile a quick list of pointers to help you get the most out of the conferences you attend. Additionally, I was recently named the eLCC (eLearning Consortium of Colorado) Conference Co-Chair so that I may share my expertise in this area by helping to plan the upcoming 2020 conference.
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  • What factors contribute to online student success? (Part 2)

    Apr 22, 2019, 09:00 AM by Sarah North
    Given the continuous increase in online enrollment, we need to adjust our traditional assumptions of student experiences in higher education and consider the unique factors that get online students to the finish line successfully. Although many factors are indeed the same for both face-to-face and online student success, some of these same factors are intensified and more essential when learning online.
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  • Spark your Ideas

    Apr 12, 2019, 01:34 PM by Bradon Lewis
    One of my favorite tools to tell people about is Adobe Spark. It is an online tool that is completely free (with the option to upgrade some features) and can be used on almost any device as long as you have access to the internet. Adobe Spark starts out by giving you a wide range of templates that can be customized so you can create graphics, videos and webpages. With these templates you can easily change the text, graphics or other elements to make powerful multimedia for your courses.
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