Monthly Archives: May 2015

Creating Instructor Presence: Instructor Module in Blackboard

Tweet Creating instructor presence in your Blackboard course, especially in a hybrid or online course, is a great way to engage students and provide an introduction to you and your background as the instructor of the course. One way to … Continue reading

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Panopto: Is the Flipped Classroom the New Norm?

Tweet The staff at Panopto, a lecture capture application which allows instructors to capture video, audio, screencasts, and/or PowerPoint in a recorded format to share to students, has found that since the dawn of the concept of the “flipped classroom” … Continue reading

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Social Media and Online Teaching: What’s the Connection?

Tweet Social media is form of communication which is just becoming more popular in the field of education, with increased academic Twitter accounts, Facebook pages, and even Instagram accounts. Some instructors are now accepting and even incorporating social media into … Continue reading

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Video capture with the Swivl Robot

Tweet The use of video continues to be an important element in online and hybrid courses. Video helps engage students, especially visual learners, and can help connect students to the instructor and to each other. A relatively new method for … Continue reading

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