Category Archives: Teaching and pedagogy

April 2019 Training Workshops

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Instructor Roundtable and Dinner June 13 – Save the Date

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March 2019 Training Workshops

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Inclement Weather? Run an Online Class!

Tweet With the possibility of winter weather just around the corner, consider hosting an online class session to keep your course’s schedule on track! All faculty at DeSales now have access to the Inclement Weather? Run an Online Class! course within Blackboard. The … Continue reading

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Instructors: Deter Cheating with Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor

Tweet Respondus LockDown Browser is DeSales University’s official tool for deterring cheating on online exams. Follow the links below to register directly with Respondus. There are sessions covering both basic and more advanced topics. Questions? Contact DEIT at 610-282-1100 x2290 … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Effective Online Discussions (Guest Post: Edwige Simon via EDUCAUSE)

Tweet These tips can help educators ensure that online discussions are engaging and beneficial for college students. View the full post here.

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November 5th-9th: National Distance Learning Week!

Tweet The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) will be holding 10 virtual sessions throughout the week highlighting the best practices within the digital/distance learning community. Many of the sessions are going to be showing in the DEIT office in … Continue reading

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Six Things That Make College Teachers Successful (Guest Post from Mary Clement via Faculty Focus)

Tweet Check out this brief article for foundational ideas to help you and your students to be more successful. #6 is Keep the Passion! Link to online article here. 

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Zoom and Flex: What’s What?!?

Tweet Zoom – a tool; Flex – a class format You may have heard the terms “Zoom” and “Flex” bandied about DeSales recently. If you’d like some clarity about what Zoom and Flex are and how they are different, read … Continue reading

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Cognitive Psychology Ideas to Help Students Learn (Guest Post from K. Yee and D. Boyd via Faculty Focus)

Tweet While cognitive science literature on learning is exciting, it lacks a unifying structure to enhance practitioners’ recall and application of the findings. To assist time-strapped instructional faculty and staff, the authors of this article from Magna Publications Faculty Focus … Continue reading

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