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2016 Online Learning Landscape – Infographic

Tweet DeSales University is a member of the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), a non-profit dedicated to promoting quality online higher education. The OLC is just out with this infographic summarizing the scope of online higher education and the context in … Continue reading

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DEIT Satisfaction Survey – Results

Tweet Thank you to the 145 DeSales faculty members that responded this past fall to the Distance Education and Instructional Technology Department’s Faculty Satisfaction Survey. The following are the key findings and planned actions from the survey’s results.   Key … Continue reading

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Chronicle Vitae Article: Commentary on Online Teaching

Tweet Online learning is a great way to conveniently fit furthering your education into a busy schedule with its more flexible hours and course format. However, distance learning still faces a common misconception that because the course is hosted online, … Continue reading

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Fall 2015 DEIT Updates: Message from Dr. Eric Hagan

Tweet Faculty colleagues: As the Fall Semester gets underway, I wanted to communicate to you about several items that may impact your teaching. To follow-up or get more information, contact DEIT at deit@desales.edu or 610-282-1100 x2290. In addition, my personal … Continue reading

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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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NMC Horizon Report 2015: Higher Education Edition

Tweet The NMC (New Media Consortium) Horizon Report for 2015 in Higher Education studies the projected upcoming short-term, mid-term, and long-term trends for educational practices and technology. Technologies which are near-term, mid-term, and far-term for implementation in education are also … Continue reading

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“8 tips for creating video in online learning” – eCampus News Article

Tweet Videos are an excellent way to engage and connect with students, especially in a hybrid or online environment. Meris Stansbury of eCampus News describes eight tips which will help instructors create effective videos. Here is an outline of the … Continue reading

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OUPblog: In person online: the human touch

Tweet Judith Bowman of Oxford Univeristy Press discusses her epiphany on “the human touch” element of online learning when she heard a student voice a complaint that if the online course that the student took had a face-to-face teacher, they … Continue reading

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Faculty Focus Article: Building Community and Creating Relevance Online

Tweet Much like a traditional face-to-face class, the first days of an online class can make students new to the online learning environment nervous as well. Faculty Focus has created some helpful tips and tricks to make the online learning … Continue reading

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