Tag Archives: distance learning

What skills should K-12 online teachers try to export to higher education?

I’m at the iNACOL Virtual School Symposium in New Orleans. I hope you’ll come to our panel discussion (4:30-5:30) on Interventions for Struggling Students in Online Courses. You can also visit our website to catch up with our new projects. … Continue reading

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The Brain Targeted Teaching Model (part deux)

There’s another post about Mariale Hardiman’s Brain Targeted Teaching Model on CARDEblog if you’re interested. It’s about emotion in online distance education. (pssssst…I know because I put it there ­čÖé )

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Congressional Caucus on e-Learning

Last week, I represented my workplace at the Congressional Caucus on e-Learning. It was the inaugural meeting, and mostly an information-gathering session. Because we study e-Learning (aka distance education) back at the office all day long, it wasn’t entirely new … Continue reading

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Distance learning: online course etiquette

Distance learning is relatively new. For the student, getting a quality online classroom experience can be intimidating. For the instructor, encouraging participation in an unfamiliar medium can be intimidating. From my own experience as a student, my behaviour in the … Continue reading

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Distance learning: encouraging a learning community through peer review

I discovered an exciting concept while studying quality distance learning. The concept is the development of a┬álearning community. The learning community can increase student success in distance learning courses by asking students to be accountable to one another as well … Continue reading

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Wrapping up the semester with distance learning

This week and next, I’m wrapping up the semester. Think I’ll use festive beaded ribbon. To wrap up my work as a teaching assistant this semester, I will be adapting two of my Professor’s ENG 272 (Technical Communication) units to … Continue reading

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Reusable educational objects

Reusable educational objects: they work like a puzzle. They are usually stored in online libraries. They are widely available, usually for free or a small fee. They are an intriguing way to glue an online course together with a wide … Continue reading

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