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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

I took a summer course at Johns Hopkins University about the mind, brain, and teaching (in fact, it was called Mind, Brain, and Teaching). It was taught by Mariale Hardiman, and we used her awesome book, The Brain Targeted Teaching … Continue reading

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How Big is the Manual?

Two weeks ago, ENG 271W learned about writing usable instructions. We analyzed this manual for usability. Because it’s an online class, I needed a way to demonstrate the size of the manual. Size and design of a document or manual … Continue reading

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What feels like stormy weather?

You know what feels like stormy weather? When a class you’re taking does not go as well as you had hoped. Maybe you took so many credits, you just couldn’t keep up. Or else, you didn’t count on your roomate/best_friend/sister/spouse … Continue reading

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Yay!

They are publishing my book chapter. Yay! Squee! It’s my first official published work.

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Interventions in Online Writing Instruction

I completed a chapter about interventions for a book on Online Writing Instruction (OWI). I was inspired to write about interventions because I feel they can make an impact in the lives of students and the success of OWI and … Continue reading

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Mid-semester organizing

The Chronicle of Higher Education says it’s time for a mid-semester assessment of how things are going. As well, *I* say it’s time to organize completely, so the rest of the semester flows smoothly. The organizing inspiration comes from David … Continue reading

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