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CMS Driving your Course? Should it?

As an adopter of the Flipped/Hybrid course philosophy, I am very blessed in that I come for a background in computer science. Why is this such a  blessing for me is that I don’t fall into the trap of my … Continue reading

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Don’t upload then leave, you know better!!

As I’ve listened too many of former students and advisee’s, there are instructors and professors that just assign readings, lectures, or articles in their classes and leave it up to the students to decide who to go about understanding the … Continue reading

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From Pitfall to Springboard

I would like to avoid Pitfalls 4 & 5. My experience with Pitfall 5 – In the Leadership Collaborative (LC), Learning Teams play a crucial role at the nexus of theory and praxis.  In the F2F sessions, Learning Teams are … Continue reading

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Come to a Hands-on Blended Learning Workshop

Explore tools and techniques to integrate online and classroom learning in your courses. Learn effective blended/hybrid teaching practices in this hands-on CTL workshop on Friday, Feb. 3 1:00-2:30 p.m., in Milam 215. All faculty and GTA’s welcome. Please bring your … Continue reading

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DHE263 in a Nutshell

This class’s title is Human Centered Design: Theories and Strategies. Human Centered Design (HCD) means the approach to design process that is iterative rather than linear. It is a problem solving method that is user driven. To understand what HCD … Continue reading

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BEE 468/568: Remediation of contaminated soil and water using microbes, mushrooms, and plants

The hybrid course I am developing is an upper-level undergraduate and graduate course. It covers fundamental and engineering aspects of bioremediation that uses microorganisms, fungi, and plants to remediate contaminated soil, groundwater, and surface water. It also has a lab section that requires students … Continue reading

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H210: Understanding our own healthcare experience

The course Steph and I are creating is the hybrid offering of our program’s introductory course – H210 (Introduction to the U.S. Healthcare System).   This is a course that is already offered in multiple formats – ecampus, residential, and one … Continue reading

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Hybrid course “Living with Cascade Volcanoes”

I plan to develop a hybrid version of the GEO 305 course Living with Cascade volcanoes. This is a 3 credit baccalaureate core course for non majors, and is designed to provide students with an insight into the processes that lead to the … Continue reading

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Avoiding Pitfall #5: Encourage Students to learn from each other

As the course that I am converting to a hybrid course is also a new course, I am experiencing and evaluating the issues in course content delivery in a face-to-face classroom environment this term. Avoiding pitfalls in online course design … Continue reading

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Expecting students to consume rather than create knowledge

I have been teaching this course on fish disease for over 20 years and I am both struggling with and intrigued by how to restructure the content. One section of the course that is challenging even when f2f is the … Continue reading

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