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Common Pitfalls of Online Course Design #1: Upload your course materials, then call it a day

Wouldn’t that be great? Upload your materials, and simply let a Blackboard/Canvas robot monitor discussion, grade activities and assessments, and provide useful comments, and maybe even encouragement.  Is that where we’re headed? Maybe so if we follow the trend of … Continue reading

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BB 4xx/5xx Biocomputing: Molecular Simulations and Data Analysis

Before they disappear into the wind, our department interviews each of our graduating students with regards to our program and curriculum. A recurring comment in recent years has been a desire to learn aspects of  programming and bioinformatics/biocomputing. Seizing this … Continue reading

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Can’t follow directions

Let’s look to the future, shall we? I know we are early in the process, and I for one have very little clue about what the “online content” of our course should or will be. However, I am equally concerned … Continue reading

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Role of “Content Curator”

It seems the role of a “content curator” for a hybrid class can take many forms.  With unlimited time an instructor may be able to verify the validity all new content (“new content” being that introduced by students, rather than … Continue reading

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Anth 481 in a Nutshell, let’s say “pecan”

Natural Resources and Community Values represents a Bacc Core course that meets the requirements for Science, Technology, and Society. For the first time, it will be offered as hybrid or blended learning course. Currently, the course enrollment is capped at … Continue reading

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Hybrid Education Course Content

The hybrid course that I am currently developing is TCE 424, “Teacher as a Reflective Practitioner,” for winter term, 2013.  It is the final seminar for our full-time student teachers(soon to be early childhood or elementary school teachers) that accompanies … Continue reading

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Thinking about course content.

My Web-Enhanced class has been going for three weeks now. One of the main things I have noticed is that since the students are leading the way we are getting much more feedback from the students about how they are … Continue reading

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