Tag Archives: Interactive Engagement

A Hybrid Approach to a Graphic Design Professional Practice Course

Graphic Design Professional Practices is a senior level course that covers professional ethics & standards, business practices & tactics, and production techniques for graphic designers. With graduation hot on their heels — seniors review, discuss and participate in what it … Continue reading

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How to Create Peer to Peer Engagement Online in a Hybrid Course

One of the common pitfalls in online course design is not creating opportunities and engagement for students to discuss, critique and learn from one another in the online environment. I will avoid this in my hybrid class by: Emphasizing the … Continue reading

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Online Course Design Pitfall #4: Expect Your Students to Consume Knowledge Rather Than Create It

This pitfall stood out to me, as it seemed it would be an easy trap to fall into while redesigning the course I teach. Many of the resources previously developed for the Special Animal Med course are geared toward a … Continue reading

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Using student-student interaction to increase learning

My post is addressing pitfall #5 in the article that we read (ignoring the ways in which students learn from each other). One of the things that we do in our online Spanish classes that we will carry over into … Continue reading

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Inside the Nutshell: Keeping the Nut From Cracking

Focus, focus, focus. That is what I am currently trying to do, on this one blog, on this course design, on this new hybrid course, considering all the things that need to fit, how to balance online content with classroom … Continue reading

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Transitioning from Content Delivery to Skills Facilitation

By Inara Scott In the not-so-distant past, if you wanted to learn about a specialized content area–say, eighteenth century literature, nuclear fusion, or microeconomics–you had to go to college. Specialized information about these subjects lived in the mind of professors, … Continue reading

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Avoiding common pitfalls in general human nutrition hybrid course

The face-to-face version of my General Human Nutrition course (NUTR 225) currently includes lectures (PowerPoint), exams, and informal discussions during class meeting times, and quizzes and a project submitted via Canvas. The online version of the course includes all of … Continue reading

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Take this class to win trivia night!

Bored flying cross-country?  Do long road trips in the car drag on endlessly?  After completing GEOG 102: Physical Geography, you will be fighting for the window seat on the plane or demanding that your friends to take the long route … Continue reading

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Content Curator or Maestro?

Reflections of an aging quarterback I was recently describing my current place in academia to a new faculty member. The analogy I used was the gracefully aging quarterback who is excited to be surrounded by talented and dynamic running backs. … 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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