Posts Tagged: blackboard

How to Embed Academic Twitter Feeds into Online Courses

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Social media. Is it the bane of our students’ attention span? Have you ever wanted to use it for good rather than for evil? Maybe you’ve considered trying Twitter. Maybe you are constantly finding great resources that you’d like to post on the fly from your mobile device, but your students will never see because […]

Now Introducing….Start Here Orientation Video

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Introduction: This video will be a link in the preemail that is sent to students prior to SPC 1017, Interpersonal Communication (online) course starting. Students will be notified that they will be producing an introductory video the first week of class and to visit the Animoto website in advance.   Interactive Engagement Strategies: When students begin […]

My favorite resources for teaching physics (can be used in any STEM)

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Hello Everyone, Here are the links to a few of my favorite FREE resources for STEM: 1. Phet – Great Simulations Developed by the University of Colorado team. All free, can be downloaded anywhere. PHET 2.CWSEI – Carl Weiman Science Educational Initiative – great resources for K-16 STEM educators. In case you do not know, […]

The infinite life of pi

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This video would be perfect to showcase in many of my EET classes as pi seems to be lurking in the dark shadows of all of them. I am also thinking that this video would be quite powerful to show during our STEAM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Art-Math) Rocks! hands on workshops for 5th graders in the Central Florida […]

Learn It! – Blackboard Learn 9.1

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Do you have questions about Blackboard? Check the links below or go to one of Valencia’s most visited Fac Dev page at Learn It! – Blackboard Learn 9.1 Blackboard Learn – On Demand Learning Center Understanding & Building Your Course (Building Content, Premissions, Reporting, and Best Pratices) Communicating & Collaborating (Discussions, Blogs, Journal, WIkis, Groups, and Announcments) […]

Google+ for Online Chats and Digital Office Hours

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Special thanks to Todd Conaway, an Instructional Designer from Yavapai College in Arizona, who shared with us his faculty development blog. As I was surfing his blog, I was inspired by this video and it’s relationship with things we will be showcasing at our next Circles of Innovation session. We look forward to the opportunity to work […]