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Instructor Presence, part 1

So, I’ve been thinking, now that we’ve talked about participation and group work in the online classroom, it might be time to talk about what you, the instructor, might be doing while the students interact with each other.  Thus, a … Continue reading

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Special Blog Post – Accessibility and FAIR UVic

Well, I am slowly crawling my way back into posting on this blog.  I have a couple of posts in draft mode right now, and am hoping to get the next one which will be related to instructor presence, up … Continue reading

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Assessing Group Work in Online Courses

It’s been longer than I had intended between posts, but this is because of some changes in my professional life.  As of November 18th, I will no longer be at the University of Victoria, but will be at Camosun College … Continue reading

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Assessment Strategies for Discussions

In my last post, I talked about participation, specifically participation as engagement.  And one of the activities that allows you to most easily see and gauge a student’s participation is the discussion.  Now, there are many site you can go … Continue reading

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Participation

In my last post, I talked about giving feedback to students.  But, beyond giving feedback,  how should we assess participation? First of all, I like to ask:  what is participation anyway?  I’ve been thinking a lot about this recently.  I … Continue reading

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Giving Feedback

So in my last post I talked about using rubrics for assessment, but along with providing students with your grading criteria (which will also help guide you as you grade assignments) and providing them with a grade, you also should … Continue reading

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Rubrics

Welcome to the first post on the Teaching Online at Continuing Studies blog site.  To find out more about the blog and about who exactly is posting here, click on the About link in the menu above. So, I thought … Continue reading

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