We use a lot of different terms to describe eLearning courses here at Centralia College. Being able to distinguish between these terms is important for a variety of reasons. Helping students. Courses are designated in the class schedule by eLearning modality. Having a course accurately designated gives students and advisors the ability to decide whether … Continue reading eLearning Modalities Explained
There is so much out there, having some expert guidance on where to look is much appreciated! Yay, librarians!
[sent via Boyoung Chae from the SBCTC]
Just wanted to share a great OER resource. Margaret Mickibben, a librarian at North Seattle College has recently created an excellent search guide for quality OER.
It doesn’t simply list a bunch of OER sites – it describes and rates them for size, ease of searching and quality controls. It also sorts OERs by subject areas and format of materials offered: textbooks, simulations, lectures, images, articles, or complete courses. It stands out from the usual run of OER lists in that it aims to be selective and judgmental, in the spirit of Consumer Reports.
I unexpectedly took a trip down memory lane as I was searching in a drawer for something this morning. Years ago I happened across a lovely blog post by librarian Laura Cohen (2006) called "A librarian's 2.0 manifesto." (Read about it here: http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com/tag/laura-cohen/". Hard to believe that the "2.0" tag is soon approaching ten years! … Continue reading Educator’s 2.0 Manifesto
We are thrilled to announce that our final vacancy in eLearning is filled, and I can't think of a more suitable person than Centralia College's own Erin Baker to fill this position. Erin is our eLearning Support Tech and will serve as our point person for support requests for both faculty and students. She can … Continue reading Welcome Erin Baker to eLearning!
Carrie reported this last month in email, but worth a look again! Good news for Canvas Instructors! Thanks to script provided by a user in the Canvas Community and uploaded by your CC webmaster Cindy Lawrence, we now enjoy greatly expanded real estate in the Add Content window in Modules. In order to see and … Continue reading Adding Content to Modules Made A Bit Easier
Here's a heads-up on important dates for online classes this spring: CENTRALIA COLLEGE ONLINE CLASSES Classrooms open starting on March 24 Instruction begins March 31 Instruction ends June 13 WAOL SHARED ONLINE CLASSES Classrooms open starting on March 20 Instruction begins March 27 Instruction ends June 4
Linda Foss, English department and eLearning faculty liaison, recently put together this great guide (with screenshots) on how to manage your Canvas inbox. Check it out! Linda says: If you’re anything like me, you may be overwhelmed by the accumulation of old messages in your CANVAS Inbox. I’ve found several ways to deal with that, … Continue reading Looking to Manage Your Canvas Inbox?
Please join your colleagues for a weekly "Canvas Conversation" facilitated by Linda Foss and Carrie Powell. Fridays, 12-1 in eLearning Office A chance for faculty to gather in a small group around a common interest and further their understanding and application of our LMS. Winter quarter topics: 1/17: Conferencing 1/31: Managing Student Access 2/7: Show & Tell, a Good … Continue reading Canvas Conversations – Upcoming Topics
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 17,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that many people to … Continue reading 2013 in review
Here is the ONLINE tutoring schedule for today (Jan. 7) through Sunday (Jan. 12). Centralia College students access FREE online tutoring here: Etutoring though Centralia College Accounting 01/07/2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: K. Grah 01/08/2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: K. Grah 01/09/2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: K. Grah 01/10/2014 3:00 PM … Continue reading Online Tutoring Schedule through Sunday, Jan 12