Hello, One of our subscribed databases called ERIC (Education Resource Information Center) is partially shut down. ERIC provides access to educational literature and resources from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. Here is the message you will receive when trying to access full text articles: … Continue reading Database-ERIC Partially Shut Down
Even with the beautiful weather last week, we had some folks asking about Canvas course shells; shouldn't y'all be out enjoying the sun, not worrying about next quarter? Here's the skinny on when things are getting created in Canvas and ANGEL (for those who are lingering before switching over). Summer and Fall course shells are … Continue reading Summer and Fall Course Creation Dates
This was my favorite workshop at the ATL conference in Spokane. Jean is a dynamic speaker and is very knowledgeable with open resources. This fabulous open discussion and hands on workshop covered a lot of material. Luckily the presenter has supplied a link to this workshop http://harvest-the-web.blogspot.com/ and a link to her handout … Continue reading Harvesting the Web: Finding & Using Online Open Resources in Your Courses Presented by Jean Kent
Just a quick reminder to backup your course in ANGEL. J It only takes 3 mouse clicks!!! I would recommend doing it once a week. From your course. Click on the Manage Tab (There’s Click 1) Click Backup and Restore (There’s Click 2) and then click “Click here” to create a new backup. (There’s Click … Continue reading Backup Your Courses-Highly Recommended!
Hello, The Faculty Learning Community (FLC) offered staff an online workshop in February called “How to Balance Online Learner Needs and Instructor Workload.” The FLC has purchased the “How to Balance Learner needs… companion CD along with another online seminar CD. Both CDs are on reserve for staff at the Kirk Library. See descriptions … Continue reading Two New Online CDs at the Kirk Library
I am starting up a Tegrity series called Lightning Talks they will run from approximately 2 to 5 minutes. These talks are virtual tours of the Kirk Library Homepage. It was easy making them. I certainly gained enough experience after I forgot to turn on the microphone more than once. I also learned not … Continue reading Lightning Talks Kirk Library Tegrity Series
Come join us for a live 75 minute online seminar “How to Balance Online Learner Needs and Instructor Workload” at the Kirk library-Room 139, Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 10.00 a.m. You do not need to sign up ahead of time. This seminar will provide tangible, working solutions that you can use to modify your … Continue reading Come join us for a live 75 minute online seminar “How to Balance Online Learner Needs and Instructor Workload
We've all experienced too much of a good thing. With our recent move to All Angel All the Time, and some old Angel courses still hanging around, you may have more "Angels" that you can deal with! But no worries! You can easily organize and/or hide your Angel classes. Here's how: Log in to Angel … Continue reading All Angel All The Time – too many courses showing?
All Classrooms Open December 30th Online classes Instruction Begins: January 6th Last Class Day including finals: March 16th eCorrespondence, Hybrid, Web-Enhanced Instruction Begins: January 3rd Last Class Day including Finals: March 18
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