“The More of Me I Put in My Classroom, the More My Students Engage”

I went to an amazing session at the Washington Canvas User's Group conference (WACUG) right before spring quarter and I heard the MOST AMAZING statement from a faculty. They said, "I found that the more of me I put into my classroom, the more my students engage." The context was that this was a session … Continue reading “The More of Me I Put in My Classroom, the More My Students Engage”

Textbook Search Engine

Are you looking for the best deal on your required textbook? Here is one source that can help. Many of the sellers have free shipping. TEXTBOOKSPY.COM “Textbookspy.com, a textbook comparison shopping tool, has partnered with CollegeBookrenter.com, Bookrenter.com, Chegg.com, and eCampus.com to help save students on the price of textbooks. Textbookspy.com compares prices of millions of … Continue reading Textbook Search Engine

Two New Online CDs at the Kirk Library

  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

How to Balance Online Learner Needs and Instructor Workload

We had a great online session on How to Balance Online Learner Needs and Instruction Workload today in Kirk Library.  We've been able to take away some very good ideas.  The presentation centered on three main points: how to adapt your course by using course mapping, course design, and strategically placed assignments how to foster … Continue reading How to Balance Online Learner Needs and Instructor Workload

Looking for an image?

Finding Images on the Internet  I have listed some of my favorite online image sources. Google Images  http://images.google.com Bing Images http://www.bing.com/images Yahoo images http://images.search.yahoo.com Geograph http://www.geograph.org.uk/ NASA images http://www.nasaimages.org Morguefile http://www.morguefile.com “A morgue file is a place to keep post production materials for use of reference, an inactive job file. This morgue file contains free … Continue reading Looking for an image?