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Using badges to recognize engagement — Part 2

2 June 2020

This is the second post on how faculty are using badges in their online courses this term. (Part 1 is here.) Amy Csizmar Dalal (Computer Science) generously walks me through…

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Promoting effective course reading

3 March 2020

Reading is an important skill across the curriculum, and yet there are many different types of reading. As faculty members, we often assign reading without making explicit our expectations for…

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Three steps towards making your classroom more accessible

12 January 2020

As faculty continue to consider how to make classrooms more inclusive, one area of discussion has been approaches to make our classrooms more welcoming for students with disabilities. In the…

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Quickstart for Instructional Video

1 May 2018

Teaching Quick Tip: Getting Started with Instructional Video with Carleton’s Dann Hurlbert from Carleton Academic Technology on Vimeo. What is instructional video? When designed well and used effectively, short instructional…

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Quickstart for Podcasts

4 April 2018

What are podcasts? Podcasts are digital audio files which can be listened to by streaming or downloading. Why use podcasts? Podcasts are sometimes used in lieu of a paper assignment…

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Constructing syllabi for the new term

29 December 2017

With the start of a new term just around the corner, faculty are busy putting the finishing touches on their syllabi. Research shows the tone and structure of a syllabus…

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Why use online small group discussions?

13 January 2017

With the fast pace of Carleton’s 10-week terms, making the most of class time is important. Technology offers one way to prepare students in advance of class meetings. Sometimes that…

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