Monthly Archives: April 2012

Create Screencast Videos

Screencast videos are great in online courses! Basically, these media are a video of what you see on your computer screen and your voice as you explore it. The screencast may be a PowerPoint presentation, website, Blackboard, map, whatever. Jing … Continue reading

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Reusing Podcasts, Videos, etc

There are many ready-made quality resources available to include in our courses. Using these material adds QUALITY and is a STRENGTH to online teaching. Finding these resources will vary by discipline. The CDC (Center’s for Disease Control and Prevention), for … Continue reading

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Blackboard Collaborate (Elluminate)

Blackboard Collaborate is an amazing tool for student learning. This tool is synchronous and allows for real-time interaction, questions, collaboration, etc. From my experience as a student in this TT1102 course, participating in the these sessions is simple and engaging. … Continue reading

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Text Polls

Poll Everywhere is an amazing service. You can poll your students via text message (or internet) for FREE, up to 40 participants. The way it works is you create an online account at Poll Everywhere and share a code for … Continue reading

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Blogs and RSS Feeds

I¬†located and bookmarked (and should also list in Diigo) many great blogs.¬† The resources this week were really helpful. I loved the idea of using blogs as a way to be a life long learner and loved the perspective that … Continue reading

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