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Gamifying Your Course

We have a fair number of meetings with instructors who want to gamify their courses. Who can blame them – if you could get your students hooked on your subject like they are on whatever they’re playing on their phones

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Online Teaching and the F2F Learning Experience

One of the first things that occurred when I became an online student, and later taught in an online environment, is that I initially began thinking about the online classroom as a ‘sort of’ simulation of the face-to-face classroom. I

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Teaching: Navigating Surveillance and Visibility in the Online Classroom

Dig, if you will, the picture of an online public health professor checking out Zaption analytics. Or, let’s consider a distance learning accounting student who leaves a fantastic instructor review on one of the many online professor rating services. What

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Use of Open Educational Resources in an Introductory Statistics Course

Two weeks ago, I presented my dissertation study in the convention of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) in Washington DC. This is a rewarding experience for educators and practioners to network and know the trend in the field. Here

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Instructional Design in Competence-based Education and its Challenge

Competence-based education (CBE) was initially developed in order to bridge the gap between the labor market and vocational and technical education and nowadays is utilized in interdisciplinary fields. Competence is defined as the ability that one person can effectively use

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Teaching: Creating Rapport With Weekly Update Videos

My Experience At a former institution I taught a Freshman Experience course year after year and had a fabulous time. In particular, I found great fulfillment in the deep connections I formed with my students both in and out of

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