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Being Creatively Predictable for Online Student Success

RSI with Creative Predictability The “regular” in regular and substantive interaction (RSI) emphasizes that courses taught online are best organized in a predictable way. Distance learning professors probably know this already quite well. A predictably organized course helps online students even more than those in face-to-face classes, and especially those in asynchronous classes, because of…Continue Reading Being Creatively Predictable for Online Student Success

News Bytes Weekly | Issue 8

What’s inside this issue? Find Out Fridays: Course Design 101 (Nov. 18) Regular & Substantive Interaction One-on-One Appointments Cool Learning Opportunities Blog Spotlight: Welcome Home – Course Card & Home Page Tips for Humanizing Appointments for Instructional Design and RSI Help for Distance Learning In Case You Missed It…Continue Reading News Bytes Weekly | Issue 8

News Bytes Weekly | Issue 7

What’s inside this issue? Find Out Fridays: Canvas Modules 101 Canvas In-Line Help Is Here! Cool Learning Opportunities Blog Spotlight: Teaching & Learning Experts @ the FCLT Appointments for Instructional Design and RSI Help for Distance Learning In Case You Missed It…Continue Reading News Bytes Weekly | Issue 7

News Bytes Weekly | Issue 6

WHAT’S INSIDE THIS ISSUE?  Find out Fridays: What, Why and How? OER 101  Canvas In-Line Help/Easier Access to Canvas Support  Blog Spotlight: Creating Collaborative Moments that Engage Students   Appointments for Instructional Design Help  In Case You Missed It  1. FIND OUT FRIDAYS: WHAT, WHY AND HOW? OER 101  Join Monika Chavez this Friday, 10/28 at…Continue Reading News Bytes Weekly | Issue 6

News Bytes Weekly | Issue 5

WHAT’S INSIDE THIS ISSUE?  Accreditation Forum: Distance Learning & RSI  New Accessibility Tool in Canvas! Alternative Formats  Easier Access to Canvas Support  Discussion Alternative: Perusall + OpenStax Texts  Blog Spotlight: Pope Tech – Expand your Accessibility Arsenal  Appointments for Instructional Design Help  In Case You Missed It  1. ACCREDITATION FORUM: DISTANCE LEARNING & RSI  Join…Continue Reading News Bytes Weekly | Issue 5

News Bytes Weekly | Issue 4

WHAT’S INSIDE THIS ISSUE?  Find out Fridays! OER Workshop 10/14  DEI Workgroup Opportunity  FCLT News Bytes Blog  Blog Spotlight: Want Students to Watch Your Videos?  Appointments for Instructional Design Help  In Case You Missed It …Continue Reading News Bytes Weekly | Issue 4

News Bytes Weekly | Issue 3

WHAT’S INSIDE THIS ISSUE?  Find out Fridays! FCLT & LIEAL Workshops  DEI Workgroup Opportunity  Student Chromebook Users  Appointments for Instructional Design Help  Tech for Student Support  In Case You Missed It  1. FIND OUT FRIDAYS!  By Katie Datko  The FCLT and the Library Initiative for Equitable and Affordable Learning (LIEAL) will have a series of…Continue Reading News Bytes Weekly | Issue 3

SensusAccess is Here! Alternative File Formats in Canvas!

What is SensusAccess, AKA Alternative Formats in Canvas? SensusAccess is a new tool recently integrated into Canvas, joining our current suite of accessibility tools such as UDOIT and Pope Tech. SensusAccess is integrated into our Canvas instance under the name “Alternative Formats” and like many tools within Canvas, it is accessed through the course navigation…Continue Reading SensusAccess is Here! Alternative File Formats in Canvas!

Equity Resources: Teaching from the ‘HIPS’ (High Impact Practices)

It can be a challenge to think of specific things we can do using educational technology to ensure success for our impacted students as well as Gen Z. High-Impact Practices (HIPS) are tried and true means for engagement that can push the needle forward for student achievement. Here are just a few resources that can…Continue Reading Equity Resources: Teaching from the ‘HIPS’ (High Impact Practices)