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My Virtual Understanding of Virtual Reality

VR goggles in low ambient light

I have to admit that when I read Katie’s post last week, I had a moment of panic when she suggested asking us about using virtual reality in your courses because I felt like I didn’t know much about virtual reality. I made sure to start exploring the links that she shared and found that…Continue Reading My Virtual Understanding of Virtual Reality

A Little Friday Alliteration: Formative, Free and Fabulous

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A few things to consider when we teach regardless of mode of instruction is the nature of our assessments. Do we still have high stakes exams or quizzes to evaluate our students? Can we rethink some of our assignments so that we can get a better idea of student progress? These questions can lead us…Continue Reading A Little Friday Alliteration: Formative, Free and Fabulous

Sometimes The Best Things in Life are Free

Today marks the end of the annual Open Education Week – a time of global awareness-raising, training and outreach about Open Educational Resources (OER). At Mt. SAC we have a several initiatives that support the adoption and creation of OER, so let’s take some time to briefly go over why OER are critical for student…Continue Reading Sometimes The Best Things in Life are Free

The Canvas Commons: Anything but Common

  Have you heard of the Canvas Commons? Have you used it? If not, you will want to after reading this post!  What is the Canvas Commons? It’s a free faulty and Canvas admin resource (students do not have access) that is chock full of content shared by Canvas users for others to use, including assignments,…Continue Reading The Canvas Commons: Anything but Common