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Faculty Spotlight: Spring 2015 Faculty Research Grant Recipients, Part 2

We are going to spend the next few weeks spotlighting the recipients of the Spring 2015 faculty Research grants. Get to know these distinguished faculty members below!

Karen Manning

Karen Manning

Names: Karen Manning, Ph.D., Angela Robbins, Ph.D.

University: University of Cincinnati

Title of Proposal: Increasing Student Engagement and Positive Learning Outcomes in Online Problem Based Learning through the Use of On Demand Video Feedback

Bios:

Karen Crawford Manning brings over 35 years of business experience to the University of Cincinnati faculty.

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Producing High Quality eLearning Videos: The Ultimate Guide

eLearning_IndustryVideos in eLearning stimulate brainstorming, heighten motivation and appeal to a variety of learning needs. But how easy is it for eLearning professionals to create their own eLearning videos? In this article, I’ll share all the tips and tricks you need to know from each stage of eLearning video production, in order to successfully deliver one of the most powerful communication media to your audience.

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rhizoANT: Following the Actors & Parasites in Hyperobjects

I want to start with a little movie that I made using a Google Chrome extension called Draftback. The movie is a playback of a group of Rhizo14 people writing The Untext last October, 2014. Unfortunately, Draftback does not capture formatting, images, or marginalia, but it does provide a point of view on the emergence of The Untext that I have not been able to generate any other way.…
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Signing on to #twp15

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Fools rush in, foolish fools sign up at the last minute.

I’ve just signed up for Teaching with WordPress

This is an open online course on Teaching with WordPress, running June 1-26, 2015. Join us to talk about and experiment with, among other things:

  • open education, open pedagogy and design
  • WordPress as a highly customizable framework for teaching and learning
  • examples of instructors and learners using WordPress sites in many different ways for multiple purposes
  • plug ins, applications and approaches for creating, discussing, sharing and interacting with each other

Throughout the course, you’ll be creating your own WordPress course site, so that by the end you’ll have a beginning structure to build on with your learners.

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the Golden Age of Education that never was

Republished from edutechnicalities

The history of edutainment, a mid-20th Century portmanteau used to describe the mix of broadcast contents with an educational context, is a fascinating field, and Audrey Watters’ Story of The Learning Channel is an important addition to a critical reader on the relationship of broadcast media, ownership rights and the education superstructure.  …

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9 Vital Things You are Forgetting Before Your eLearning Course Goes Live

eLearningbrosNothing is more frustrating than sending off your finished eLearning course and wishing you could have done more to make the course even better. Certainly, you don’t want to forget anything before your course goes live, that is why I’ve hand selected nine things most people forget before publishing their course.

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Crossing the River with Yr 8

This year a version of the well known Crossing the River task formed the basis of the Yr 8 Algebra problem solving assessment task. Several students took full advantage of the power of their iPads to produce stop motion or iMovie presentations of their solutions.…

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Quality Matters Monday: Standard 2.2

QMIt’s Quality Matters Monday! Each Monday, we will highlight a Quality Matters standard and review its importance in an online course and how we evaluate this standard.

Today, we are reviewing Quality Matters Standard 2.2.

General Standard 2 addresses the necessary components that make up quality learning objectives or competencies, which establish a foundation upon which the rest of the course is based.

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Teaching on WordPress: Introduction

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Hello,

Here is my short bio for a long post secondary teaching career. I have joined this open, online workshop to learn more about using WordPress for my courses in conjunction with the university LMS.

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English faculty member at Kwantlen Polytechnic University since 1996, previously at UBC for 2 years and Thompson Rivers University for 6 years.…

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