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Bridge the Gap – Educating Instructors in Course Design

Replicating the interactivity of the physical classroom is an essential component to the success of an online environment since it can bridge the gap between the isolation of distance learning and the fluidity of the discourse as it might occur in traditional classrooms.  Learn how learning management systems support increased “human presence” through multimedia platforms. […]

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Essay Checklist: A Resource or an Assignment? You Decide

From Queens College, Writing at Queens While the information found below from the Queens College writing is found under “Students,” the page does suggest to faculty that they might want to incorporate the use of these instruments into their course.  The instructions and the links, taken from the “Writing at Queens” page can be found […]

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Podcasting and Beyond

Even if you don’t know what podcasting or screen capturing are, there are several useful sites across CUNY and beyond that can get you started. Queens College Podcasting, Adobe Connect, Free Screen Capture Software John Jay College Podcast on Podcasting

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Help with WordPress

Queens College offers a basic tutorial for WordPress beginners.  While the advice begins with help on how to log into Queens College’s Qwriting, the advice that follows is applicable to all WordPress accounts.

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Beyond Hunter

Hunter College’s Academic Center for Excellence in Research and Teaching offers a list of  blogs, ereadings, conferences, organizations, and teaching and learning center information and links Beyond Hunter.

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Handling Surface Errors in Student Writing

Lehman College’s Writing Center offers faculty some practical advice on how to address writing errors by students: Handling Surface Errors in Student Writing

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Solve a Teaching Problem

John Jay College  recommends Carnegie Mellon’s  “Solve a Teaching Problem”  for concrete examples on how to address some of the more basic challenges faced by faculty from what to do if your student/students can’t keep up with the readings to  cheating.  While the advice found here is generally for face-to-face classrooms, most of the information can […]

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Develop As a Teacher

The Center for Teaching at Brooklyn College  has a page dedicated to pedagogy journals and conferences : Develop As a Teacher

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Internet Research Tutorials that May Double as Assignments

The Internet Detective offers a tutorial for students on how to surf the web and find quality information.  While the site is geared for students and can also be found under “additional resources for students,” faculty might want to consider incorporating the use of the site into an assignment.    The tutorial found on this […]

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End of Course Review Checklist: Evolve: Evaluate, Review, and Revise Your Online Course

The School of Professional Studies offer some ideas on what you should think about once your course is completed for the semester.  The checklist-style presentation might also be used when setting up your course. Evolve: evaluate, review, and revise your online course

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