Online Teaching Tips Category

Tutorial: How to make a Zoom Waiting Room slide in Canva

310 waiting room slide

Updated Oct 4, 2020 As you set up for your live, synchronous online classes, it’s nice for the students to have something to look at. I also play music from my Spotify lists to keep things lively. If you want to create an interactive Waiting Room slide – check out my tutorial below. I want […]

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Be the light for those who are afraid of the dark

Be the light for those afraid of the dark

For those that need to hear this. Rise up. You have already been knocked down. Rinse and repeat.

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Understanding Online Education: A Guide for Parents of College Students

For the parents

So your college student’s fall classes will be online. Here is some terminology and guidelines for parents with new or seasoned college students so you can be their advocate and provide support.

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From the Other Side of the Webcam: Professor Successfully Completes First Online Course

Online Teaching Tips - Professor as Student

Success! From professor to student – I completed my first 100% online course as part of a professional certificate program at Oregon State University. Success as an online student = commitment, accountability, and reading instructions. #FeelingUnstoppable

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Conscious Onboarding: 10 Ways to Support New Online Instructor

Conscious Onboarding Evolllution article

In the scramble of expanding online programs, colleges often neglect to establish a formal onboarding process to address the unique challenges of online instruction—putting faculty confidence and retention at risk. Article originally published in The Evolllution Oct 17, 2019

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Connecting with Students from a Distance: 10 Ways to Stay Engaged Inside and Outside the Learning Environment [infographic]

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Connecting with Students from a Distance: 10 Ways to Stay Engaged Inside and Outside the Learning Environment. Article originally published in The Evolllution June 22, 2000

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Professor as online student: 3 big take-aways; 3 weeks in

Online Teaching Tips - professor as student

This is the 2nd installment of my journey “on the other side of the webcam” – professor as online student. Here are three big take-aways now that I am three weeks in. #lifelonglearning

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From the other side of the webcam: Perspectives of a professor as online student

Online Teaching Tips - professor as student

The tables have turned. I am now an online student. My journey through five classes at Oregon State University Learning Experience Design Certificate has begun. I have so much to learn. This experience will not only advance me on my pathway toward an XD specialization, it will enhance my skills as an instructor. This first post marks the beginning of a new era in Online Teaching Tips. This time it’s from the other side of the webcam. #lifelonglearning #onlineteaching #onlineeducation

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“Online Teaching Tips” Roundup: The Collection

Online Teaching Tips - The Collection

First launched on Mar 11, 2020, “Online Teaching Tips” was created at the dawn of #COVID19 in response to WSU faculty needs as they moved in-person classes online. The journey continues. This is my collection. #OneWSU #WSUTogether #WAZZOOM #MurrowGoesVirtual #OnlineCougs #GoCougs

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Sawyer Moss… daughter, student, photographer, budding entrepreneur

Online Teaching Tips - Sawyer

Meet Sawyer. Yes, she is our daughter, but she is also a full-time student in business and entrepreneurship at Western Washington University and budding photographer. For more than 6 weeks she has been home helping to run the house while also supporting our teaching efforts from behind the camera. We appreciate her so much and want to celebrate this lovely young woman.

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