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New Semester, New Course: A Series on Course Redesign

Here we are again – a new semester! As you begin to prepare for your next semester, you should consider taking a good look at your courses and brushing them up with a little redesign. Why look at courses for redesign? First, a course redesign can help mitigate problems from a course copy, saving time …

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reacting to the past

Using Reacting to the Past Online with Amy O’Keefe

We spoke with Assistant Professor of History Amy O’Keefe about her use of Reacting to the Past, an active learning pedagogy of role-playing games designed for higher education.  In this video, O’Keefe gives an overview of the games she’s implemented in her courses, technology tools she’s used in an online class environment and student feedback …

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VoiceThread engagement examples

Creating opportunities for engaging interaction with course content is a big challenge for online courses. Luckily, there are any great tool to help along the way. VoiceThread is the tool you’ve been looking for to allow students to comment on videos and presentations in real time still provide flexibility to make comments anytime, not just …

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