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April 16, 2015
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Faculty Spotlight: Online teaching success in LLT6013 Literature of the Built Environment

Could you be a sceptic about teaching online courses? If you are ‘not so sure’ whether this type of delivery could work for you take a look at one of our own faculty members after teaching online! Dr. Margaret Hadley … Continue reading

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April 29, 2014
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Quality Matters and how it relates to Lawrence Tech

Quality Matters (QM) is a nonprofit organization focusing on quality course design in online and blended learning. The Quality Matters Program is a nationally recognized and widely used standard of excellence. Colleges and universities submit courses to Quality Matters for … Continue reading

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March 19, 2014
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Tips and suggestions to strengthen your syllabus

Faculty commonly update their course syllabi every term with new due dates and new content, but how often do we revise our policy statements? Below are some suggestions that can make course expectations clear to students and help faculty avoid … Continue reading

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January 22, 2014
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Teaching and Learning Tips & Strategies: Creating Schedules

If you’re feeling overwhelmed managing your course and finding yourself needing more time to interact with students, here are some strategies to help you and your students manage your time more efficiently. Be explicit, realistic and emphatic about the course … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014
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Spring 2014 Online Faculty Meeting: Planning for Success

eLearning Services faculty meetings for online faculty provide information on creative ways to enhance course content and impact teaching effectiveness using good course design and technology.  The meetings include university and department updates, pedagogical workshops, and exchange of best practices.  … Continue reading

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May 7, 2013
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Google+ Hangouts: Easy to use, free, multi-user video chat and web conferencing

What is Google+ Hangouts? Google+ Hangouts is a multi-user, live video chat that you can use to enhance your course. From online to hybrid to on-ground — there are opportunities to incorporate synchronous video chats in all modes of course … Continue reading