• Sharing and Viewing Zoom Recordings

    In this post you can explore instructions and hints on how to either view or share Zoom recordings, either if a Zoom recording belongs to you, or if a Zoom recording was shared with you (and it belongs to someone else). Generally the first scenario is more relevant for faculty and the second one for students, although there can be a lot of the overlap. You can also check out Zoom directions on Managing and Sharing Cloud Recordings using this link. Note that sharing a Zoom recording is not preferable to uploading the video to Kaltura and sharing it from the Kaltura video streaming platform. Zoom recordings should now automatically…

  • Instructional Design: Multimodal Content Delivery and Course Organization

    Multimodal student interaction and activity examples Student activities: Synchronous discussion Asynchronous discussions (e.g. discussion boards) Think, Pair, Share activities Assignments: Video Assignments Presentations Written content in various forms: academic essay, blog post, journal entries, wiki entries etc Infographics Maps,Story maps Timelines Additional Resources: Blending with purpose: the multimodal model

  • Collaboration and Peer Communication

    Collaborating and communicating in a face to face classroom is second nature to most of us but meaningful student to student to communication and collaboration in an online environment requires more planning and thought. For group projects students may be able to work out a collaboration method themselves but they would benefit from some structure and guidance. An online discussion can be quite engaging and meaningful but it won’t happen organically just by having an open forum on a Moodle site. Consider the following suggestions when thinking about how you want your students to work together: Establish clear roles and responsibilities for group work Suggest and explain technologies for collaboration,…