Book Review: The Online Teaching Survival Guide: Simple and Practical Pedagogical Tips

Posted on: December 7, 2016 | By: Cheri Crabb, PhD | Filed under: Instructional Technologies

The Online Teaching Survival Guide by Boettcher and Conrad (2010), presents theory-based techniques for teaching online and/or blended courses.  The book reviews research in cognitive processing and learning outcomes.  Boettcher and Conrad provide a framework of instructional strategies for designing or modifying a course for the online environment.  Included are recommended technologies to integrate with …

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Elon Nursing Students Help Pioneer E-Connect Apple iPad Initiative

Posted on: October 18, 2021 | By: Grant Looper | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, News, Teaching & Learning

Elon University embraces innovation on all fronts — and the School of Health Sciences is taking things to another level with its brand-new Nursing department.

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Technology at Elon: The Basics

Posted on: September 7, 2021 | By: Grant Looper | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips, Teaching & Learning
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Starting college can be an intimidating prospect, even weeks after your first class. There’s a lot of new information to learn, and that’s not even including the classes! We’ve distilled some of the important information related to technology here at Elon for you in this blog to help you get adjusted to campus life at Elon.

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17th Annual Teaching and Learning Conference: Registration Open

Posted on: May 12, 2021 | By: Claudia Sparks | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Events & Training, Teaching & Learning

Register for this free, virtual conference happening on June 10th. 

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Moodle Mobile App is now Open LMS App

Posted on: April 28, 2021 | By: Ben Tupper | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Moodle, Teaching & Learning
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On April 28th, the Moodle Mobile App will be replaced by the Open LMS app. Read more about this new feature-rich app and learn how to quickly begin using it to access Moodle on the go.

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Moodle Gradebook Series: Giving Extra Credit

Posted on: March 26, 2021 | By: Scott Hildebrand | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips, Moodle, Teaching & Learning
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If you want your students to have the opportunity to learn extra credit in your class, there are a couple of ways you can do that in Moodle. Learn how to create an Extra Credit category for your course.

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Moodle Gradebook Series: Dropping the Lowest Grades

Posted on: March 26, 2021 | By: Scott Hildebrand | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips, Moodle, Teaching & Learning
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If you have a policy in your course of dropping a certain number of lowest grades for a particular type of activity, then using Categories in your Moodle Gradebook really comes in handy. Learn more about using this feature in your course.

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Moodle Gradebook Series: Hiding Versus Excluding Grades

Posted on: March 25, 2021 | By: Scott Hildebrand | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips, Moodle, Teaching & Learning
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Is it possible for Moodle to show students one course total and you another? Yes, it is! Usually this is a matter hiding versus excluding grades. Learn more about the difference and how you can use these features in your course.

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Moodle Gradebook Series: Grading With Single View

Posted on: March 25, 2021 | By: Scott Hildebrand | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips, Moodle, Teaching & Learning
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If you want to add or edit grades in Moodle for all assignments for one student or for one assignment for all students, the Single view choice in gradebook is a good place to start. Learn more about this feature.

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Moodle Gradebook Series: Build Your Moodle Gradebook

Posted on: March 24, 2021 | By: Scott Hildebrand | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips, Moodle, Teaching & Learning
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Moodle Gradebook offers key advantages for instructors and students. Learn more about how you can gain a better understanding of Moodle Gradebook and how to setup the tool for your course.

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Capture, Edit and Share Video with One Tool

Posted on: September 24, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips, Online Instruction, Teaching & Learning, video
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Recording and editing video can be daunting, regardless of your level of expertise. But an all-in-one tool from Adobe Creative Cloud can help to make things easier, whether you’re working on a Mac, PC or mobile device.

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