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“Films on Demand” for Your Online Course!

June 23, 2014 by

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The Library has purchased a resource entitled Films on Demand.  The following is a description of it on the vendor’s web page:  “Films On Demand is our Web-based digital video delivery service that allows you to view streaming videos from Films Media Group anytime, anywhere, 24/7! Choose from thousands of high-quality educational titles in dozens of subject areas. Special features allow […]

“Playing with Questions” from Faculty Focus

June 11, 2014 by

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“Playing with Questions” from Faculty Focus This is a great article on playing with and phrasing questions to stimulate students’ critical thinking skills.  The author gives lots of ideas for asking questions that will act as “mental jump starters”.  Examples include asking interesting questions about the content, confronting assumptions, and more.  The suggestions in this […]

FREE Webinars: “Best Practices in Online Course Design”

June 4, 2014 by

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SoftChalk and Quality Matters have teamed up to offer this series of free webinars!  Each webinar focuses on best practices for one or more Quality Matters standards.  The next one in the series is “Promoting Learner Interaction and Engagement in Online Courses”, offered June 11th from 10-11am MST.   For more information about this and other […]