Author Archives: janlynn2013

My Collaborative WordPress Experiences

My Collaborative WordPress Experiences I have not yet used WordPress as my own learning management system for my English courses, but I have been involved for the past 3 years in some collaborative projects on WordPress. In 2013-2014, I collaborated … Continue reading

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Teaching on WordPress: Introduction

Hello, Here is my short bio for a long post secondary teaching career. I have joined this open, online workshop to learn more about using WordPress for my courses in conjunction with the university LMS. Bio. English faculty member at … Continue reading

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Instructional Designers in Our Midst

This from a recent exchange in the Kirkwood Community College open online course on ‘Teaching Online: Reflections on Practice’ Janet’s Question: As an instructor, I have a question about instructional designers. How does one become an ‘instructional designer’ and what … Continue reading

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Time Management in a Moodle English Course

From a recent discussion on the Canvas hosted course   ‘Teaching Online: Reflections on Practice’ Discuss the implications for deadlines and due date structuring in your online classes.  How do you plan to keep your students on track throughout your … Continue reading

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Where and When Does Learning Occur ‘Online’?

      You would think I had taken enough xMoocs or cMoocs in the past 2 years, but in my non- teaching semester this winter, I have added one more to the mix: Teaching Online: Reflections on Practice, a free open … Continue reading

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MOOC MOOCHING

  These are some of my ramblings on various lively discussion board forums while engaged in Duke University’s xMOOC entitled “The History and Future of (Mostly) Higher Education” led by Dr. Cathy Davidson, co-founder of Hastac. I did not take … Continue reading

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The Future of Higher Education and Community: The Role of Faculty

The Future of Higher Education and Community: The Role of Faculty*   Let’s see if I can combine a few ideas in this blog post as I engage in several ‘c’ and ‘x’ Moocs* during my non-teaching semester. Dave Cormier … Continue reading

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