Monthly Archives: April 2014

Online Universities in the U.S.

Here is a link to an interesting comparison of online universities in the States – Canada has only one such:  Athabaska U.  The University of Guelph, where I hang my cyber hat, has the most complete offering of online courses … Continue reading

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http://lnkd.in/dBbd_rV   Top 10 Reasons Being A University Professor Is A Stressful Job by David Kroll in Forbes Magazine Most of these do not apply to Canada in my experience, or they apply to research in the sciences not the Humanities.  … Continue reading

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A Must Read

Anyone involved in post-secondary education whether wholly online or classroom teaching must follow Michael Geist’s blog as casts a spotlight on the issue of fair use for copying. Michael Geist’ Blog

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Pedagogy and the Humanities online

I am in the middle of term crunch time, so I thought I would procrastinate for a bit and post a thought that occurred to me while grading final exams and preparing the course websites for the term that begins … Continue reading

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Peer Review and the Cyber Student

I am in exam marking mode now, but bubbling away in the back of my mind is a problem I have observed.  This problem has been growing in my consciousness for some time now.  I have no scientific data or … Continue reading

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Plagiarism and the Online Instructor

I am in the midst of grading essays submitted online on my D2L Courselink site. I came across a paper I suspected might be heavily plagiarized – not in the usual fashion as the student involved cited each part, but … Continue reading

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