Monthly Archives: May 2016

My six year old Brain

I am involved currently in revising an online course. One of the new features will be an ongoing concept map. Until Wikipedia enlightened me, I had only the vaguest idea what this might be – and wikipedia informed me that … Continue reading

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Time Out!

Teaching online can be a seven days a week habit. This thought came to mind today as this is a holiday weekend in Canada. Classroom teachers are out for three days – granted they may have grading to do – … Continue reading

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Using YouTube

More than a year ago I first mentioned my experiment using YouTube in my online courses. At the time I said it seemed promising, and the passage of time has seen the promise fulfilled. Students listen, watch and in the … Continue reading

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Ex Nihilo…..

From nothing, nothing comes, goes the old saying.The university Summer term has begun and an online course I have taught since 2004, along with it. World Religions in Historical Perspective was its title, now changed to just plain old World … Continue reading

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asynchronous

Today I began the work of revising an online course. They haven’t paid me anything yet, but promise to at some point in the future. Most online courses I have worked on and teach, follow the techniques of face to … Continue reading

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