Author Archives: notlimey

About notlimey

I paint with words Poetry and prose I teach online and write about online teaching

Slip Sliding Away

A quick post before I attempt to get back on track with actual, real-time, deadlines passing online teaching….. A basic problem with teaching online is the lack of a specific time of day when you must be teaching. I have … Continue reading

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Peer review online

Currently I am teaching a revised course. One aspect of the revision was to include a ‘peer-review’ tool. The assignment itself was poorly planned and communicated. This was my fault in the sense that I did not stay on top … Continue reading

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How exactly does one teach online?

A nice long title instead of my usual pithy headlines seemed appropriate for this post. I was awarded a fellowship from the University of Guelph here in Canada a few years back to answer that very question. I didn’t answer … Continue reading

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Jordan Peterson

An Online University I have been following the ruckus around Prof. Jordan Peterson of the University of Toronto in a desultory fashion for some time now. He caught my attention with his protest against being forced to use certain words. … Continue reading

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Open Textbooks

The law professor Michael Geist ( a specialist in Internet and eCommerce law at the U of Ottawa) reported on the Creative Commons conference in his recent blog post: ¬†http://www.michaelgeist.ca/2017/05/ontario-government-placing-big-bet-open-textbooks/ He concentrated on Ontario’s move to provide open and free … Continue reading

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Term ends/Term begins

When I taught face to face in a classroom, I had lectures prepared and lecture notes and then points listing the key words for each section of the lecture… then an overhead with a list of the main points to … Continue reading

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Videos and Animation

Two of the five sessions at the Online Learning Showcase I attended in February dealt with the incorporation of videos into white boards or other presentation software. The first was from a part of the university that is flush with … Continue reading

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