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Week 19: Online, Hybrid, MOOC’s….Oh my!

I’m still plugging away at completing these last few weeks of the POT course.  I’m finally moved into the new house, but most of my material is still packed away in a box someplace – so my post is “low-tech” today. First off, I have to say that I just completed my first online course […]

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The Course (or Learning) Management System

The CMS/LMS is a technological tool, right? Simplifying reasoning, we can say that technology and tools are constructed to facilitate and streamline the processes. At its core technology and tools are neutral. Their use depends on who is behind each tool. A tool can trigger different effects. The result of the action of a hammer […]

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Classroom Management and Facilitation

Organizational and procedural measures to keep a class to move along. I post my selection of the tips from Ko & Rossen, Chapter 11: Classroom Management and Facilitation combined with tips from my own experience. Is my intention to recommend these tips to the online courses I’m managing. 1. Record Keeping and File Management On your own computer, […]

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Late finishers unite!

Posts from those completing the POT Certificate by June 30 will be coming in soon – be sure to help by commenting!

Week 18: I heart Blackboard

I didn’t know there was such controversy surrounding Course Mangement Systems!  My video explains why I do like using Blackboard for both my online and on ground classes.  

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Week 17: I’m still alive! ….And trying to manage my online class….

I’m back!  It’s been way too long.  Being in the middle of buying and selling houses caused a lot of headache and loss of sleep on my end.  But I’m pulling it together and hopefully the most stressful times are over.   So, on to Classroom Management…. When I tell people that I teach online, […]

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Week 24: Summarize, Assess, and Contribute

My review of Weeks 1-24: Week 1: Introduction: Welcome to my blog! This week I was able to create my first blog using Edublogs (I switched to WordPress later on). I remember exploring blog templates to give my blog more … Continue reading

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Week 24

So, we are to post from Weeks 1-23. Here I go. Week 1 Proved to be challenging as I was intimidated. Other posts were looking very sophisticated, and I was somewhat scared not knowing how much I knew or didn’t … Continue reading

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Mise-à-jour –> UPDATE

Bonjour, For those who have been following my blogs for the Program for Online Teaching, I will blog from time to time on this site even if I used it predominately for POTCERT (2012-2013). You’ll find other tools on this … Continue reading

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