This summer, I taught my first online course— Continue reading Reflections on My First Online Course
Prior to teaching my Public Policy Analysis students the practical skills needed to produce good policy analyses, I would spend time grounding practice in classic theories of policymaking. Every semester, about half-way into these discussions, I would wish I hadn’t even bothered. Continue reading Why Should I Care About Theory?
In Discussions, it is possible to see all postings for a particular student at once for a selected Topic, as well as to assess the Topic. Even if you’re not officially grading the topic, it’s another way to find all posts made by a student. Continue reading Having Trouble Finding All Of A Student’s Discussion Posts By Topic?
D2L is going to be upgraded June 4 and June 5, 2014. But no need to be a sad panda! The changes in this upgrade are minimal and will entail some changes to the look and feel, as well as new features and improvements. Continue reading Don’t be a Sad Panda, Be Prepared!
So here’s the scenario…you’re teaching a course that has a dropbox folder assignment for each week of the semester. You last taught the course the previous year. The course structure has remained the same, and the dropbox portion is identical. The catch is that you had “end dates” for all the dropbox folders, and they all need to be updated to this year.