I recently read an interesting article that described an instructional technique used to improve online discussions. In the article, “Facilitating Online Discussions at a MANIC Pace: A New Strategy for an Old Problem”, authors Curry and Cook review research from past educators and identify pros and cons to online discussions. The authors reveal a new strategy, called MANIC, that can be used by educators to facilitate quality online discussions. Continue reading
Posts by Amy Janssen
Do your students get stuck or confused on a specific skill or topic? Do students seem to struggle with just a small concept? Could they benefit from a fun activity or quick game to reinforce the skill? Continue reading
Last year, when the new evaluation system went into place for faculty, I tried to think of a creative way to showcase everything that I had done the past year for my supervisor. Rather than bring in a binder full of evidence or a folder packed full of paperwork, I decided to create a Camtasia video to showcase the evidence of my work.