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8 Lessons Learned from Teaching Online

Here is a project that Joni Dunlap and I worked on while at EDUCAUSE ELI. You can see the original page about the project on EDUCAUSE Review Online.

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Problems Measuring Social Presence in a Community of Inquiry

Aera problems measuring a coi from Patrick Lowenthal Our paper can be downloaded at: http://patricklowenthal.com/research/problems-measuring-social-presence-in-a-community-of-inquiry/

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Call for Chapters: Assessment in Online and Blended Learning Environments

Call for Chapters: Assessment in Online and Blended Learning Environments Editors: Selma Koc, Patrick Wachira, Cleveland State University; Xiongyi Liu, University of Maine-Orono Online and blended learning require the reconstruction of traditional instructor and learner roles, relations, and practices. Assessment

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Getting to Know You: The First Week of Class and Beyond

Check Out! Chapter 10: Getting to Know You: The First Week of Class and Beyond Joanna C. Dunlap & Patrick R. Lowenthal “The first week of class… whether on-campus or online, we always plan a few orientation and get-to-know-you activities in an attempt to get

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Situational Qualities Exhibited by Exceptional Presenters

Joni Dunlap and I just published an ECAR research bulletin called “Situational Qualities Exhibited by Exceptional Presenters”. Bad presentations are commonplace, but rather than focus on what is wrong with bad presentations, the authors looked at what makes an exceptional

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The Online Learning Idea Book, Vol. 2

Patti Shank’s “The Online Learning Idea Book: Vol. 2” is hitting the shelves in the next few days. Be sure to check out.  As mentioned in the following release note: “In this second volume of The Online Learning Idea Book

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Defeating the Kobayashi Maru: Supporting Student Retention by Balancing the Needs of the Many and the One

Joni Dunlap and I recently had the following paper published in EDUCAUSE Quarterly. Dunlap, J. C., & Lowenthal, P. R. (2010). Defeating the Kobayashi Maru: Supporting Student Retention by Balancing the Needs of the Many and the One. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 33(3). In

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Using Twitter and other Social Networking Tools in the Classroom

Joni Dunlap and I presented about our instructional uses of Twitter in the classroom at EDUCAUSE 2009. Our PowerPoint slides from that session can be viewed online. EDUCAUSE 2009 — Tweeting the Night Away: Using Twitter to Enhance Social Presence

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