Introductions: A List

EPIC: Home Activities Discussion Case Studies Resources Introductions: A List For our first activity in EPIC this semester, we’d like to get to know you as a teacher. We’d like to know not just what you teach, but how and why you teach. And what better way to learn...

1. Objectives and Objections

EPIC: Home Activities Discussion Case Studies Resources Discussion of “learning objectives” and “measurable outcomes” is common across educational settings. In many of the conversations you might have come across already, the debate is around...

2. Prompting Inquiry: Assessment Strategies

EPIC: Home Activities Discussion Case Studies Resources How do we know whether students are picking up what we’re putting down? Assessments help evaluate student understanding. And what else can they do? What other purposes can they serve? Can some, sometimes,...

3. LMS: Learning? Systems? Management?

EPIC: Home Activities Discussion Case Studies Resources When we teach online, the classrooms around which many of us are used to centering our courses are gone. So where do we go? Decades ago, some of the first people to ask this question created an answer that has...

4: Inclusivity and Accessibility

EPIC: Home Activities Discussion Case Studies Resources Inclusivity and accessibility are not controversial goals. But achieving them has not always taken priority in the design of learning in higher education. We will look at these issues through the frameworks of...

5. Interactivity: Discussion and Collaboration Online

EPIC: Home Activities Discussion Case Studies Resources How do you engage with your online students? How do your students engage with one another? Online discussions afford many opportunities for student engagement and rich learning outcomes. However, creating and...

6. Instructor Presence

EPIC: Home Activities Discussion Case Studies Resources Your presence in your online course is a huge contributing factor to student engagement and success. You can demonstrate your presence in a variety of ways — from creating short, customized videos to...