Science Labs for Online Classes

Take a look at a session conducted on best practices in online lab courses and how to facilitate them. Instructional Designer Dan LaSota has included a slide deck that outlines the session.

Teaching Data Visualization Part 2

How can you guide students through the creation of a successful presentation of data? What are some common pitfalls? How can data visualization be interactive online?  If you engage your students with processing and presenting data and would like to find and discuss a variety of the available tools that can help students share their data in a way that is visually appealing and interactive when online, this session is for you. We will also talk about the growing number of machine learning tools now available for processing and visualizing big data.

Teaching Writing in the STEM Classroom

Writing is a Process Learning to write well takes years. Accept the fact that students in your classroom are at wildly varying places along the path to being a good writer. Rather than teaching them to master grammar and spelling, your goal should be to help your...

Student feedback

In this presentation we talked about strategies for giving feedback, identifying tools to support your efforts and what quality feedback might mean for you and for your students. Presentation slides and recording links provided.

Data Visualization

Teaching Data Visualization Resources Questions for Discussion Why is data visualization important in your field? What tools do you use to generate images? What do your data visualization assignments look like right now? What tools are available to your students? How...

New Google Calendar Features

      New Features more closely aligned with the IOS/Android apps side by side view new view options, including year view see details with one click menu icon (lasagne) toggles sidebar menu color palette responsive layout One-click view of event details...

iTeach+ Accessibility

3pm: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Join Sean Holland and Jennifer Moss for discussion on accessibility in your course and course materials.

Virtual iTeach+: Mobile Apps for Learning

Virtual iTeach+ May 17, 2017 Join us on YouTube Live at Virtual iTeach+: Mobile Apps for Learning. Do you encourage mobile device use in class? How and why do you allow it? In this session, we will talk about ideas for teaching and learning on mobile devices,...

Game Mechanics — Leeroy Needs Devout Shoulders

Download This Decrease Flangeram to 2. Engage Amplitude Device. Quell Robot Uprising.   What’s a Game Mechanic? turns racing rondels gambling surprises! drafting auctions trading chicken voting traitor Is that it? Are there other mechanics?   Create...

Frames and Lenses

Introductions Who Are You? Who Are We? In a Word Some Fundamental Models Information Fluency The Learning Assessment Cycle Personal Learning Environments  

What the research says: Assessing video

Virtual iTeach+: What the research says: assessing video What makes effective instructional videos? Which elements contribute to successful learning objectives and retained knowledge? Join us as we see what the research has to say.   Resources and links to...

Virtual iTeach+: Google trends, hints & tricks

Google Suite for Education has a lot to offer and knowing some of the tricks of working within Google can not only be fun, but can save time and effort. We’ll cover all the major apps as well as a fun lesser known.   Resources...

iTeach+: The Interactive Syllabus

In Practice A syllabus is no good if no one’s reading it. Being specific, succinct, and organized are the first steps to readability, but design matters too. Check out the examples below for creatively designed and organized syllabi: Northern Lit Syllabus, UAF with...

iTeach+ Effective Assessment & Measurement

This is the fourth in the Build-a-Course iTeach+  series. Effective Assessments and Measuring Outcomes  is an overview of methods for designing effective assessments and ways to gauge student understanding/competencies. See examples and design-it-yourself...

iTeach+ Digital Storytelling

Ready for something other than the same old research essay from your students? Join us to learn about tools and practices for Digital Storytelling. In this workshop, we’ll talk about the potential contexts for digital storytelling in various courses, demonstrate...

Stealth Assessment

Discussion References Shute, V., Ventura, M., & FengFeng Ke. (2014). The power of play: The effects of portal 2 and lumosity on cognitive and noncognitive skills. Computers & Education, 80. Wang, L., Shute, V., & Moore, G. R. (2015). Lessons learned and...

iTeach+: eCampus myths and misconceptions

This Virtual iTeach+ session presents 10 myths or misconceptions about eCampus, specific to UAF’s own eCampus support unit and about eCampus in general. The speaker will include aspects of student services, course design and delivery, student, and faculty...

iTeach+ Tool Exploration: Collaboration

This is the second in a six part series on tool exploration. Today we will look at tools you can use for collaboration in your course and talk about why and when you might want to try them. Attendees are encouraged to bring their laptops.