For the past three weeks, Jennifer Evans-Cowley (Ohio State) and her colleague, Tom Sanchez (Virginia Tech) have been teaching a MOOC called TechniCity. This course focuses on the innovative uses of technology in the way that cities are planned and built. Jennifer recently shared more about the beginnings of this course on her blog at …Read more at the full article: The Global TechniCity
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There are many possible directions when trying to develop successful online courses and programs along with many pitfalls to avoid. At The Fisher College of Business we’re considering the feasibility of expanding our online offerings, either as targeted courses or even entire programs. During this research, we’ve discovered that The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools …Read more at the full article: Strategies for Delivering Online/Hybrid Courses and Degree Programs
Welcome to today’s continuation of the Carmen Sneak Peek series. Earlier this morning, we took a look at the Class Progress tool. Now, we’re going to tour the new-and-improved User Progress tool.
Finding User Progress
There are a number of ways you, the instructor, might access the User Progress tool.
You can click on Edit Course and, from Edit Course …Read more at the full article: Carmen Sneak Peek: User Progress
Welcome to the new Class Progress tool. On February 14th, Valerie introduced you to images of both the Class and User Progress tools; today, we will look more in depth at Class Progress.
Later this afternoon, we will show changes in the User Progress tool. You can play with the Carmen Sandbox to experience these changes for …Read more at the full article: Carmen Sneak Peek: Class Progress
A digital story is a short (3-5 minute) movie which uses images, voice, and music to tell a story. Digital stories are a way of talking about something that conveys not only information, but emotion and significance as well. The OSU Digital Storytelling Program, a cross campus collaborative project between the Digital Union (part of …Read more at the full article: Digital Storytelling Opportunities
I expected that “teaching online” would mean me, standing before the precipice of the internet, shouting my monologue, and hearing not even an echo in reply. Mooculus up-ended those expectations: I’ve found that online education can be just as interactive, just as much a dialogue, as my usual, in-person teaching.
What really seals the deal for me is Coursera’s forum, …Read more at the full article: James and the Giant Mooculus
In 2010-2012, in conjunction with number of colleges, we piloted Adobe Connect with faculty and staff at Ohio State. Based on feedback from pilot participants, we are happy to announce that our new webinar service, CarmenConnect, is now available for all OSU faculty and staff.
CarmenConnect allows you to hold lectures, discussions, meetings, office hours, …Read more at the full article: CarmenConnect at Last!
One of the newest Ohio State MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) deals with City Planning and how technology plays a pervasive and transformative role in changing how we view and build cities.
We are currently in the course design process, preparing “TechniCity” for deployment on Coursera. Jennifer Evans-Cowley, professor of City and Regional Planning, is partnering …Read more at the full article: Planning for the TechniCity
What do the following events have in common?
lectures for Animal Sciences 2376,
class sessions for Statistics 1450 and Statistics 2450
online tutoring for Math 1114
office hours for a Math professor
a seminar with people from across the US about getting a beehive ready for the winter
a presentation and discussion of menu ideas for people with diabetes
a Human Resources …Read more at the full article: CarmenConnect!
Facilitated by Ken Petri, Director of Ohio State’s Web Accessibility Center, this hands-on workshop focused on ensuring that your course’s HTML content in Carmen is accessible to all students, including those with disabilities. We looked at how to use the accessible HTML templates available in Carmen to organize your page content so that it is attractive and …Read more at the full article: Usability for All: Accessible Content in Carmen (10/2/2012)