Increasing teaching presence in online, blended, and f2f learning

Demand for both effectiveness and flexibility in the delivery of course material becomes increasingly complex as the student population changes and as courses incorporate more online components. Instructors can use Camtasia Relay to easily record lecture material and make screencasts available to students anytime, in multiple formats (design). Instructors can increase teaching presence through recorded […]

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Screencast Introduction to my Teaching with Tech Course – Warts and All

I use Camtasia for Mac and Camtasia Relay to make screencasts of syllabi for my online courses. Recording a syllabus is a good use of my time for a couple of reasons. First, a syllabus screencast cuts down on student frustration and the number of questions I get asked during the first week of class.  I […]

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Web Tools for Flu Season

The Federal Government just released: CDC Guidance for Responses to Influenza for Institutions of Higher Education during the 2009-2010 Academic Year. In this report the CDC recommends “Distance learning or web-based learning may help students maintain self-isolation.” Our VP of Academic Affairs asked me to put together a list of eLearning tools we have available […]

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Web Tools for Flu Season

The Federal Government just released: CDC Guidance for Responses to Influenza for Institutions of Higher Education during the 2009-2010 Academic Year. In this report the CDC recommends “Distance learning or web-based learning may help students maintain self-isolation.” Our VP of Academic Affairs asked me to put together a list of eLearning tools we have available […]

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Planning and Implementing an Affordable and Scalable Content Capture Solution

[blip.tv ?posts_id=2498434&dest=28733] Presentation by David Wicks and Cris Guenter at the 2009 MERLOT International Conference in San Jose As blended and distance learning have grown in popularity so has the need for content or lecture capture solutions which allow professors to record and upload direct instructional activities. During these challenging economic times institutions must give […]

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Seven things to know about lecture capture technology

7 Things You Should Know About Lecture Capture The Educause ELI initiative does a great job of providing a quick two-page summary of lecture capture technology. They list three important benefits of tools such as Techsmith’s Camtasia Relay: 1) A help for students who have to miss class for excused reasons: 2) An opportunity to […]

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