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Encouraging Engagement with Recorded Videos: A Love Letter to PlayPosit

Encouraging Engagement with Recorded Videos: A Love Letter to PlayPosit

The Problem As educators, we should all be aware that students typically have an attention span of about 10-15 minutes. When teaching in person, we can address this fact by adjusting the pace of our lectures, responding to student questions, and engaging students with our movements and facial expressions as well as class activities. Maintaining […]

Inclusive Teaching During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Inclusive Teaching During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In March 2020, mid-way through Spring semester 2020, university classes quickly moved to a virtual format in response to the public health emergency stemming from COVID-19. At CSUCI, Innovation & Faculty Development shared stories from invited faculty about their resilient teaching during this period of uncertainty. This post, by Communication Faculty, Vivian Henchy, follows a […]

Meeting Student Needs in an Online Course

Meeting Student Needs in an Online Course

When I taught my first online course in 2014, I, naively, thought my student population would consist of a particular type of student. I was teaching for Extended Education in their Online Business Education Program, so I knew that all of my students were already working full time jobs. However, that session, and every semester […]

Thank You Canvas Pioneers!

Thank You Canvas Pioneers!

Its been a busy summer and we’d like to say thank you to all of our faculty who have participated in our Canvas workshops thus far. We’ve had 61 faculty participate Canvas 1: Getting Started workshops since they kicked off back in July. On top of this we’ve had 102 faculty enroll in our self-paced […]

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