Teaching tips & more!
Give it 3 Seconds
An article entitled “Increase Student Learning in Only 3 Seconds” sounds like some serious click bait, but it worked on us! Take 3 seconds to click that link, and then like 3 more minutes to read the article because it really does sound like a small change that can make a big difference!
Using the technology without it using us.
You may think that H5P sounds like a cross between steak sauce and a printer, but you would be absolutely wrong. It’s actually an open-source tool that allows you to make your course materials (or any online content) more engaging in a fairly simple way. H5P interactions can be added to WordPress pages like this, or in your D2L course. You can try it right here in this true/false question loaded with creator bias:
Have a look-see at all the different types of content you could play around with here. The possibilities are endless! If you’re interested in finding out more about how we could use H5P in our courses, let us know! Contact details are below.
Stuff to tell your students!
Enacting some change
You’ve probably seen the Enactus logo on t-shirts and walls around the college, and maybe you’re not sure what it is. Simply put, it’s an organization that helps students use their entrepreneurial skills to enact some positive change in the world. Sounds like a good plan! Check out the Paper Planet Project that Fleming students are working on!
Helping you navigate the inner workings of the college
At President Maureen Adamson’s recent Listening Tour get-together at Sutherland, we heard tell of an upcoming announcement for a holiday skating party for staff and family! We have no details as to when and where yet, but we are guessing it’s somewhere with ice and it’ll be before Christmas. Stay tuned!
Keeping it Professional
Professional Learning Opportunities
TESS on VoicEd Radio
This week, eCampusOntario is holding their annual get-together known as TESS (Technology + Education Seminar and Showcase). Even if you are not heading to the conference, you will have an opportunity to listen to the goings on through the magic of microphones and the Internet. #TESS2019 attendees will be interviewed on VoicEd Radio throughout the two days and all recordings will be available. Check out the show page here.
Get In Touch
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