Online @ WFU: A Blog

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Join us for our Canvas Week Instructional Design Sessions

April 12, 2021 | Blog Posts

Working at a Coffeeshop This is the chance to reflect on your online teaching experience and explore new ways of making your courses more effective,... Read More »


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Bridging divides

April 12, 2021 | Blog Posts

Bridge against black and white cityscape Recently, my seven-year-old declared that she wants to become an instructional designer. When I asked her what she likes about my... Read More »


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Trauma-Informed Pedagogy

March 8, 2021 | Blog Posts

woman looking stressed The post appeared first on the Center for the Advancement of Teaching website. Maybe you have already experienced this in your... Read More »


Integrating OneNote and Canvas: A Companion Piece to Shared Spaces

February 18, 2021 | Blog Posts

If you have read the recent CAT blog post by Anita McCauley and Lynne Yengulalp you may be excited to use OneNote as a digital... Read More »


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Planning for Spring with Canvas Templates

November 5, 2020 | Blog Posts | Digital Tools

Authors: Amy Archambault & Norah Elmagraby It may seem early to be thinking about Spring 2021 but here we are, already at the... Read More »


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Zoom Tools for Classroom Engagement (Part 2 of 2)

October 22, 2020 | Blog Posts | Digital Tools, Synchronous Teaching And Learning

a photo of a Zoom videoconference screen Classroom engagement in synchronous online classrooms has its unique challenges. In my previous post, I suggested that the best way... Read More »


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Making Education More Equitable

October 16, 2020 | Blog Posts | Inclusive Pedagogy

This image shows a videoconference, with the book that's being discussed positioned in the foreground. On September 30, well-known author, sociologist and public scholar Dr.Tressie McMillan Cottom, Charla Shed, professor of sociology... Read More »


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Creating Small Learning Moments

October 6, 2020 | Blog Posts | Inclusive Pedagogy

Michelle Pacansky-Brock, educator, author, and faculty developer, tweeted this last week:

Designing mobile-friendly learning is...
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Using The Discussion Boards Effectively

October 1, 2020 | Blog Posts | Creating Community, Discussion Boards

The previous post offered insights into various ways that Zoom might be used to maximize classroom engagement during live online... Read More »


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It's International Podcast Day!

September 30, 2020 | Blog Posts

Authors: Amy Archambault & Norah Elmagraby Photo by israel palacio on Unsplash It's #InternationalPodcastDay and we want to... Read More »


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