Update Support Links

Some older course shells in Blackboard may have broken, irrelevant or outdated student support links. It’s easy to update these links so students can get the help they… Read More


Alternatives to Lecture

Looking for techniques to replace lecture in your online class? Ever feel like you might be talking too much and not hearing student voices enough? Want to make… Read More


Engaging Students through Zoom

Looking for practical tips and creative ways to make your Zoom class sessions more engaging, interesting, and fun? This post provides helpful strategies to make your synchronous Zoom… Read More


Template Updates

Online Learning regularly updates the syllabus template to address changes in best practices, updates to institutional policies, and improvements to student resources. Follow this link to the most… Read More


Designing Classroom and Online Activities

One way to optimize classroom time is to design active learning experiences such as practical application, problem-solving, or evaluating case studies. These activities are more challenging for students,… Read More


Scaffolding Online Student Learning

Scaffolding generally can be thought of as a method of sequencing instructional content so that learners acquire knowledge that will help them approach the next learning materials in… Read More


What is Chunking?

Research shows humans have a limited amount of short-term, or working memory. (Here’s a quick and engaging read on that topic!) Once this limit is reached, some of… Read More


Active Learning

What is Active Learning? In the most basic sense, active learning is when students are actively engaged in learning, as opposed to passively receiving information. Active learning allows… Read More