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Monday, 18 June 2012 08:00

Writing Styles: Conversational vs. Formal

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Writing Styles: Conversational vs. FormalMaking your course accessible whether by face-to-face (f2f) instruction, online delivery or a combination of the two depends largely on the language you use and how you use it. While academic writing is generally considered to be more official and educational, writing in a formal manner...

Monday, 11 June 2012 08:00

Using images in your courses

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Using images in your coursesThe visual learning style is one that really adds an element of immediacy and interest to a course. Enhancing a course with images makes a course interesting to read through and helps to connect and illustrate ideas. Stock imagery is easily accessible, but why not include your own photos...

Monday, 04 June 2012 08:00

Info-what?! Infographic!

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Instructional StrategiesIn simplest terms, an infographic takes large amounts of information, data, or complex concepts, and breaks them down graphically to display their essential system or ideology. Usually, by representing material in an engaging and unified narrative, allows for a greater accessibility...

Thursday, 24 May 2012 08:00

Preparing a Lesson Plan

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Preparing a lesson planPlanning a lesson requires a lot more work than you may initially think as a new instructor, especially at the college level. Although you’re an expert in your field, planning and synthesizing all the material and course of action for your class commands a lot of organization, integration, and the ability to view...

Friday, 18 May 2012 08:00

Multiliteracies Theory

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MultiliteraciesThere is a new buzz-word out there and it’s called multiliteracies. This word has made its way into media, communication, the classroom; and it lends its way not only into how we interact but also how we learn.

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