Contingency Plans for Teaching and Learning

In the event of inclement weather or other emergencies that result in campus closures, faculty should prepare alternative means for delivering instruction to students remotely. Instructors must plan how to provide resources, communicate, collect student work, administer exams, and modify grading in light of changed course requirements (sequence of course topics, assignment deadlines, number of […]

Continue Reading

New Resource: How the Communication Process Impacts E-Learning

Effective communication skills are at the heart of teaching and learning. To learn strategies to design more effective instructional messages for online learning, we recommend reading instructional technologist Tom Kuhlmann’s article How the Communication Process Impacts E-Learning.

Continue Reading

Blackboard News You Can Use – March 2020

Welcome back to Blackboard News You Can Use, your brief monthly newsletter to help you promote student success through MATC’s web-based learning environment, Blackboard Learn. In this edition, we share a few resources and reminders to support your teaching practice. Preparing to Scale Online Teaching and Learning During COVID-19 – Free Webinar Event On Tuesday, March […]

Continue Reading

New Resource: How to Be a Better Online Teacher

Published by the Chronicle of Higher Education, the How to Be a Better Online Teacher Advice Guide dispels misconceptions about online courses and suggests practical guidelines to design impactful online learning experiences.  Be sure to check out the article’s links to explore support resources.

Continue Reading