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More on Academic Honesty…

I have posted on the topic of academic honesty¬†previously here. I know that some of my colleagues have solved this problem or have at least been addressing this since the mid-90s, so it would seem unusual to get a posting … Continue reading

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DE 101: Preparing Students for Online Learning

On June 15th, 2012, my associate Barry Tucker and I presented at the Online Teaching Conference 2012 in San Jose, CA. We presented on DE 101, our live, free, fully online, two-week orientation for students here at College of the … Continue reading

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Plagiarism, TurnItIn, and Instructional Design

Jeffery Maiten: A photo I took in front of the College of the Redwoods library after the rain (Source:  Wikipedia) Here at College of the Redwoods, we use TurnItIn. TurnItIn is plagiarism detection software. We have it integrated with our … Continue reading

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My Mediæval Family

It occurred to me the other night that there are plenty in my family that would have done alright in the Middle Ages. I have a nephew who is a bookmaker – no, his uncles were pretty disappointed when it … Continue reading

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MERLOT Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching

Web 2.0 Teaching Tools About MERLOTMERLOT is a free and open online community of resources designed primarily for faculty, staff and students of higher education from around the world to share their learning materials and pedagogy.  MERLOT is a leading … Continue reading

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Redwood Technology Consortium’s Annual Holiday Tweet-Up

The Redwood Technology Consortium welcomes the public to join them at the 3rd annual Holiday Tweet-up, Wednesday, Dec. 14, at Greenway Partners in Arcata from 6:00-10:00 P.M. The Tweet-up started three years ago with the intention of providing a face-to-face meeting … Continue reading

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EduStream at College of the Redwoods

Image by Brain Toad FlickrOver the last few days here at College of the Redwoods we have been working with EduStream. This is a very remarkable group. I would love to see more services work this way. College of the Redwoods … Continue reading

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Time-Saving Tips in Online Learning

Online learning saves time for students. Students in online courses have 24/7 access to their course materials, other students, and their instructor. For working students, this is an incredible benefit. But we often hear that online learning takes a lot … Continue reading

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Image Resources on the Web

Finding Images on the Web for use by Educators Although search engines such as Google.com and others enable you to quickly locate photos, clip art, and other visual media, most that is found is not in the public domain and … Continue reading

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Google Voice Can Save Students Money

What is Google Voice? Google Voice is the Internet based phone forwarding service by Google. Google Voice is free except for international calls. Google Voice gives you a separate phone number which you can give out as if it is … Continue reading

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