Tip Jar

tips and tricks for managing online courses

Converting Documents to an LMS Ready Format

Where possible, convert textual information to HTML files for posting to the LMS (Learning Management System). This will reduce the number of plugins, software packages and hyperlinks that will have to be navigated in order to access learning materials. When converting materials to HTML is not possible or feasible post a link to the materials,…

Rewarding Student Participation and Providing Feedback

In responding to student questions there are a number of guidelines which can positively reinforce good student responses and facilitate further discussion. Praise the student in a strong positive way for a correct or positive response. Use such terms as "excellent answer," "absolutely correct," and "bull's eye." These terms are quite different from the common…