Another Basic Tech Tool for Online Teachers: The World Clock

This blog is a follow-up to my 3 Basic Tech Tools for Beginning Online Teachers. IV. How do you set the time for a worldwide event online? After all of your pedagogical considerations in planning your online session, don’t let the international settings throw you for a time warp! The tool that we use for conducting TESOL’s Electronic Village Online

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Vote for EVO as Top Tech Innovator on The Chronicle

I’ve nominated TESOL’s Electronic Village Online (EVO) for The Chronicle of Higher Education’s competition of top technology innovators in higher education. They’re asking for votes and stories, so please add yours to the event at the link below. If you’ve ever learned with the EVO team, please share your story. As any threaded discussion, they ask that you “like” or

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3 Basic Tech Tools for Beginning Online Teachers

Ever feel overwhelmed by all the Web 2.0 learning tools available?  I’m crazy about technology; however, a PowerPoint presentation that covers 20 or 30 tools is just too much for my brain to assimilate.  This blog focuses on the 3 most basic tech tools that I use for online instructional design.  Plus, they’re free!  I have 7 more to share

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Personal Branding for the 21st Century Educator

Have you googled yourself lately?  What does the Internet search reveal about you? As a 21st century educator, I’m building my online reputation with one search engine optimization (SEO) keyword, blog post, tweet, or project at a time. In fact, I’ve been wanting to blog about personal branding for some time because blog posts achieve higher SEO status than static

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Instructional Design of an Online Course

“What did YOU do?” is a question regarding course design that haunted me after a job interview.  This question came after I described a successful reading course that I created for a developmental studies program.  I’d taken the regular course and adapted it to the online format.  I knew the course was successful based on student performance and student opinions

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