Preparing learners for the online environment

Cube, Online icon | Icon Search Engine | Iconfinder http://goo.gl/a1DWmThis was an interesting article supporting the need for preparing students for online instruction. A noteworthy quote: “Through well-developed orientation courses and other online student support services, we can equip students with no prior experience with the skills to learn online.”
Concerning Online Learning: Experience Matters « WCET Frontiers http://goo.gl/eCZRU

How to use google voice for extremely easy on-the-fly podcasting:

Many online course instructors use announcements to communicate on a regular basis with the learners. Some instructors create introductions to modules using video, audio, or presentation tools. Leveraging google voice for “on-the-fly” podcasts allows instructors to be able to quickly and easily record their announcments so that learners can hear the announcement coming directly from their instructor to give the course a more personalized tone.

  • See my tutorial on this here: http://bit.ly/AB3hbe
  • View/duplicate/edit/use my slides from here: How to use google voice for extremely easy on-the-fly podcasting: – Google Docs http://bit.ly/z6xUoE

Interview with Shane Hipps – The OAT Podcast

Check out my interview with Shane Hipps for the OAT Podcast!

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