Open teaching and learning

Jenny Connected

We have been discussing how to increase tutor ‘presence’ in Blackboard by creating and posting videos, engaging in discussion forums, blogging, and engaging synchronously with students. Source of image . My work in July has been more face-to-face than I have been used to in recent years.

2015 232

Absent presence in online interaction

Jenny Connected

The course was designed so that online participants were projected into the face-to-face space via a synchronous video link, but the distance afforded a time difference, which meant that I didn’t have to join the room/course until midday.

Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 – Some Highlights

Michael Sampson - Currents

While the service pack includes the usual collection of performance, reliability, and security fixes, there are also some goodies for end users, including integration with OneDrive for Business (see #6 below) and Yammer (see #7 below). There was also some discussion about the next version of SharePoint, due in 2015 (which made Bjørn very happy ). Microsoft announced OneDrive for Business, a stand-alone product for secure cloud-based file storage, synchronization, and sharing.

2014 149

Lessons from a Crazy MAFN Multi-Sensory Webinar

Full Circle Associates

For the last few years I’ve enjoyed presenting a 90 minute synchronous session for the Mid Atlantic Facilitators Network , or MAFN. Another year Any Lenzo, Nancy Settle-Murphy and I co-led a session about technology and facilitation (2015).

2017 56