Author Archives: benpotter8

Rubrics: For Teachers and Students

Rubrics have become main stream in today’s educational systems.  Often times educators include rubrics at the prompting of their administrators or because it is an expected component of a course, but there are substantial benefits for both teachers and students. … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, Action???

The online module due date is looming in the near future, and I have begun shooting some of my lectures to post in my course.  I feel comfortable using Canvas as a learning management system and have no problem with … Continue reading

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The Dark Side: Negatives to Technology?

This week I was asked by school administration to supervise our online learning component since the regular teacher suddenly became ill.  The students came into the classroom, took their seats, put on their headphones, logged in and began working.  Never … Continue reading

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Group Work: For Better or Worse

This week my group and I completed our team discussion.  It was my first foray into the online group work realm.  I was lucky to have a great group to work with, but I couldn’t help but wonder, at times, … Continue reading

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Get the Point?

This last week, I’ve begun to investigate tools to use for my module and how to present information online in a variety of modalities.  I’ve come to the realization that just like in a traditional classroom, the way that information … Continue reading

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Online Course Culture Shock

When deciding to complete an online master’s program, I had a few reservations about completing a degree exclusively online.  Now, 3 weeks into my first ever online course, some of those concerns have been erased, but unfortunately, others have taken their … Continue reading

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