Unsure How to Incorporate a Discussion Forum in Your Online Course? No Problem!

Written by Iwona Gniadek, Instructional Designer for the Manitoba Flexible Learning HUB During a recent course design conversation, teachers who transitioned their course to the online format said that they offer marks for participation in face-to-face courses, but assume it is not expected for courses taking place online. We chatted briefly about the roots of their assumption…

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Getting Student Feedback Online

Written by Erin Thomas, Communications Coordinator for the Manitoba Flexible Learning HUB Edited by Iwona Gniadek, Instructional Designer for the Manitoba Flexible Learning HUB Were your students’ midterm grades not as high as you were expecting? Are you having trouble gauging student comprehension without seeing faces and reading body language? It might be time to get…

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Getting Students Started in Your Online Course

By: Iwona Gniadek, Instructional Designer for the Manitoba Flexible Learning HUB Are you new to teaching online for the Winter 2021 term? Or you are looking for ways to heighten how students become oriented and start successfully with your course? If so, consider applying the following five strategies to help your students navigate the course…