Learning to Teach Online: My IDL Experience

From Lissa Pompos Mansfield— This summer, I had the opportunity to participate in the Center for Distributed Learning’s IDL 6543 course, which prepares faculty for online and mixed-mode teaching through a combination of readings, discussions, assignments, seminars, and consultations. I found the entire IDL 6543 experience valuable not only because it provided me with resources…

Do You See What I See? Webcourses Peer Review versus Google Docs

From Melissa Ringfield — I whirled into my 8:30 class with even more enthusiasm than normal (which is already at pretty obnoxious levels, especially that early). “Wasn’t Webcourses Peer Review excellent?” I asked, pulling up the new schedule I’ve just made with several of our future in-class peer reviews changed to stayhome Webcourses peer reviews.…