Group Work

In this post I have a several resources on managing group work for both classroom and online instruction. While I’m not a fan of using technology simply for the sake of using something “cool”, the productivity value of collaborative documents can certainly make life easier for students completing their work. …

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Sakai Workshops

The Learning Management System Team invites faculty to attend the following workshops on Sakai LMS and accompanying tools. Please visit the PDC website for dates, times and registration: pdc.wfu.edu/?q=sakai Introduction to Sakai This hands-on workshop includes navigation of Sakai, creating a new site, selecting tools within Sakai, how to get …

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Blog, Wiki, or Discussion?

Most faculty have a fairly good idea of the differences between a Blog, Wiki and Discussion Forum, but which one will help you and your students collaborate and communicate effectively? The chart below can be used as a guide to point you towards one tool over the others. I have …

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Blogger – A part of the Google campus

Did you know Blogger.com is a Google tool which you and your students can access with your Wake Forest username and password? Blogger is a robust blogging platform that is incredibly easy to set up and has plenty of flexibility to provide private or public-facing content created and curated by …

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Google Classroom

Google Classroom is a teacher-centered interface to Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, and Slides) and allows you to easily manage student work in the cloud. Google Classroom is not a learning management system. However, Google Classroom is a nice alternative to Sakai’s Assignments tool when you need a collaborative, cloud-based file …

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