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Film Review with student interaction

Film Review with student interaction
California State University, San Bernardino
Using Flipgrid, students record a 1-minute or less critique of a film and then respond to the critique of another student. The interactivity made possible through the use of Flipgrid, helps students to feel more connected as they learn about other films they may not have the opportunity to view.

Writing Rubric for Spanish Language Upper Division Course

Writing Rubric for Spanish Language Upper Division Course
California State University, San Bernardino
This is a detailed rubric on how to evaluate an essay based on an essay prompt that asks student to examine a case study for Healthcare Spanish in an upper division Spanish course.

Class Diversity Statement

Class Diversity Statement
California State University, San Bernardino
This Class Diversity Statement helps to set the tone for classes that can be difficult and controversial due to subject matter. Teaching Race & Racism and Perspectives on Gender means that there will be many different points of view and some may even be contentious. To help facilitate a safe and respectful learning environment the Diversity Statement is included in the Syllabus and on Blackboard. This statement is reviewed together as a class to promote understanding and mutual consideration.

Using TedEd for Active Learning

Using TedEd for Active Learning
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
TedEd is a resource instructors can use to incorporate video learning and creation of their own instructional material via Q&A, adding in-depth resources on the topic, and having a discussion board with the learners.

Survey - Personal Goals and Influences

Survey - Personal Goals and Influences
California State University, Chico
This survey is intended to be used at the beginning of the semester to learn about the students in the class, any potential and perceived obstacles to their success, as well as their academic and personal goals. The intent is to engage with students much earlier in the semester so that obstacles can be addressed before they become insurmountable. Additionally, the survey result will inform examples used in the course so that they are more relevant and accessible.

Textbook and Course Materials List

Textbook and Course Materials List
San Diego State University
A clear list of required textbooks and course materials for course.

Discussion Post Assignment for Outside Engagement

Discussion Post Assignment for Outside Engagement
California State University, Fresno
Many times students request extra credit and as faculty members, we struggle to provide that. This is a weekly discussion posting on Blackboard based on the face to face lecture for that week. Having a discussion post creates an environment for students to engage freely outside the classroom. At times, I have also used this to engage students during class time and have them bring out their electronic device answer the discussion posting for attendance purposes and extra credit for that day!

Infographic Sequence of Assignments

Infographic Sequence of Assignments
California State University, Fresno
Infographic that shows students how assignments are connected and build on each other.

Student Feedback Form for Continuous Improvement

Student Feedback Form for Continuous Improvement
California State University, Fresno
Google Form to solicit feedback from students about their learning experiences. Items for feedback include course pacing and variability in online discussion forum delivery formats to determine student preferences (i.e. Voicethread, Discussion Board, etc.). The feedback is used to make course adjustments and shares the results with students. This gives students a sense of empowerment and validates their voice in their learning process.

Welcome Video - Sign Language Online Course

Welcome Video - Sign Language Online Course
California State University, Fresno
Online course welcome video and introduction created in sign language with closed captioning.

Building Community in a Fully Online Course

Building Community in a Fully Online Course
California State University, Fresno
The instructor uses Google Slides to create community and interaction between instructor and students in this online graduate course. Community Building activities are assigned intermittently throughout the course to give students an opportunity to engage and interact in a non-high stakes forum while getting to know more about each other along the way. It is a win win and a highly favored activity among her online students.

The Learning Glass with Matt Anderson

The Learning Glass with Matt Anderson
San Diego State University
SDSU Physics professor Matt Anderson demonstrates his "Learning Glass" (previously known as "Through the Looking Glass") transparent whiteboard. Working with colleague Mark Hatay, Anderson used LED side lighting on Sapphire shower glass with neon dry-erase markers to create a see-through white board. A small mirror mounted in front of the camera flips the image right-side-out for viewers. This demonstration shows Anderson's setup as he uses it for a sample lesson.