My entire world is in the cloud. So much so that I personally bought a Chromebook to see if I could solely operate in the cloud. I can. Google Apps are a staple of my system. However, at work, I need to use MS Outlook to maintain my email and calendar. Recently, I found a little program to sync my Outlook and Google calendars. This has eliminated the need to manually create calendar events in my Google calendar.
Presently, I am teaching an online graduate course, one that has a lot of online discussions. Unfortunately, the learning management system I am using does not allow for easy individual discussion grading. It is similar to Blackboard discussions. Here is how I manage the grading. Continue reading
Google Documents are a wonderful way to share content with your class or anyone else; however, you must understand sharing and permissions in order for it to work smoothly. This post should clear up both for the Jamestown Community College community. Continue reading
Are you interested in saving time preparing your courses for a new term? Do you find yourself continuously uploading documents to Blackboard because you need to change a date or fix an error? Would you like to get more time in your life? If so, continue reading. Continue reading
When you insert pictures into your Google document, you’ll want to add an “alt tag” to it. The term “ALT tag” is a common shorthand term used to refer to the ALT attribute within in the IMG tag. Any time you use an image, be sure to include an ALT tag or ALT text within the IMG tag. Doing so will provide a clear text alternative of the image for screen reader users. The “ALT tag” can help make the object accessible and provide clarification. The “ALT tag” will also help you refer to the image within the document. Continue reading