Publishing Open Textbooks: A University Press Perspective Presenters: Meredith Morris-Babb, Executive Director,University Press of Florida (UPF) Kara Schwartz, Acquisitions Editor and Digital Initiatives Coordinator, University Press of Florida How does a publisher create a quality open textbook from a variety of sources in varying formats that has a uniform look and pedagogy? The University Press […]
SoftChalk’s Innovators in Online Learning webinar series highlights professional educators who are using SoftChalk to teach in innovative ways. These informative webinars will provide you with ideas to enhance your lessons. The webinars are free and available to all. Migrating from PowerPoint: You CAN make your Online Teaching more Engaging and InteractiveWednesday September 22 11am […]
Today I’m reviewing SoftChalk™ which is a powerful web lesson editor that lets you easily create engaging, interactive web lessons for your e-learning classroom. http://www.softchalk.com/ Do you know HTML? Do you know programming? If you answered NO! Then SoftChalk might be right for you. You can create professional-looking interactive content without knowing any HTML or […]
“Backchannel communication is a secondary conversation that takes place at the same time as a conference session, lecture, or instructor-led learning activity. This might involve students using a chat tool or Twitter to discuss a lecture as it is happening, and these background conversations are increasingly being brought into the foreground of lecture interaction. Digital […]
Virtual worlds foster immersive learning.