Library of eCoaching Tips
June 3 2013 Note — This tip library is being expanded and some tips that are listed, but not linked, will be here shortly. If you can't find something, let me know at judith followed by designingforlearning.org. Thanks!
Tip 99 Three Quick and Easy Ideas for Wrapping Up Summer Courses
Best Practices for Summer Courses – You Might Like One of These!
Tip 97 An FAQ on Using a Live Classroom
Tip 96 How Expert Resources can Support Learning
Learning Guides – Expanding Your Teaching Presence
Fall 2011- Coming Soon
Tip 94 Creating a Syllabus that Jumpstarts Learning
Tip 93 Mostly Free Tools and Resources for Learning – Have You Seen These?
Tip 92 Collaborating with Groups of Two or Three – Moving beyond the Discussion Board
Tip 91 Getting Excited about Bb 9.1 — What Works Well and What Do Faculty Like?
Tip 90 Summer Course Wraps with Impact – What are the Big Ideas?
Tip 89 A Brave New World: Getting Started with Audio
Tip 88 High-Impact Practices for Summer Courses: Reflections and Patterns
Tip 87 The Learning Power of Problems and Cases
Tip 86 Four Strategies for Supporting Learners on Their Expertise Journey
Tip 85 Using "Bookending" to Add Structure and Meaning to Your Course
Tip 84 Innovative Ideas and Six Item Checklist from Tip 62 Course Beginnings
Tip 83 Making Your Grading Time Efficient and Formative for Your Learners
Tip 82 Three Scenarios for Engaging Students with Rubrics
Tip 81 Using Expert Stories as Vicarious Practice
Tip 80 Course Beginnings Checklist and Ways of "Being There" for Your Students
Tip 79 Summer Project Strategies – Field Trips and Focusing on One Stage of a Project
Tip 78 Content Framing and Case Studies: Design Strategies for Summer Intensive Courses
Tip 77 Concepts – A Focus at Course Endings and Course Beginnings
Tip 76 Feedback in Discussion Posts – How Soon, How Much and Wrapping Up
Tip 75 Designing for Evaluating and Creating Levels of Bloom's Taxonomy
Tip 74 Lecturing without Lecturing — Shaping Learning with Your Voice and Expert Knowledge
Developing Explicit and Personal Learning Goals
Tip 72 Course Closures - Making a Difference
Tip 71 When Students Are Away from a Course for
Tip 70 Course Beginnings - Finding the Patterns
in Your Content
Tip 69 Using Peer Feedback to Increase Confidence
Tip 68 Samples of Blog Projects - Getting Started
Tip 67 Developing Rigor in Our Questioning: Eight
Tip 66 Social Intelligence and Presence - And
Reminders about Course Beginnings
Tip 65 Best Practices for Wrapping Up Courses
Tip 64 Three Best Practices in Assessment
Tip 63 Design Practices for Quality Course Experiences
- "Designing with Threes"
Tip 62 Course Beginnings- Launch with Confidence
and a Holiday Picture!
Tip 61 Steps in Memory-Making: What Teaching
Behaviors Make a Difference!
Tip 60 Personalizing Learning Content so that
Students Grow with the Course Experiences
Tip 59 "Are You Reading My Postings? Do you
Know Who I am?" Simple Rules about Feedback in Online Learning
Tip 58 Reaching the Heights of Learning --
Tip 57 The Performance Dashboard for
Quick Student Learning Snapshots and Faculty Uses of Blogs and Audio with
Powerpoint: A Pedagogy and Tools Potpourri
Tip 56 Sharing the Teaching and Learning -
Working with a Teaching Assistant
Tip 55 Getting an Early Start on Cognitive
Tip 54 Course Wrapping with Concept Mapping
-- A Strategy for Capturing Course Content Meaningfully
Tip 53 Hybrid Teaching and Learning Strategies
-- Combining Social Networking Features with Blogs and Discussion Boards
Tip 52 Course Middles and Muddles -- Souped-up
Conversations Help Build Community!
Tip 51 A Garden of Three Presences - Social
Presence, Teaching Presence and Cognitive Presence
Tip 49 Learners as Leaders
Tip 48 Using What-If
Scenarios Flexing Our Minds with Possibilities
Tip 47 Journaling and Blogging
Tip 46 Experts - A Touch of Spice!
Tip 45 Freshening Your Course with
Podcasts- A Source of Authentic and Current Course Content
Tip 44 How Do I Know what Learners
Have Learned? Planning Assessment from the Beginning!
Tip 43 Customizing and Personalizing
Tip 42 Seven Strategies that work
in Online Courses
Tip 41 Stage Three of a Learning
Community Stimulating and Comfortable Camaraderie
Tip 40 Potpourri ofEdge Happenings
Tip 39 Story of Real Time Gatherings
Tip 38 Four Best Practices
During Project Time
Tip 37 Pausing, Reflecting and Pruning
Tip 36 Developing Cognitive Presence
Tip 35 Structuring Online Discussions
Using Problem Formulation and Resolutions Behaviors
Tip 34 Threaded Discussions and
Tip 33 What Makes a good Discussion
Tip 32 Intro to building a course
Tip 31 Tools for "being present"
Tip 30 For Your List -- "Course
Wrapping" Reminders plus Fun Personal Learning Action During Break
Tip 29 Creating a Closing Experience
-- Wrapping up a Course with Style
Tip 28 Designing Assessments and Tasks
Tip 27 A Rubric for Analyzing Critical
Tip 26 Preparing Discussion Posts
that Invite Reflection and Response
Tip 25 Discussion Wraps -- A Useful
"Cognitive Pattern" or "Collection of Discrete Thought Threads?"
Tip 24 What Do Your Students Think
About How the Course is Going?
Tip 23 "Making Your Students'
Knowledge Visible" --Three Questions to Ask Your Students
Tip 22 Emails or Announcements --
Which Tool Should I Use for What?
Tip 21 Five Simple Reminders about
Tip 20 Debriefing Technique with Students
-- What One Change Would They Recommend?
Tip 19 Feedback on Assignments: Being
Timely and Efficient
Tip 18 Questions and Answers -- Upside
Down and Inside Out
Tip 17 "Getting into the Swing"
of a Course -- Is there an Ideal Weekly Rhythm?
Tip 16 Simple Reminders about Course
Tip 15 Audio -- Why Should I Bother?
Tip 14 Podcasting -- Taking a First
Step with Audio
Tip 13 Re-shaping Learning Habits
of Online Students
Tip 12 Knowing what students know
and don't know
Tip 11 Virtual Presence-Again and
Branching out to Audio
Tip 10 Assessing Group Projects
Tip 9 Managing and Facilitating Group
Tip 8 Setting Up and Structuring
Tip 7 Promoting Peer Interaction
Tip 6 Getting to Know Students Individually
Tip 5 The Role of Faculty in Discussion
Tip 4 Managing and Evaluating Discussion
Tip 3 Developing Great and Effective
Tip 2 More on Online Discussion Experiences
Tip 1 The Importance of Interaction
and Virtual Presence Being There for Your Students