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ClassLive: getting started (instructor)

ClassLive is the tool in eCollege that allows you to meet with your students, in real time, in an online environment. You can present with video, audio, and PowerPoint, a whiteboard, or other content from your computer. Students can ask … Continue reading

Posted at 8:30 p.m. Oct. 27, 2016, by in eCollege, Teaching Online

Teaching online in Sakai

Communication options There are a number of tools that allow you to communicate with students in Sakai, depending on what you’d like to do. The Messages tool allows you to privately communicate with students much like email would; you can send a … Continue reading

Posted at 8:06 a.m. Aug. 27, 2015, by in Sakai, Teaching Online

Adding engagement to your online course

Engaging with students can pose a challenge in an online course, but it is perhaps the most important factor in ensuring student success. Our students report high levels of satisfaction in courses in which they feel “heard” by the professor and a part … Continue reading

Posted at 10:10 a.m. March 4, 2015, by in News, Teaching Online

FAS faculty only: Online course development contracts

[NB: Nursing, Social Work, Law, and Business faculty may also be eligible for course development funding, but that would be negotiated with your dean.] Back in 2009, FAS Dean Kris Lindenmeyer started a pilot program for paying faculty for the … Continue reading

Posted at 12:22 p.m. Jan. 7, 2015, by in Teaching Online

Viewing Swank streaming videos in Sakai (for faculty and students)

Swank Digital Campus allows Rutgers instructors to embed and share videos with their classes. If you are required to view one of these videos in your course, it’s important to verify you meet the technical requirements for streaming the videos on your computer. … Continue reading

Posted at 11:16 a.m. Dec. 2, 2014, by in Creating content, Teaching Online

Adding Swank streaming videos to your Sakai site

Swank Digital Campus provides Rutgers University streaming access to commercial films for instructional use. This can be particularly useful if you would like your students to access and view films outside of the classroom, possibly in an online or hybrid course. … Continue reading

Posted at 11:06 a.m. Dec. 2, 2014, by in Creating content, Organize content using Lessons, Sakai, Teaching Online