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April 17, 2017
by Heidi Olson
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Fulfilling UAF Graduation Requirements

Courses supported by eCampus strictly adhere to  the Faculty Senate guidelines for fulfilling core requirements for baccalaureate degrees. Processes and examples are provided here: Oral Communication Intensive  Designator Students can engage in public speaking in their home town or surrounding … Continue reading

December 23, 2014
by Heidi Olson
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Extra credit assignments in Blackboard

What’s the best way to handle an extra credit assignment in Blackboard’s Grade Center? There are a couple of ways you can do this. These suggestions assume you are not weighting grades: Option 1: For the extra credit assignment set … Continue reading

September 22, 2011
by Heidi Olson
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Here…Present…Yeah…sitting through class attendance

In an audio or elive session you may often find yourself going through the task of taking class attendance.   This article from Faculty Focus outlines an interactive way to get students thinking about the topic of the day and … Continue reading

July 20, 2011
by Heidi Olson
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Extra Credit

I thought this was a great example of a way to get students to do some cognitive learning for extra credit points through something called “second chance exam.” This was taken from a Faculty Focus article: “Revisiting Extra Credit Policies,” … Continue reading