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This course was developed to provide specific tips to help distance educators successfully manage certain teaching tasks in the online environment.

This course is one in a series of distance education faculty development mini-courses. This course, Managing your Distance Course, cover many tips to help you successfully manage certain teaching tasks in the online environment.

  • Overview: General discussion on the modules and the content.
  • Module 1: Communicating with students takes a great deal of time and effort. Certain management strategies may help you successfully communicate with students while maintaining adequate instructor presence.
  • Module 2: Tired of going from place to place in your course to assign grades and provide feedback - the Assignment Tool is a must learn for all distance educators.
  • Module 3: You can streamline your assessment by entering all questions into a pool of questions and then pulling various questions for particular assessment purposes.
  • Module 4: Tired of spending more time scrolling to find items in the gradebook than you spend assigning grades? This module feature tips on organizing your gradebook and using Blackboard tools to identify student trends.
  • Conclusion: Supporting resources for your use.

Having a communication strategy and using specific strategies to manage the amount of responses required by instructors may reduce some of the workload in the distance course. It will certainly organize and document communications with students. The Assignment Tool will organize the task of locating and grading student assignments. Using test pools provides a great amount of variety in what you can do with assessments. If you plan certain categories in the gradebook, you can sort and filter for certain information, reducing the amount of scrolling for information you have to do to enter grades and comments.

This isn't a cookbook approach at all. We encourage you to use strategies that make sense for your instructional style and to discard strategies that you don't like. If something looks promising but you don't know if you have the technical skills - contact your instructional designer.

We want you to be successful and we will work with you to learn to manage your course in the way that you feel makes sense for you.

Questions & Answers

how can chip be made from sand
Eke Reply
is this allso about nanoscale material
Almas
are nano particles real
Missy Reply
yeah
Joseph
Hello, if I study Physics teacher in bachelor, can I study Nanotechnology in master?
Lale Reply
no can't
Lohitha
where is the latest information on a no technology how can I find it
William
currently
William
where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
Ali
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
learn
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da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
hey
Giriraj
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
revolt
da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
has a lot of application modern world
Kamaluddeen
yes
narayan
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
ya I also want to know the raman spectra
Bhagvanji
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
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Source:  OpenStax, Managing your distance course. OpenStax CNX. May 13, 2008 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col10528/1.1
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