Four Types of Discussion Forums

Forums are a useful tool that can engage all participants of your online classroom. Deciding which type of forum to apply can affect the flow of your discussion. Each forum type has different posting parameters...

Hiding Course Assignments: The Eyeball Trumps

Instructors often seek ways to control student pace within the course. One of the most commonly used methods is setting open/close dates in assignments and exams. However, it is important to keep one thing in...

Upload a Unique Profile Picture

Instructors and students can do many things to create a sense of community in their online courses. In each course, clicking on the "Participants" link in the "People" block on the left side of the...