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Hacking at the Scroll of Death in Moodle

As an instructor for online courses in Moodle, the scroll of death has long been an annoyance.  More recently as an administrator addressing the needs ADA students using screen readers the scroll of death has begun to chafe even more as it forces students to navigate all their previous content in order to access their current assignments and material.   1,113 more words

Moodle

Of story telling, coaching, and teaching in HE

I had a storyteller as coach

Remember a while back my peer reviewer said that PowerPoint doesn’t work well for me because I am a storyteller? 518 more words

Learning &Teaching

Senate ESEA Draft: Review of Approved Amendments, Part II

On April 16, 2015, the Senate education committee approved the Alexander-Murray draft of the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA),  1,498 more words

High-stakes Testing

The unknown evil of grade redistribution

I had a revelation this morning that effects all my previous, present and future students. I announce to one and all I will no longer curve my grades. 683 more words

Politics

My Tips on Procrastination

Procrastination is the siren’s call of academia. We know we need to get writing; our livelihoods depend upon it. But then we walk down the hall to look for snacks or coffee. 355 more words

#RyanStartedTheFire

Recently I’ve been re-watching one of my favorite television shows of all time- The Office. My friends in Scranton, PA have seen me through so much transition, from my high school years through today. 1,060 more words