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3 Easy Steps to Connect with Online Students

Sustaining high-quality student participation usually does not happen on its own unless I, as an on-line instructor, push it forward. As an adjunct instructor for Oklahoma Wesleyan University I quickly recognized the diversity of student educational interest, their varied academic backgrounds, and the maturation difference between older and younger students. Thus it became necessary to […]

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Blackboard, Course Design, and Climbing Mount Fuji

When I was 9 years old, my father and I climbed Mount Fuji. Mount Fuji, at a little over 12,000 feet is the highest mountain in Japan. There are 10 stations providing climbers with rest areas, and a cup of hot green tea along with a bowl of steaming noodles for a substantial amount of […]

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