Learn how to set-up a comodal meeting with the Owl camera!
Watch this recorded FoST/FRP session presented by Geneviève Caron to get to know the comodal classroom set-up using the Owl camera.
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For a simple guide to using the Owl camera for comodal classes including a checklist and instructions, click here!
Comodal Room Set-Up (H-426)
This guide presents an overview of the comodal room (H-426) as well as how to set up a comodal class.
Last updated March 2022.
Creating Video Recordings
Creating Tablet Capture Videos
This guide for creating tablet capture videos walks instructors through the “digital whiteboard” style recorded lecture and provides tools to do so.
CourseFlow - Design your course
SALTISE CourseFlow is an interactive instructional design application that can be used on its own on through Moodle.
Active Learning Strategies
This article by the Berkeley Center for Teaching and Learning provides a list of active learning strategies as well as tips for implementing them in your classroom.
Active Learning while Physical Distancing
This document prepared by Louisiana State University provides active learning strategies that can be used in online synchronous and asynchronous environments as well as physically distanced in the classroom.
Engaging Students with Active Learning Workshop
This presentation reviews active learning (AL) strategies for the online and in-person classroom.
WS1-Engaging Students with Active Learning Link currently available to John Abbott College employees only.
Course Design Considerations for Inclusion and Representation
This action plan developed by Quality Matters explores evidence-based practices for developing and sustaining universally accessible environments.
Flipped Classroom Model: Why, How, and Overview
In this brief 5-minute introductory video, get to know the flipped classroom approach as well as 8 easy steps to flip your class.
Flipped Learning can be a Key to Transforming Teaching and Learning Post-Pandemic
Learn about the advantages of flipped learning in the post-pandemic classroom in this article by EdSurge News.
Seven Things You Should Know about Flipped Classrooms
This article by EDUCAUSE summarizes the flipped classroom approach.
Understanding the Flipped Classroom
Curious about the flipped classroom? This 2-part introductory article will walk you through some of the background information that supports this approach.
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Bridging the Gap between Pre-Work and In-Class Sessions in the Flipped Classroom
Where Can I Find Flippable Moments in my Classroom (20-Minute Mentor)
Instead of flipping your entire course, find flippable moments. In this 20-Minute Mentor video, flip consultants define the flipped classroom and provide practical tips on how to implement this method in your class.
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Flipped Classrooms - Benefits and Steps
This brief article written by the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning at Harvard University describes the benefits and outlines basic steps for implementing this approach.
The Flipped Classroom - A Guide for Librarians, Faculty and Students
This guide developed by the University of Toronto defines the Flipped Classroom as well as the instructor and students’ respective responsibilities.
Classroom Engagement Podcast and Rubric
This infographic walks through 6 strategies for effective teaching presence including tips on course design, facilitating discourse, direct instruction, and platforms.
Creating Emotional Engagement in Online Learning
This articles discusses evidence-based tips for creating emotional engagement in online learning settings such as focusing on the teacher-student relationship, organizing online platforms, and more.
Turning on the Camera
This document highlights the importance of encouraging students to turn on their cameras while taking into account reasons why students may not feel comfortable doing so and providing some alternatives.
Getting Started with Andragogy
This infographic contains resources to introduce you to important concepts in andragogy (i.e., adult learning). Find brief articles and more extensive workshops!