Author Archives: Distributed Learning at Fuller Seminary

Dead ideas in teaching

If you aren’t reading Faculty Focus blog regularly yet, I commend it to you again with this post on Dead Ideas in Teaching. I still hear these same things discussed among faculty today!!

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Online courses, and Moodle, and Pedagogy… Oh my!!

One of our brilliant instructional designers shared with me an experience he recently had with one of Fuller’s brilliant faculty members.  It went a little something like this: Faculty member:  I want to do [this] in my course, how do … Continue reading

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Cap for Online Courses

I’m exploring the limits of online course enrollments per course – or rather re-visiting ways to include more people in online courses.  I’m excluding MOOCs from the discussion at this point, though I would love to know if you’re doing … Continue reading

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Moodle 2… *check*

The Distributed Learning and I.T.S. offices at Fuller have been crazy busy transitioning from Moodle 1 to Moodle 2 over the past few months.  It is now complete!!  We are starting the Fall 2012 term fresh on Moodle 2 and … Continue reading

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Power of images in online courses

It’s time for new calendars, most with lovely photos marking each month of 2012. It is also time for Fuller Online students in Winter 2012 courses to introduce themselves, and many of them will share photos of themselves with fellow … Continue reading

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Facebook and the Classroom: Friends or Foes?

A new plug-in has recently been designed that will link Facebook with Moodle. Students can jump between sites seamlessly and do so through a single login. It will also allow students to post their live stream directly from Moodle into … Continue reading

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“Don’t Lecture Me!”

Is this really so controversial?? (this is a 50-minute audio – but VERY interesting)

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