Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

Site-wide links

TLS BLOG

Student Engagement and the Problem of Expertise

Rebecca Johnson and Jeremiah Parry-Hill—Expertise is a double-edged sword. Teachers can forget how long it takes to become an expert. Learners often can’t see that they’re novices.(Kruger and Dunning 1999) Experts can’t remember what it’s like to be a novice. Novices don’t believe they need help. How can the skillful teacher navigate this pair of ill-fated misconceptions?

Read More

10 Rules for Using Web Conferencing Tools for Instruction

Marybeth Koon—Sometimes the most efficient way of addressing the needs of students in an asynchronous online course is to hold a synchronous session. While web conferencing with a tool such as Adobe Connect offers the immediacy of a face-to-face classroom experience, these sessions require careful planning.

Read More

How can I inspire students to enroll in my course?

Rebecca Johnson—You’ve just spent a semester building an online course or preparing for a face-to-face course. After all of your hard work, you sit back and wait to see whether students will enroll. Whether they actually do so is largely beyond your control, but here are a few things to consider.

Engaging the Potential Student

Much of the same advice you’d get about how to engage students in your current class applies to writing a good course description to attract potential students.

Read More

Strategies for Promoting Academic Integrity: myCourses Exams

Joe Zelazny—While cheating is not exclusive to online courses, the online environment presents some unique challenges to promoting academic integrity. Tools and settings within myCourses can help you make your exams more secure.

Read More

Instructional Design: We're Trending!

Neil Hair—If you’re an instructor and you’ve not yet made time to visit Innovative Learning Institute’s Teaching and Learning Services in the Wallace Building, read this recent trends report, “Instructional Design: Demand Grows for a New Breed of Academic” from the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Read More

Pages

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-10:00pm
Friday: 7:30am-5:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am-4:00pm
Sunday: Closed
Holiday hours

Location

The Wallace Library
Room A-600
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623

Contact Info

Phone: +1 585.475.2551
Email: tlsupport@rit.edu
Report a problem

Videos

Youtube

© Copyright Rochester Institute of Technology. All Rights Reserved | Disclaimer | Copyright Infringement