Online and Blended Classes

Moving from Face-to-Face to Online

 
 
     
  Lecture / Seminar
  • The Wimba Classroom
  • Interactive tutorials (see below)
  • Pre-recorded lectures shared by video on the Blackboard course website

    For assistance with recording lectures, contact Tina Meagher.
 
 

Lecture with PowerPoint slides

  • PowerPoint presentation with annotated slides, using an online learning module resource such as Adobe Presenter.

    For assistance with the design of your PowerPoint contact Jessica Murphy.
 
  Image display
  • Images can be displayed within the Wimba Classroom, added to a content area of Blackboard, or provided within a larger PowerPoint presentation.

    For custom image designs contact Jessica Murphy.
 
 

Text display

  • Text can be displayed within the Wimba Classroom, added to a content area of Blackboard, or provided within a larger PowerPoint presentation.
 
 

Audio media

  • Audio can be presented within the Wimba Classroom, added to a content area of Blackboard, or provided within a larger PowerPoint presentation.

    For assistance with audio, contact Tina Meagher.
 
  Video playback
  • Video can be linked to from the Wimba Classroom, added to a content area of Blackboard, or provided within a larger PowerPoint presentation.

    For assistance with video, contact Tina Meagher.
 
 

Student presentations

  • Students can create digital presentations (if on campus, they can take advantage of the many resources available in the Digital Media Lab)
  • Students can share their presentations live via webcam during a Wimba Classroom session
 
 

Small group work

 
 

Class discussion

  • Asynchronous option: the discussion board within Blackboard
  • Synchronous options: live chat, utilization of the Wimba Classroom
 
 

Oral evaluation

  • Instructors can orrally evaluate PowerPoint presentations through Adobe Presenter
  • Record audio over top of anything on screen with Camtasia (contact Tina Meagher for details)
 
 

Written evaluation -
Quizzes & Tests

 
 

Tutorial

  • Tutorials can be created by a variety of methods:
    • Dynamic PowerPoint-based modules with Adobe Presenter
    • Robust modules with Adobe Captivate
    • Recording the screen or handwriting on a tablet PC with Camtasia (contact Tina Meagher for details)
  • Custom tutorials can also be created. Contact Jessica Murphy for details.