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An Easy Method for Building Relationships in Online Courses
March 5, 2013 – 12:08 pm | 14 Comments

Building rapport and establishing relationships are critical to the success of an online course. This practice promotes learning, engagement, and retention.
I understand the importance of community first-hand from the perspective of a student. I remember feeling overwhelmed and …

3 Ways to Enrich Your Online Course Discussions
February 22, 2013 – 10:00 am | 3 Comments

While your LMS discussion tool helps to foster student interaction, you may feel limited by its structure and capabilities. It’s time to bring some variety into the way students interact with you and each other. …

Texas Social Media Research Institute announces fellows
July 8, 2012 – 8:11 am | Comments Off on Texas Social Media Research Institute announces fellows

The Texas Social Media Research Institute (TSMRI) has announced the fellows selected for 2012-2013.
The fellows are Robin Bartoletti, Academic Partnerships; Mark Gammon, University of Colorado, Boulder; Lora Helvie-Mason, Southern University at New Orleans; Randy McCamey, Tarleton State University; Jeton …