Category Archives: Online Learning

DDS Workshop Summer 2017 – New and Improved

Once again we will be hosting our two-week summer workshop – Designing and Developing your Online Course. We have made some changes and improvements, so check out the details below. Because we are making changes to reflect the new features coming … Continue reading

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How to View a Quiz or Exam Submission

Instructors have the option of allowing students to see a variety of different things once a quiz or exam has been submitted. The most common view that instructors allow is the final quiz or exam score. However, some instructors can … Continue reading

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Self-Registration Available for Orientation!

Good news! Self-registration is now available for the Diving Into Online Learning – Student Orientation in Springboard. If you are thinking of taking an online course at The University of Akron, this orientation will help you gain some valuable tips … Continue reading

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Springboard Training Handouts for Faculty

Do you have questions about Springboard? Would you like to add a video to your course? Change the way your gradebook is calculated? Look to these Springboard guides for answers!  These guides provide many step-by-step instructions that will help you … Continue reading

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Jumpstart Your Semester with Binder

Studying on the go? No WiFi where you’re going? Binder provides full access to all of your Springboard courses when and where you need them. With Binder, you are able to download all of your course materials for offline viewing. Then, view, … Continue reading

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The Science of Learning | Thoughts from SXSWedu

I recently had the opportunity to attend SXSWedu in Austin, Texas. What started as a “Texas-focused K-12 event” back in 2011 has grown into a mega-conference unto itself, boasting more than 300 sessions from 700+ presenters across 35+ countries. This … Continue reading

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Gamification Webinar

The University of Akron’s Design and Development staff will be presenting the webinar: We’ve Got Game – Strategies for Building Gamification into Your Blended Classroom Date: September 12, 2014 Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET – free to all Presenters: Stephen Kaufman, … Continue reading

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Benefits of Teaching Online

Dr. Stacey Nofziger, Associate Professor of Sociology will be presenting a new session on the “Benefits of Teaching Online”. Session Description: Online learning can be very helpful for both students and faculty. Come discuss faculty views about how they have … Continue reading

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