Author Archives : Bethanne Winzeler

Link a Google Doc in Blackboard

PROBLEM: Every time you make a change to a syllabus you have to delete the old syllabus in Blackboard and upload the newest version into every section.  This is very time consuming. SOLUTION: Convert a course syllabus to a Google Doc, link to it in Blackboard.   When a Google Doc is edited it shows your […]

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Quick and easy – word clouds

Seen these around?  They’re word clouds and have been circulating digitally and in print over the past few years. What appears to be a technical and time consuming task is more easy than you think (like paste a bunch of words in a text box and click the word “Go” kind of easy). Wordle’s one […]

2 birds with 1 stone

“If you can both listen to (students) and accept their answers not as things to only be judged right or wrong but as pieces of information which may reveal what the (student) is thinking, you will have taken a giant step toward becoming a master teacher, rather than merely a disseminator of information.” -Easley & […]