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Blogging for Beginners: Recording a Semester of Teaching Online

In creating a daily digital diary, teachingwritingonline (www.teachingwritingonline.wordpress.com), I documented what it was like to teach a fully online teaching load. I blogged for 116 days during the 16-week Spring 2016 semester, recording the challenges, successes and unpredictable events that occur while teaching in a virtual environment. The blog captures anecdotal evidence regarding a variety[…]

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Twitter and Weebly in the Classroom

Have you ever considered using Twitter and Weebly in the classroom but aren’t sure how to do it? Have questions about how these technologies can help you engage students? Education professor April Zawlocki shares how she uses both Twitter and Weebly in the classroom to facilitate and enhance student learning, helping you better understand everything from[…]

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Writing Wikipedia

In July, two COD writing students were featured on Wikipedia’s Education blog for work they had done in my summer composition classroom. One of those students, a Navy veteran and self-described technophobe, created a Wikipedia article — from scratch — on the U.S. military’s sexual assault prevention and response program, or SAPR, which is intended[…]