So what happens when you have nine instructional designers who are tasked with developing curriculum to help UAF faculty develop online courses? What happens is that you see a variety of techniques in which content is presented, activities are practiced and the faculty reflect upon. Our most recent iTeach was presented in a period […]
Recently I lead a discussion on leading discussions in the online realm. I provided the group participants from iTeach a few web resources and articles that touched on some important aspects of effective and necessary moderation tasks.
This lengthy article gives great detail to the number of tasks that a moderator has in creating and […]
After finishing up my masters project for developing plans for a remote controlled laboratory demonstrating the Faraday Effect, its time to shift from plans into developing a prototype. Recent testing of the RCL concept involves identifying instruments capable of measuring a range of brightness from the laser, as well as being capable of providing […]
It used to be, way back when before the time of OS X “El Capitan”, v10.11 and Safari browser version 9.0, that you could assign command key equivalents to web pages. This is one of those “I must have it” features I used all the time. Cmnd-1 was assigned to my calendar. I look […]
If you are a fan or a student of “Understanding by Design” by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe, you’ll be familiar with the UBD tree for instructional design. I partially developed one for a possible science lab design course for the online classroom. The UBD tree is complete from big idea, through two essential […]
This short tutorial will show you how to generate some keys which you can use with openssl/ssh to gain access to machines.
Basically you will create a very strong (by today’s standards) mathematically bound pair of keys which when used in combination ensure trusted communication between two parties.
Which two parties? Your local machine, and a […]