Two students work on laptops in a library.

Online Teaching Reflections: Discussion Boards

This morning I wrote my last-ever Weekly Reminders email to my first ever online class. As most "last-ever" teaching moments are, this one was bittersweet. I've enjoyed teaching this class; my students have been a delight, and it's been really lovely to see them tackle the challenging material I've set them and wrestle with difficult … Continue reading Online Teaching Reflections: Discussion Boards

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Do students really use their ePortfolios?

...Or do they disappear into the deep, dark void of cyberspace? The ePortfolios, not the students. That's the question that drives one of my current research projects. My interest in this question stems from my own experience as a student. As a Master's student in Auburn's Technical and Professional Communication program (or, for short, the MTPC program), I … Continue reading Do students really use their ePortfolios?