Alberto Vasquez

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FERPA Challenges to Consider | Origin: CM141 | New comment by Alberto Vasquez

Interesting requirement that students can not be in an online class as anonymous. I don't require cameras on because of the recent hacking issues and I teach high school students in another college....

FERPA in Action | Origin: CM141 | New comment by Alberto Vasquez

Students should know more about what kinds of notes they canmake to their record that would benfit them in their academic career. 

FERPA Compliance | Origin: CM141 | New comment by Alberto Vasquez

I am always careful not to release student grades like was done in the past of posting publicly. 

FERPA Fundamentals | Origin: CM141 | New comment by Alberto Vasquez

Very similar to HIPAA in medical. Student information is confidential and on a need to know basis. Just becaues you work at the school and have access to students information does not allow you to...

Implementing Active Learning | Origin: ED111R | New comment by Alberto Vasquez

Active learning requires preparation. Know your expectations for the students for each active learning activity. The more specific, and clear the better

Planning for Active Learning | Origin: ED111R | New comment by Alberto Vasquez

True interaction requires that students contribute to the story of the lesson in order for it to move forward. If students input does not move the lessonforward, then it is not interactive. 

Common Instructor Mistakes | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Alberto Vasquez

Namesand faces is hard on the first day of class. I try to memorize names before the first day. On the first day I do the normal ice-breaker of Your name, why areyou here, hob by. Then I activley say...

Managing Student Behavior | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Alberto Vasquez

Clear expectations is critical. Consistency is also crucial. I tried early in my teaching career to be relaxed about certain policies until the students got the hang of my style and told them each...

Dealing with Challenging Students | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Alberto Vasquez

As far as looking at students who look at their phones or tablets in class, I welcome it. So in teaching programming, I teach how to create an app on a mobile device like a phone or tablet. If...

Setting the Stage for Success | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Alberto Vasquez

Icebreakers can help the instructor set up the students for success. I usually give an assignment where there are no wrong answers. Its an ehtical decision assignment that lets me know how the...