Lawrence Bufalino

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Successful Online Learning Techniques | Origin: EL108 | New comment by Lawrence Bufalino

The seven principles of learning for both instructors and students were a valuable guidline in understanding the roles and responsibilities with learning in an online envionrment. Despite them being...

Online Persona | Origin: EL108 | New comment by Lawrence Bufalino

It is important to understand the general workload of a student per week which was stated as 3-5 hrs of coursework time needed to read, understand, and articulate information in discussion boards. It...

Measuring Good Communication | Origin: EL105 | New comment by Lawrence Bufalino

I learned the importance of utilizing a rubic to assess students. This provides consistentsy and transparency throughout the course.

Helping Students Communicate Effectively Online | Origin: EL105 | New comment by Lawrence Bufalino

I have learned that communication misunderstandings are inevidable but what is most important is learning how to appriopritately deconflict these issues. It is also important to understand your...

Civility and Managing Overall Communication | Origin: EL105 | New comment by Lawrence Bufalino

Understanding communication and how to ensure that as an instructor your communication code of conduct is clear, consice, and encourages a learning envionrment is vital. This section provided good...

Technology Tools for Effective Communication | Origin: EL105 | New comment by Lawrence Bufalino

I think it was important to understand both the formative and summaritive points when discussing technology communication. I agree that ensuring all students have access is critical to the success of...

Online Course Content Transfer | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Lawrence Bufalino

I think the important take away here is the importance of consistency when building a course and its layout. It gives students a path to better understand the course and achieve learning objectives.

Guide on the Side | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Lawrence Bufalino

This section did a good job outlining the key responsibilities of instructors and some of the challenges to be prepared for like managing communication and supporting a learning enviornment.

Synchronous versus Asynchronous Learning | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Lawrence Bufalino

It was valuable to know that synchronis and asynchronis methods both have their place when teaching a class. Utlizing a asynchronis method has a major advantage of helping to overcome differing time...

Course Revision and Improvement | Origin: EL103 | New comment by Lawrence Bufalino

It was important to learn you shouldn't revise your course based soley on student feedback and it takes multiple sources from stakeholders to make revisions.