Martha Davila

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Online Communication Strategies | Origin: EL201 | New comment by Martha Davila

Communication is the key word...In person or online people adapt better and feel the caring gentle side of an individual

The Role of Technology | Origin: EL201 | New comment by Martha Davila

When working with an online plattform Technology is a must.  Its amazing to see the results on the surveys the students have taken.  

Understanding Online Learning | Origin: EL201 | New comment by Martha Davila

Since I began a full online course I kept thinking wow these student are working with great confidence and are really geting assignments done. I kept noticing how they are were more accomplished and...

Linking Relationships to Retention | Origin: EL201 | New comment by Martha Davila

What we learned in this chapter and what I have experienced inthe last semester of online teaching went hand in hand.  Although there is always a couple of students who tend to wait till the end...

Using Active Learning to Enhance Critical Learning | Origin: EL113 | New comment by Martha Davila

Not all students will have the knowledge or prior experience of using critical thinking or collaborative learning but with the patience and understanding of an online instructor the knowlege and...

Modification of Traditional Classroom Activities | Origin: EL113 | New comment by Martha Davila

I learned that no graded assessment during the first part of the course and positive reinforcement works great.  Also one on one communication thru email or canvas really gives student that bond...

How would you effectively make suggestions when students are constantly working behind schedule? | New discussion by Martha Davila

Reminding the students as a classthat there are points lost for every assignment that is submitted late and how this would impact your final grade if work is constantly being turned in late.. 

Limitations and Misconceptions | Origin: EL113 | New comment by Martha Davila

I learned that we should refer students as well as get help from our institutions technology center.  I know there are programs and even grants to help pay for the internet service. ...

Definition and Importance of Active Learning | Origin: EL113 | New comment by Martha Davila

In active learning I love the fact that you get to share problem solving and role playing it helps retain information easier rather than trying to make someone memorize the information.  I also...

A welcoming first impression | New blog by Martha Davila

A welcoming first impression will alow students to feel welcomed and that the instructor cares.  It is very rewarding when students open up and ask for help in what ever it is they need.  Th...