Tracie Buffaloe

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Non-Technical Skills | Origin: EL108 | New comment by Tracie Buffaloe

A lot of students know how to text very well.  But they often forget when they send emails or type essays that they should not use text.  Therefore, it is important to take a few minutes to...

Projecting Your Presence | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Tracie Buffaloe

Posting your biography is a great idea.  This gives students general information about you.  It may make the students feel more relaxed to open up to you if they have any issues with the...

Online Persona | Origin: EL108 | New comment by Tracie Buffaloe

I have learned that extroverted people take over conversations.  Therefore, during a discussion about the lesson I would ask each indiviudal to specific time limit to speak.  

Measuring Good Communication | Origin: EL105 | New comment by Tracie Buffaloe

In this module it is recommended to use a rubric to give students feedback on an assignment.  I believe that sometimes a student may need a little assistance before grading an assignment. ...

Retention | New discussion by Tracie Buffaloe

Do anyone have any ideas on to help retain students in distance learning classes?

Helping Students Communicate Effectively Online | Origin: EL105 | New comment by Tracie Buffaloe

In this module it mentioned what qualities students need to become successful.  The same standards and more applies to instructors.  If instructors expect students to abide by rules then...

Civility and Managing Overall Communication | Origin: EL105 | New comment by Tracie Buffaloe

I have been in ongoing communiction with my distance learning students.  Before, I started teaching from a distance I taught face to face classes.  Basically, the same guidelines shoud be...

Technology Tools for Effective Communication | Origin: EL105 | New comment by Tracie Buffaloe

From this module, I have learned that I need to do some reserach on TikTok and Flickr.  I didn't know anything about that until this class. 

Course Revision and Improvement | Origin: EL103 | New comment by Tracie Buffaloe

I learned that I should have students reflect on their own school work.

Audio Lessons | New discussion by Tracie Buffaloe

Does any instructor know of a free audio program that reads to the student?