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Setting Up Pronouns, Preferred and Traditional Names in Brightspace

North Island College has set up Brightspace to allow students and instructors to add in their pronouns, preferred names and traditional names so that we can respectfully communicate with each other in the digital world.Β  Pronouns Log in to Brightspace at https://mycourses.nic.bc.ca Click on your personal menu (where your name …

Efficient Marking Practices for Written Assignments

Looking for some suggestions to be more efficient in marking written assignments? I reviewed my favourite teaching and learning websites, connected with key research articles and shared some practices that worked for me – and give you this! NEW Teach Anywhere Webpage: https://teachanywhere.opened.ca/nic-essentials/efficient-marking-written-assmts/ 30 ways to transform inefficient practices into …

Uncovering The Hidden Curriculum

URL: https://hiddencurriculum.ca/ Uncovering the Hidden CurriculumΒ is a cross-institution, cross-sector, and cross-disciplinary initiative that aims to support a learner’s academic, personal, and professional development. This website includes various skills-based content and resources that educators can embed in their courses. Uncovering the Hidden CurriculumΒ will support student mental health, which was the initial …

20 Ideas for Assessing Learning

A new resource has been created to help instructors design courses – starting with solid assessment practices. This new page called “Assessment: Focused, Simple, and Aligned Ideas” shares core practices and principles around sound learning design. Twenty pedagogically-sound ideas for the assessment of student learning in both online (asynchronous, synchronous …

Separating Grades from Feedback: Approaches to Learner-Centric Evaluation

Evaluation of student learning in post-secondary education has a long way to go before it truly is effective, learner-centric and improves student learning. We are doing a lot of unnecessary and time consuming ranking, rating and giving of numbers and values on student work (done via complex rubrics with vague …

Instructor NIC Winter 2023 Supports

** RESOURCES FOR INSTRUCTORS: Brightspace and Course Support**Β Β  Teach Anywhere Website: Brightspace Instructor Resources – One-stop for all your Brightspace needs – note the fly out menus with more videos and support info on Quizzes, Assignments, Content, Communications and Grading Brightspace Term Start Course Checklist – handy checklist of items …