elearning

Schedule Virtual Meetings through CourseSites

If you are looking to have a synchronous online meeting with your students, you can easily accomplish that with CourseSites by Blackboard. It is a full featured version of Blackboard and allows free hosting of up to 5 courses. I use it to create a “meetings” course and then use the Live Meetings tool. It’s a full featured online meeting… Read more →

Elearning on a shoestring

Once again, I’m teaching an online statistics class this Fall. While the online materials that come with the text are really superior, I still needed a platform for my virtual lectures every week. I have used VYEW in the past, but that has a maximum capacity of 20 students for the free version. I an now using Wiziq, which allows… Read more →

Free Multimedia Algebra Review

There are seemingly an infinite number of free math resources on the Internet. However, very few provide the comprehensive content that are usually found in textbooks. One of these rare sites is Hippocampus. It is part of the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education and provides free multimedia ebooks for a variety of high school subjects and introductory college level… Read more →