"Who I am and why I am here"

Post messages introducing yourselves to the rest of the DOTS participants and briefly outline
i) the challenges/opportunities you anticipate to face when teaching online and
ii) what you hope to get out of DOTS.
Browse through the posts of your fellow participants, to get a sense of the class community, and feel free to comment on them (comments optional).

  • To enter your post, click on the "Thread" button (top-left of the forum page). 
  • It will help readers if you enter your name in the subject heading.
  • This forum allows you to include attachments, modify your own posts, and "quote" the post to which you reply.

       

 

Technical Questions

Post questions on technical issues with this (DOTS) or your own online courses.

  • To post a new question/comment, click on the "Thread" button (top-left of the forum page).
  • Always include a short subject heading relevant to your post.
  • This forum allows you to include attachments, modify your own posts, tag posts (i.e. attach representative keywords to them), "quote" a previous post in your reply, and rate the posts of others.

        
 

Course Design Questions

Post questions or comments on course design and delivery issues (e.g. syllabus, resource, assignment, discussion, rubrics, course interface, etc. design).

  • To post a new question/comment, click on the "Thread" button (top-left of the forum page).
  • Always include a short subject heading relevant to your post.
  • This forum allows you to include attachments, modify your own posts, tag posts (i.e. attach representative keywords to them), and "quote" a previous post in your reply.
        
     
 

Module 3

Questions on Drafting "Orientation" and Other Guiding Resources for your Personal DOTS Course

As you prepare draft versions of your "Orienation" page and of other guiding resources for your personal DOTS course, use this forum to post any relevant questions or comments.

  • To post a new question/comment, click on the "Thread" button (top-left of the forum page). 
  • Always include a short subject heading relevant to your post.
  • This forum allows you to include attachments, modify your own posts, tag posts, and "quote" a previous post in your reply.
        
 

Module 6

Questions on Drafting your Personal DOTS Course

As you prepare a draft version of your personal DOTS course for presentation to the group, use this forum to post any relevant questions or comments.

  • To post a new question/comment, click on the "Thread" button (top-left of the forum page). 
  • Always include a short subject heading relevant to your post.
  • This forum allows you to include attachments, modify your own posts, tag posts, and "quote" a previous post in your reply.