I had no idea that digital communication is not specifically covered by FERPA: "Because use of digital media for student communications and interactions isn't specifically covered by FERPA, instructors must be extra careful to ensure that they don't violate FERPA rules related to student records and privacy." er.educause.edu/articles/2014/

Considering setting up a wiki for my online Stats students to use as a group collaborative study guide. While researching their educational use, I found this interesting: "Researchers have noted positive effects to integrating wikis in higher ed courses, but others have noted problems. While students enjoy the shared space and ease of use of wikis and frequently add and delete information, they are reluctant to edit each other's work." er.educause.edu/articles/2010/

Take away for the week: " The number one mistake is to confuse a discussion question with an essay topic. [...] I’ve also seen instructors turn discussion into research assignments by requiring students to cite a certain number of outside sources in order to get full credit." facultyfocus.com/articles/onli

Hello everyone! My students call me Mr. T, and my favorite class to teach is online Introduction to Statistics. I am new to Mastadon, and so far I like what I see.

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