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New ANGEL documents

Online education is here to stay. If you don’t believe me, just see the chart below or Google “online education trends” to see for yourself! Macomb’s virtual and hybrid courses fill up faster than many of the on-ground courses, and we are making a strong effort to meet that demand.

(Source: National Center for Education Statistics,
U.S. Department of Education)

We are in the process of re-working our ANGEL “Getting Started” training just a bit, and want to share our progress with you:

  • ANGEL Getting Started – Orientation: provides an introduction to ANGEL at Macomb, takes you through the first steps of logging in, and prepares you for the workshop.
  • ANGEL Getting Started – Building your Course: used during the workshop, and can also be used as a reference guide. All the basics are covered, with step-by-step instruction of important features including the Gradebook. (We plan to visually enhance this document in the near future, stay tuned.)

We welcome your comments and suggestions!

Facebook for Academia

Annnnd, we’re back! The mad dash at the beginning of the semester has subsided, and we’ve got some new bits of instructional technology goodness to share with you. To kick things off today, let’s take a look at www.Academia.edu, which has been affectionately referred to as the “Facebook for academia!”

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