Provide clear and detailed instructions for students to begin accessing all course components.
In my redesigned course, I have included the Five Essential Elements for CI Learn:
1. START HERE
A few days before the beginning of the semester, I send an email to students in which I ask them to complete the following four items included in the START HERE page in the order they appear before the first day of classes:
I. Read the course syllabus (in English)
II. Watch the 3-minute instructor’s introductory video (in Spanish)
III. Complete the Student Information Form (in English)
IV. Participate in our first VoiceThread discussion (in Spanish)
- My syllabus includes a welcome message and information about course content and the grade distribution for all activities, assignments and exams.
Click HERE to view my online syllabus.
- The course content outline is found under a separate area called: “Calendario” in our navigation menu:
Click HERE to view the course calendar as a google doc: