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What It Was Like Being in the Virtual Classroom – a Student Perspective

The CAFE is comprised of many talented team members but did you know we also have work-study students as well? Many of our offices here...

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Education Remotely – Using Microsoft Teams to Conduct Online Classes

Professors are learning to use new tools and strategies as they make the switch from face-to-face teaching to online delivery. Kevin Griffin teaches a paramedic...

DC Connect Video Assignments Tool
Launched March 18: Video Assignments

The DC CAFE and LMS-IT teams just launched a new tool called Video Assignments to support faculty in developing online assignments. What is the DC...

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Join the Online Community of Practice

Looking to connect with your faculty colleagues virtually? There is a new online faculty Community of Practice in which faculty can connect with one another...

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One Minute Tip | Intelligent Agents

Looking to check-in with your students, increase student engagement, all while reducing your workload?  Implementation and use of Intelligent Agents in DC Connect could be...

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Virtual Classrooms in DC Connect 

As of March 17th, faculty and students at DC have access to Bongo, a Virtual Classroom and Video Assignments tool that is integrated directly into DC Connect. Faculty will now...

Laura Benninger
MARCH FACULTY SPOTLIGHT

This month’s Faculty Spotlight is Laura Benninger whose love of science and technology developed into a passion for teaching. Benninger earned an undergraduate degree as...

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SNOWY ROADS DIDN’T STOP A STELLAR FACULTY PD DAY!

Despite the cold and snowy weather, Durham College’s (DC) CAFE had an excellent turnout at our February faculty PD Day. More than 70 faculty members...

Kerri Knudsen
HOW TO REVOLUTIONIZE GRADING (AND SAVE TIME) WITH RESPONDUS LOCKDOWN BROWSER

Using Durham College’s Respondus Lockdown Browser revolutionized testing and marking for me while still preserving the integrity of a closed-book test. So, let me tell...

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3 RESOURCES ON FAIR DEALING AND COPYRIGHT FOR FACULTY

Do you need help finding course material that is free to use? Do you need a little refresher on how copyright works? Here are some...