Five in Five for Faculty

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Discover the resources to help your online college course become more awesome for your students!

Five in Five has it all! From video to news to tools, you have found your all-in-one source for helping you become a more dynamic online instructor and course designer!


Everything you need to know on how to incorporate more video-based instruction in your course.

Course Design

Learn how to set up your course and manage the day-to-day activities of you and your students.


From research to news to software options to equipment options!

Explore my recent thoughts on everything from recording yourself to teaching strategies.

Ahh education. The profession we love, but sometimes we love to hate. The good news is we can always make it better, and it starts with how we design and manage our courses. Read on for ideas on how to make your courses more awesome!

How to Increase Student Engagement in Your Online College Course

“I know the deadline is at noon, but I don’t get off work today until 11:30. Can I get an extension?” “I totally agree with what you said. Great response!” “I don’t understand why my grade is so low. …

Time Management for Online College Instructors

Okay, let’s see . . . looks like I have 20 essays to grade. Oh, and I have those discussion posts too. Crap.  I have those stupid short answer quizzes that I thought were a good idea at the time.…

Why Should You Use Video in Your Online College Course?

I look like an absolute idiot on camera.  Seriously.  I’ve got googly eyes, a crooked nose, a really pale skin.  And don’t even get me started on my annoying voice.  It’s like if F…

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