Apr 27

Spring Beta: The End is Here

It seems like just a few weeks ago that I was blogging about my start-of-the-semester nerves. In actuality, it’s been almost an entire semester. As we come up on the end of Spring 2018, it’s time to reflect on what went right and what went wrong with the Spring 2018 beta, specifically with my course, …

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Apr 02

Creating Accessible Online Content

This link will take you to the web aim wesite, https://webaim.org/articles/pour/. There you can read about accessible design of online content. The main principles of accessible online content are: Perceivable Operable Understandable Robust This approach looks at the web content from the user perspective. The emphasis is on making web content that is accessible to …

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Apr 02

Quality Matters Facebook Page

Quality Matters has a Facebook page. This link https://www.facebook.com/qmprogram will take you to the QM Facebook page. Information about upcoming conferences can be found there. Scroll down on the page to access the video “An Invitation for faculty to join Quality Matters.” This short video discusses alignment and how it applies to course design. Enter a …

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Mar 27

What can Qualtrics do for you?

There have been several survey tools here on campus in the last few years, but the site license for Qualtrics is one of the more exciting developments we’ve had here in the Office of Academic Technology. Qualtrics is available to students and faculty to use, and can be leveraged to do everything from surveys for …

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Mar 05

Online Instructor Skill Set

Quality Matters has developed a skill set of six items recommended for faculty teaching online courses. Please, go the Quality Matters website to learn more, https://www.qualitymatters.org/qa-resources/rubric-standards/teaching-skills-set “Who uses this Skills Set? QM developed seven workshops to form the Teaching Online Certificate (TOC) that contain competencies with associated outcomes mapped to the Teaching Online portion of …

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