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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Mar 05

Web Content Accessibility Guide AA

The information below, from W3C, explains the meaning of web accessibility, the groups web accessibility address, and how web accessibility benefits all users. “What is Web Accessibility Web accessibility means that websites, tools, and technologies are designed and developed so that people with disabilities can use them. More specifically, people can: perceive, understand, navigate, and …

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Feb 28

Spring Beta: Student Success

One of my main fears when starting this semester was that students would be unable to navigate D2L. Our students here at TAMUC are pretty heavily entrenched in eCollege – even students who’ve never used it before know where to go to find their courses, it seems. For the past two years someone from the …

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Feb 13

Spring Beta: The End of Unit One

My course is broken into 6 units of roughly 2-3 weeks each, so we’re solidly past the end of Unit One now and I’m finding myself getting into the groove of grading. I’m teaching two sections, each with 24 students in them, on top of my full time job and single parenting – so grading …

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