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Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR) – Start 2 Weeks

Online

Description QM's flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and its use in reviewing the design of online and blended courses is intended for a broad audience, including but not limited to faculty, instructional designers, administrators, and adjunct instructors. It is particularly helpful to those new to QM or those considering the adoption of a quality... Continue Reading →

Free

Improving Your Online Course (IYOC) – Start 2 Weeks

Online

Description The “Improving Your Online Course” workshop explores the QM Rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online courses. Participants use the QM Rubric to review their own online courses and develop a course improvement plan. The content is based on the essential Specific Review Standards of the Quality Matters Rubric. Participants... Continue Reading →

Free

Quick and Effective Feedback

Description Grading isn't just about giving your students a numerical score. It's also about providing formative feedback to help students improve their learning. During this session we will review some techniques to provide meaningful feedback without overwhelming the instructor. Learning Objectives Define formative feedback Describe 2-3 methods for providing quick feedback Identify a resource for... Continue Reading →

Free

Improving Your Online Course (IYOC) – Start 2 Weeks

Online

Description The “Improving Your Online Course” workshop explores the QM Rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online courses. Participants use the QM Rubric to review their own online courses and develop a course improvement plan. The content is based on the essential Specific Review Standards of the Quality Matters Rubric. Participants... Continue Reading →

Free

Creating Accessible Documents – 3 week short course begins

Online

This three week short course provides faculty and staff and opportunity to practice make digital materials accessible to those who use a screen reader. The course will introduce participants to basic techniques for using tools available in the Microsoft Office suite including Word and PowerPoint.  Additionally, participants will get an opportunity to updated web pages... Continue Reading →

Free

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR) – Start 2 Weeks

Online

Description QM's flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and its use in reviewing the design of online and blended courses is intended for a broad audience, including but not limited to faculty, instructional designers, administrators, and adjunct instructors. It is particularly helpful to those new to QM or those considering the adoption of a quality... Continue Reading →

Free

Improving Your Online Course (IYOC) – Start 2 Weeks

Online

Description The “Improving Your Online Course” workshop explores the QM Rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online courses. Participants use the QM Rubric to review their own online courses and develop a course improvement plan. The content is based on the essential Specific Review Standards of the Quality Matters Rubric. Participants... Continue Reading →

Free

Effective Feedback (Webinar)

Online

Description This webinar will explore how instructors can provide effective feedback for students. Is your feedback changing the student in some positive way? If not, learn how to craft feedback than consistently will. We will delve into different types of feedback and what the research shows is the most effective way to make a positive... Continue Reading →

Free