Category Archive: Peer Review

Mar 14

“Thru the Lens” Continues with a Look at Peer Review Standard II

Please mark your calendar to join us on March 31st at 9 AM for the second “Thru the Lens” Peer Review session. We will be looking at  two courses (Marnie Chapman’s Biology 112:Human Anatomy and Physiology II, AND Maren Haavig’s Accounting 379: Fund and Governmental Accounting) through the lens of Peer Review Standard II. Standard …

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Feb 12

Please Join Us! “Thru the Lens” Session 1 Is THIS Friday!

This Friday, at 9 AM please join us for a one-hour mini-peer review of 4 different courses. The session will take place using Blackboard Collaborate. We’ll be using the UAS Peer Review Rubric Standard 1 and applying it to (1) ED 593: Design and Teach an Online Course, (2) Econ 202: Principles of Microeconomics, (3) …

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Feb 05

Tour 4 Online Courses During Our New “Through the Lens” Series

Peer Review Through the Lens

Four of your colleagues have graciously opened up their courses for you to participate in an abbreviated peer review. Join us, February 14 at 9 AM, as we apply Standard I: Design of the Course of the UAS Peer Review Rubric and explore each of four courses.  You can participate from your office using Blackboard’s …

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Jan 16

Did You Miss the Peer Review Presentation?

Visual of Peer Review Recording

No worries if you were unable to attend the UAS Peer Review presentation, we have a link to the recorded session: Link to RECORDED PRESENTATION To find the peer review information (or bookmark it for later reference) you have three choices: Visit the Instructional Design Center (IDC) Faculty Resources pages: UAS Peer Review for Course …

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Dec 18

Peer Review at UAS–an Update!

Peer Review Presentation

There has been a lot of interest in the Peer Review process developed by the Peer Review for Course Improvement Committee at UAS. We’ve developed a tutorial and website to explain peer review, answer your questions, and supply you with the rubric and the checklist so you can start using these tools on your own …

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Jul 18

Are Your Courses Ready for Fall Semester?

ED593 Poster

Fall semester is almost here which makes this a good time for you to take a close look at your Fall courses. How does their design and organization compare with national standards (like Quality Matters and Blackboard Catalyst)? Would your courses fare well against the UAS Sitka peer review rubric? Recently Mary and Kathi were …

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Apr 17

Summer Training Opportunities For Faculty

One of Title III’s most important goals is to contribute to the professional development of our distance faculty in a variety of ways. To support that goal, we have a number of out-of-town training opportunities listed below which you can apply for. Basically, you qualify for travel on Title III funds if you’ve been involved …

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Feb 13

Apply For Travel Funds

One of Title III’s most important goals is to contribute to the professional development of our distance faculty in a variety of ways. You have had opportunities to: Attend iTeach Take an online course (Designing and Developing an Online Course) Work with our instructional designers (Kathi Baldwin and Lori Cheezem) Participate in webinars (Softchalk and …

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