Category: Training

Professional Development Opportunity

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Sitka Title III will cover the tuition costs for UAS faculty to take Quality Matters’ Applying the Quality Matters Rubric course. This online course is intended to increase your understanding of the QM rubric and of the peer review process. The UAS Peer Review for Course Improvement committee requires this course of all who are …

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UAS Course Banner Challenge!

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We all know that first impressions are crucial. Malcolm Gladwell in his book Blink tells us that we all make “instantaneous impressions and conclusions” anytime we are confronted with a new situation. Your students are making just such an impression the minute they click into your course. How do you greet them? Do you have a …

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Sign Up for ED593 — Don’t Delay!

ED593: Designing and Teaching an Online Course begins September 15th so sign up now! This is your opportunity to learn more about the online environment from both the student and faculty perspective. We encourage all faculty to sign up and take the course if you are thinking about offering an online course, considering redesigning your …

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Another Free Blackboard Webinar

What’s Coming to Blackboard: A Roadmap of the New UX for Learn & Collaborate September 3, 2014 3:00 pm EST Register   Join Stephanie Weeks, VP of User Experience for a roadmap demo of what’s coming for Blackboard Learn and Blackboard Collaborate. She’ll share some of the exciting and innovative design changes they have planned, like …

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Did You Miss the WordPress Presentation at Convocation?

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Nicole and I gave a presentation at Convocation on August 19 about the new Learning spaces WordPress site. Learning Spaces is UAS Sitka’s Title III pilot of a UAS WordPress Multisite. It’s a web presence where faculty can: Promote and showcase departments or courses Blog and reach out to colleagues and students Create an authentic experience for students to …

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