Category: Online Courses

Are Your Courses Ready for Fall Semester?

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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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iTeach Juneau 2013 a Success

We recently completed a very productive iTeach 2013 in Juneau. Twelve faculty participated. You can read some of our posts by searching Twitter with the hashtag: #iteachak. Some of the tools that were explored and enjoyed included: Adobe Presenter Voki Pixton Jing Google Apps for Educators Creating movies with YouTube Elluminate Live We had great …

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ED593 Faculty Win Award!

Last year Mary Purvis, Faculty Support Specialist, and Kathi Baldwin, Instructional Designer, created a course for all UAS Faculty called ED 593: Designing and Teaching an Online Course. They wanted the course to not only teach faculty about the things they need to know, but to also model the best practices that they know make …

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Guest Post from KPC Faculty

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Susan Mircovich, Chemistry Faculty for KPC, recently attended the Sloan-C 6th Annual International Symposium for Emerging Technologies for Online Learning in Las Vegas. She shares the following resource links with us. Lots of good information here. Thank you Susan! Emerging Technologies for Online Learning Whitepaper and presentation slides, Veronica Diaz Educause – http://tinyurl.com/worktech Affordable Learning Solutions …

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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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What College Students Really Think About Online Courses

Original post: 4/3/2013. Reposted with permission.By Tanya Roscorla A group of student leaders has tried online classes, talked with other college students about their experience and traded their insight with educators. And as more colleges expand their online offerings, education administrators and policy-makers could learn something from these students. Thirty-two percent of higher education students took …

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