Tag Archive: Course design

Aug 06

Mark Your Calendar: The Ins and Outs of Designing Exemplary Courses

Bb Exemplary Course Program

Register now to join a webinar on Tuesday, August 18th, 9 AM Alaska time on the Blackboard Exemplary Course Program (ECP). The ECP is a great way for you to get peer and expert feedback about the design of your online course. This webinar will underscore the importance of course design and discuss the rubric …

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Feb 20

Fried Friday: National “Love Your Pet Day!” Really??

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Seriously, who knew that today was National Love Your Pet Day. As if we don’t love our pets every single day of the year! In honor of this important day, we’ve unearthed a few pet videos for you (thank you Nicole and Tina). I had to try pretty hard to tie this post to education even very loosely. Faculty …

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Feb 11

Quick Course Checklist

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A checklist is a great way to make sure you haven’t omitted important features or elements in your class. Sometimes it is the obvious that we overlook. Sometimes we don’t even realize that something important is missing until our students tell us, or we try to look back for a document or a link and realize …

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Feb 06

Fried Friday: How Do YOU See the World?

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I came across this recently and it struck me that dogs really do “see” an entirely different world than we do and I wondered how many of us actually see different worlds too when we walk through our day-to-day worlds. And of course, that made me wonder if our students ever “see” the things that …

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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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