Tag: Peer review

May 22

Fried Friday – Communication/Presentation FAIL

Yikes! Haven’t we all made a few of these mistakes? Or if we can’t admit to that, we’ve all sat through presentations like this! It is precisely because we want to avoid this type of situation that a group of Instructional Designers (Baldwin/Duclos/Coulston/Purvis/Olson/Walker/Canavan/Barbour/Henrikson) from each MAU decided to create a peer review rubric for presenters. Don’t groan. …

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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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Oct 15

Exemplars Aligned to the Peer Review Rubric

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We’ve posted about the peer review of online courses a few times (search for Peer Review) in the past. Today we’re excited to announce that, similar to the sharing we’ve doing with our Faculty Challenges, many faculty have shared examples from their courses that showcase different ways of meeting the Peer Review Rubric’s standards. We’ve posted …

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Mar 26

Learning Objectives and Course Goals

Have you ever wondered what content sticks with your students after they complete your course? How much do they retain after five years? How about after ten years? Did they remember the main idea? Standard II of the Peer Review process looks at some of the over-arching ideas that are essential in explaining the value of …

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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

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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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