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February 17, 2015
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Research support spotlight: Information literacy assignments or class visits

What is information literacy? Would you like to include more research-based assignments in your courses but are unsure where to start? You can introduce students to research in your discipline and get guidance from our very own librarians.  The 1st … Continue reading

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February 17, 2015
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Components of “quality feedback”

Providing students with grades and feedback is an integral component of monitoring academic progress.  Students identify instructor feedback as an indication of academic progress and reassurance of skills and knowledge required for future class assignments. What are the components of … Continue reading

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January 15, 2015
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Web Accessibility (Part II): Providing text alternatives, captions for course video recordings

Web accessibility allows for students with disabilities to perceive, understand, navigate, interact, and contribute to their courses which have online components. The first article published in the November 2014 issue summarized strategies for addressing accessibility of course documents and Blackboard. … Continue reading

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October 14, 2014
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Infographics in the classroom

 Infographics – unexplored yet powerful, especially for learners who prefer to learn visually. Here is some help to effectively use them in our instruction. Infographics can capture large amounts of data and succinctly display information statistically, relationally, chronologically, thematically, etc. … Continue reading

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April 29, 2014
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Quality Matters and how it relates to Lawrence Tech

Quality Matters (QM) is a nonprofit organization focusing on quality course design in online and blended learning. The Quality Matters Program is a nationally recognized and widely used standard of excellence. Colleges and universities submit courses to Quality Matters for … Continue reading