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August 20, 2014
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Evaluating best practices in your course design

Good course design begins with a plan. The components of good course design include clear objectives, assessment requirements and opportunities to engage students. Development and delivery of a quality course impacts learning, supports retention of student, reduces costs, and improves … Continue reading

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June 29, 2014
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Evaluating how your course supports best practices for course design

Good course design begins with a plan. The components of good course design include clear objectives, assessment requirements and opportunities to engage students. Development and delivery of a quality course impacts learning, supports retention of student, reduces costs, and improves … 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

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April 23, 2014
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Student evaluations: The value of student feedback

At the end of each semester, students evaluate the courses they are taking and the faculty that teach them. Some may wonder what the university does with all of this data. eLearning Services reviews online faculty student evaluation surveys at … Continue reading

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March 19, 2014
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Tips and suggestions to strengthen your syllabus

Faculty commonly update their course syllabi every term with new due dates and new content, but how often do we revise our policy statements? Below are some suggestions that can make course expectations clear to students and help faculty avoid … Continue reading

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February 18, 2014
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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conferences

Are you interested in finding out more about upcoming Scholarship of Teaching and Learning conferences? There are opportunities for local and virtual presentations as well as available assistance to help you write and present at SOTL conferences. Scholarship of Teaching … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014
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Spring 2014 Online Faculty Meeting: Planning for Success

eLearning Services faculty meetings for online faculty provide information on creative ways to enhance course content and impact teaching effectiveness using good course design and technology.  The meetings include university and department updates, pedagogical workshops, and exchange of best practices.  … Continue reading