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Facilitating Large Courses
July 24, 2020 – 1:52 pm | Comments Off on Facilitating Large Courses

AP has created an infographic that contains some helpful tips to consider before, during, and after your online course to help you manage an engaging course experience with a large number of students.

 

Academic Coach Tips and Planner
July 24, 2020 – 1:50 pm | Comments Off on Academic Coach Tips and Planner

The guidance document below is a planner to help you plan and implement how you want Academic Coaches/TAs to interact with both you and the students in your course.
Download the planner: Guidance_ASP_Coach Planning Grid_20200724

How Can I Design for Scale?
July 24, 2020 – 1:48 pm | Comments Off on How Can I Design for Scale?

This resource document provides some insight on what design strategies are typical best practices and which are good practices when designing for high enrollment (or both).
Download the document: Guidance_ASP_Design Strategies for High Enrollment Classes_20191014

Ed Tech Tools for New Times
May 28, 2020 – 3:27 pm | Comments Off on Ed Tech Tools for New Times

There are tons of tools in the educational technology space, both paid and free/freemium, that can help promote student engagement and facilitate an interactive course experience.  Check out the resources below that can help you …

Quality Matters Monday: Standard 5.2
May 14, 2020 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Quality Matters Monday: Standard 5.2

General Standard 5 addresses learning activities and learner interaction to meet the learning objective goals.
Click here to view Quality Matters Standard 5,2 in the Quality Matters Rubric.
This standard specifically addresses that learning activities provide opportunities …

Video-Conferencing: Tips for Students
March 11, 2020 – 9:00 am | Comments Off on Video-Conferencing: Tips for Students

Please click the link below for a tip sheet for students for using a video-conferencing tool.
Tips_For_Students

Video-Conferencing – Tips for Faculty
March 11, 2020 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on Video-Conferencing – Tips for Faculty

Please click this link for a PDF you can download with some helpful tips on facilitating synchronous sessions online.
Tips_For_Faculty

Quality Matters Monday: Standard 5.3
January 30, 2020 – 2:47 pm | Comments Off on Quality Matters Monday: Standard 5.3

Quality Matters standard 5.3 states, “The instructor’s plan for interacting with learners during the course is clearly stated.” What does this mean and how can you be sure that your course meets this standard?

Quality Matters Monday: Standard 8.3
November 14, 2019 – 9:44 am | Comments Off on Quality Matters Monday: Standard 8.3

It’s Quality Matters Monday! Each Monday, we highlight a Quality Matters standard and review its importance in an online course and how we evaluate this standard.
Today, we are reviewing Quality Matters Standards 8.3
General Standard 8 …

Is Making a Video Stressful?
August 23, 2019 – 10:26 am | Comments Off on Is Making a Video Stressful?

Is Making a Video Stressful?
Do you feel like you could use a little extra polish when recording your own introduction videos?  Read and download this PDF to get some tips to help you with your …

Quality Matters Monday: Standard 1.1
August 22, 2019 – 5:15 pm | Comments Off on Quality Matters Monday: Standard 1.1

Today, we are reviewing Quality Matters Standards 1.1
General Standard 1 addresses the course overview and introduction.
Click here to view Quality Matters Standard 1.1 in the Quality Matters Rubric.
Standard 1.1 focuses on making sure that learners …