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Course Facilitation

End-of-Term Course Review Checklist

After your course has concluded, use this checklist to review your course. Prepare for the next course offering by making important tweaks and adjustments that help avoid curriculum drift. You’ve


One-to-One Objective Alignment

Module Objectives allow students to build their understanding and mastery, in a scaffolded manner, toward the broader-level Course Objectives. Course Objectives sit at the higher course level, while Module Objectives

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Instructional Design

Bloom’s Taxonomy for Digital Learning

What is Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy? Learn how educators are reframing Bloom’s Taxonomy through the lens of educational technology, blended learning, BYOD, flipped classrooms, and other models. This updated version aims

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Academic Program Planning

Online Program Parity: Faculty & Students

Online courses appeal to a variety of student populations and remove barriers encountered by non-traditional
 and adult learners in face-to-face programs. In online courses, “all course activity is done online;

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AI Tools for an Improved Student Experience

What are some AI tools that you can incorporate into your online classroom to enhance student engagement, personalize learning, offer individualized feedback, and encourage additional practice and application? The free,

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Instructional Design

Template for Quality Discussion Boards

Writing discussion board prompts can be intimidating. Use this simple template to help set you and your students up for success.

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Assessments and Assignments

Formative Assessments for Online Courses

Using effective assessment techniques can improve an instructor’s understanding of student needs and support learner-centered courses.

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Assessments and Assignments

Quick Tips for Online Assessments

As you design the content of your course, you’ll think a lot about assessment methods. Online assessments and assignments should take into consideration the their online audience, which is typically a population of adult learners.

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Course Facilitation

Promoting Participation in Discussions

In the online, constructivist learning environment, rich and robust collaborative knowledgeconstruction occurs on the discussion board. The constructivist approach shifts the focus from the instructor to the students and the

Instructional Design

Rasha Alghamdi

Get To Know Rasha Rasha joins Academic Partnerships as an Instructional Designer and will support faculty in course design. Rasha has over 13 years of expertise in higher education leadership,

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Assessments and Assignments

Alternative Strategies for Discussion Boards

Implementing alternative strategies for discussion boards an help enhance your course from initial student introductions to end-of-semester reflections.

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Assessments and Assignments

Badging in Online Courses

Badging in online courses can be used for anything from increasing motivation and student engagement to highlighting student achievement, marketable skills, and course artifacts.

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