On Tuesday, February 23, 2016, Distance Education and the Online Course Improvement Program will co-host a Let’s Talk Online Teaching Lunch with Briana Nguyen from ProctorU, an online exam proctoring service. Come and learn about online exam proctoring from the faculty and student perspectives. NMSU’s partnership with ProctorU is facilitated through Distance Education (http://distance.nmsu.edu/proctoru/). Register at: http://teaching.nmsu.edu/events/.OCIP
Congratulations to Tami Ford. She is now a Quality Matters (QM) Master Reviewer. Master Reviewers can lead QM review teams at NMSU and on QM-managed reviews. They have completed 3 QM professional development workshops and participated in at least 2 QM reviews as a Peer Reviewer.
Congratulations to Tanya Watson and Mike Demers. They are now certified QM Peer Reviewers. Peer reviewers can serve as members of review teams for QM reviews at NMSU, for other universities and for QM-managed reviews. They have completed 40 hours of training in 2 QM professional development workshops.
Posted on 2016-01-26 17:19:09 | Category: Quality Matters
Online Course Improvement Program
The Online Course Improvement Program (OCIP) is professional development for NMSU faculty focusing on improving the quality of online teaching and learning. It expands on services currently available through the Teaching Academy and Instructional Innovation and Quality.
Professional Development Programs
Services provided by OCIP
OCIP provides NMSU faculty with the following professional development services:
- Quality Matters at NMSU – Las Cruces
- Peer Review of Online Courses
- OCIP Events
- Online Conference Access
- OCIP Resource Center
- Memberships in national organizations
The goals of OCIP are:
- Assist faculty in enhanced web course design and delivery while reducing student textbook costs.
- Provide faculty instructional design services with a framework that supports peer interaction and encourages best practices for online learning.
- Facilitate participation in national digital content consortiums and relevant communities.
- Create and support a culture of quality for online courses taught at NMSU.
- Develop a scalable, customized professional development model.
The following documents provide data on the events, attendance, faculty participation, and additional information on the overall impact of the larger OCIP program and 1Yr+, which is a targeted professional development program. Both quantitative and qualitative data inform the findings.