Professional Development Programs
Instructional Design professional development to assist faculty in developing an online or blended course that meets a QM rubric.
OCIP: Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR)
August 10, 2018
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
OCIP: Recorded Webinar - How Can I Build Community in My Online Classes?
August 21, 2018
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
OCIP: Let's Talk Online Teaching - Syllabus Tool and Syllabi Resources
August 29, 2018
Wednesday 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
OCIP: Strategies for Teaching Online
September 5, 2018
September 5 - 19, Online in Canvas
Simply placing a face-to-face course online is not enough for today’s students. Active learning and opportunities for student engagement and interaction must be planned and provided through the learning management system. Online learning needs to actively engage students to improve learning outcomes and improve retention rates. Online course design tip: Set clear course goals that are achievable and measurable, and then communicate them to your learners. The Online Course Improvement Program (OCIP) recommends course mapping to assist in creating a more organized course. A course map will demonstrate in a very clear way the alignment of course components and learning goals or objectives …
There is a free workshop for anyone from NMSU including all Peer Reviewers, Master Reviewers, Course Review Managers, QM Coordinators, and QM-Certified Online and Face-to-Face Facilitators, and Higher Education member who wants to learn the difference between the QM Higher Education Rubric, Fifth Edition, 2014, and the QM Higher Education Rubric, Sixth Edition. In this free workshop, one will identify differences between the QM Higher Education Rubric, Fifth Edition, and the QM Higher Education Rubric, Sixth Edition, identify differences between the Course Worksheet for the QM Higher Education Rubric, Fifth Edition, and the QM Higher Education Rubric, Sixth Edition, and …
The Online Course Improvement Program (OCIP) has been hard at work ensuring courses meet expectations for quality in online course design to enhance student learning. OCIP trains and mentors faculty on how to develop and continuously improve online courses using the Quality Matters Rubric (qualitymatters.org). To date in FY18, OCIP has completed 65 Internal Reviews (with one peer reviewer) and 6 Formal Reviews (with three peer reviewers). The OCIP team thanks all faculty and staff who have participated in the workshops, presentations, and events and have gone a step further to develop a quality online course.