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Congratulations, Dr. Jerome Whittlesey!

Congratulations to Wanda Jerome-Whittlesey on meeting the expectations of Formal Quality Matters Review on her MSW 520 Social Work Practice I.  At NMSU, a formal review consists of a peer review team of three QM certified peer reviewers, two of whom are from NMSU and one from another university. The MSW 520 course has meet the QM standards for quality online course design and has received national QM recognition.  To see all of NMSU’s nationally recognized courses, visit the Online Course Improvement Program website.

Posted on 2017-08-08 07:30:25 | Category: Uncategorized

Congratulations to Dr. Oliver!

Congratulations to Dr. Richard Oliver for designing his BCIS 502 Business Information Systems course to meet Quality Matters expectations.  Quality Matters is a faculty-driven, peer review process that is collaborative, collegial, continuous, and centered on student learning informed by current research.  Dr. Oliver’s course has successfully met QM standards and has now received national QM recognition.

Posted on 2017-07-05 13:00:24 | Category: OCIP,Quality Matters

Astronomy 110 Quality Matters Recognized

Congratulations to Nancy Chanover for designing her ASTR 110 Introduction to Astronomy course to meet Quality Matters expectations.  Quality Matters is a faculty driven, peer review process that is collaborative, collegial, continuous, and centered on student learning informed by current research.  To get a course recognized nationally, a formal peer review team consisting of three QM certified peer reviewers, one of whom is external from NMSU, reviews the course using the Quality Matters rubric. Dr. Chanover’s course has successfully met QM standards and has now received national QM recognition.

Posted on 2017-07-05 12:57:41 | Category: OCIP,Quality Matters

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Apply now for the Fall 2017 Course Development Institute (CDI)!

This 5-month program is open to Las Cruces-campus faculty and staff developing an online course. CDI provides professional development workshops and mentoring to design an online course to meet an Internal Quality Matters Review (NMSU-LC’s online course quality metric). Participants with a course that meets an Internal QM Review by February 1st, 2017 will receive a stipend. The application deadline is August 20th, 2017.

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Upcoming Events

OCIP: Recorded Webinar - How Can I Effectively Teach Unprepared Students?

Instructor-Led
August 23, 2017
Wednesday 2:00 - 3:00 PM

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OCIP: Recorded Webinar - How Can I Develop Online Instructor Presence?

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August 31, 2017
Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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OCIP: Strategies for Teaching Online

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September 5, 2017
September 5 - September 19, Online in Canvas

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OCIP: LTOT - Course Developer's Guide

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September 6, 2017
Wednesday 12:00 - 1:00 PM

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More EventsThe 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:

Pathway to Quality of Online Courses

OCIP provides a Pathway to Quality for Online Courses to assist faculty in being fully prepared to develop or revise an online course to meet NMSU’s Quality Matters metric.

Goals

The goals of OCIP are:

  1. Fostering a culture of quality in online teaching and learning.
  2. Assisting the NMSU community in quality online course design and delivery.
  3. Providing a scalable, customized professional development model.
  4. Supporting the NMSU community with services and resources