Category Archives: OCIP

Online course design tip:  Set clear course goals

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…
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Quality in Online Courses

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…
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How We Prepare Faculty for a Quality Matters Review Webinar

Dr. Sandy Johnson was a guest panelist for a national webinar “How We Prepare Our Faculty for a Quality Matters Review” with Renée Petrina, Principal Online Instructional Designer, Indiana University; David Becker, Instructional Design & Technology Specialist, Indiana University Southeast; and Pat Abrego, Director of Instructional Technology & Distance Education, Texas A&M International University. The…
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