Category Archives: OCIP

OCIP Summer Institute

The Online Course Improvement Program Summer Institute is underway with 14 participants designing content for online delivery.  Working with Instructional Innovation and Quality Unit, instructors are applying best practices in course design that adheres to the Quality Matters rubric.  Institute Goals include developing a course that meets the Quality Matters Standards in an informal or…
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Quality Matters and OCIP

Instructional Innovation and Quality (IIQ) at NMSU IIQ is: Academic Technology, Online Course Improvement Program, and Instructional Media Services 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. We align our presentations and workshops to Quality Matters…
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Please join us for a special event with Tanya Joosten from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Friday, November 14, 2014, Room 50, Milton Hall, at the Teaching Academy.

8:30–11:30 am Designing Blended Courses: Getting Started Through an examination of the ten basic questions of blended course redesign, participants will reconceive their traditional face-to-face courses for blended teaching and learning. Participants will follow backwards design principles to design a course module, and will learn techniques for integrating face-to-face and online work, and apply them…
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Invitation to apply to OCIP

One-Year-Plus Fellowship (1Yr+) Applications are now being taken for the One-Year-Plus Fellowship (1Yr +) and the New2Online program (N2O).  1Yr+ is a 16-month program that assists faculty in improving the quality of their online course(s) following Quality Matters best practices and by participating in self-selected professional development.   Accepted faculty members are notified in late August…
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Apply now for the July Online/Blended Course Development Camp

The Online/Blended Course Development Camp will be Wednesday, July 16, 9:00-11:00, Tuesday through Thursday, July 22-24, and  July 29-31, and is only available to Las Cruces-campus faculty. The camp is 20 hours total with 2 hours online and 18 hours of face-to-face instruction. For more information and to apply, please visit this link http://bit.ly/1nQ6f4X 15 participants will be accepted. Benefits…
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Applications for the Online/Blended Course Design Summer Camp being accepted till May 15th

Apply now for the Online/Blended Course Design Summer Camp for faculty (sponsored by Instructional Innovation and Quality and ASNMSU). Participation is limited to Las Cruces campus faculty. The camp is 20 hours of sessions with online (2 hrs.) and face-to-face instruction (18 hrs.). Orientation via Adobe Connect on May 21st, 9-11 AM. Face-to-face sessions May, 27,…
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OCIP sends faculty and staff to Sloan-C international symposium

The Online Course Improvement Program (OCIP) will be sending 2 staff members and 1 faculty member to the Sloan-C 7th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium in Dallas, Texas April 9-11, 2014. Jed Duggan and Miley Grandjean, Instructional Consultants in the Instructional Innovation & Quality (IIQ) unit have been selected to co-present Curating Open Educational…
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Instructors from NMSU and DACC pass their Quality Matters Course reviews

Congratulations to Krista Kozel and Ali Ahmed, both Instructors at Dona Ana Community College (DACC), and Mike DeMers and Sharon Lalla, Instructors at NMSU, for their courses successfully passing a Quality Matters (QM) Course Review. They are all participants of the Online Course Improvement Program (OCIP) from Distance Education.


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IIQ staff members win Best Presentation Award at NMTIE Conference

A group of staff members from Instructional Innovation & Quality (IIQ)  (among other departments from NMSU) headed up to Albuquerque last week to present and attend sessions at the annual New Mexico Technology in Education Conference (NMTIE http://nmtie.net/2013-conference) on November 13-15, 2013. NMTIE focuses on the use of technology, communications and information resources related to…
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