Quality Compass

Designing Your Online Course

Guest facilitator Heidi Ash from UNT CLEAR (Center for Learning Enhancement and Redesign) , in partnership with Bryan Hauf, Instructional Technologist from the Center for Innovative Learning, presents a process-based approach to improving online course design for seamless development of an online course that aligns with quality standards and principles of good practice for online[…]

Online learning at universities rethinking the design of courses

The Conversation posted an article titled Online learning can work if universities just rethink the design of their courses. In that article, 5 tips for designing and online course were described: State your objective: Each lesson should have one concise, action-oriented learning objective to ensure your lesson design process is focused. Think as a private tutor:[…]

How to Evaluate Online Teaching – Three Part Webinar Series from EDUCAUSE

The Center for Innovative Learning (CIL) is hosting a three part webinar course series developed by EDUCAUSE ELI that begins February 17. The series will take place on Feb 17, 24 and March 2 from 12 noon -1:30 PM in the CIL – LIB448. The CIL is covering the registrations fee. Feel free to bring[…]

Teach & Share Faculty Development

Do you want quick and easy faculty development? Teach & Share sessions let you meet other great instructors and learn effective teaching practices from wherever you are. These short online sessions give you the opportunity to connect with colleagues about the latest teaching strategies and techniques from one another. You can also share experiences and[…]

Best Practices for Academic Integrity in Online and Blended Courses

  Issues of academic integrity ought to be considered during the design, delivery, and redesign of courses, in particular those with an online component. Based selected research, the following strategies will be helpful to instructors. For background information and research, please see: Henry Corrigan-Gibbs, Nakull Gupta, Curtis Northcutt, Edward Cutrell, William Thies. Deterring Cheating in[…]

Online and Blended Course Accessibility Information

In compliance with Texas Administrative Code, Title 1, Chapter 213, Subchapter C, UNTHSC’s Accessibility Statement, UNTHSC Policy 04.305: Web Policy, Title II of the Americans with Disability Act, Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, §1194.22, and Quality Matters General Standard 8, all online materials developed or curated for delivery through the Canvas Learning Management System[…]