2015/10/5476290870 91148ecb20 online learning

Best Practices for Online Instruction

by Kona Jones and Liz Jackson from Online Learning, Richland Community College. There are many different theories for online instruction, but overall the research literature suggests specific “best practices” that increase student engagement and retention in online courses. The student-centered design of Canvas provides an excellent place to seamlessly integrate some of the the following […]

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Southern Association of Colleges Principles for Good Practice for Online Programs

Accreditation through peer review is the principal method of quality assurance in colleges and universities throughout the United States. The seven regional commissions responsible for accrediting more than 3500 higher education institutions maintain public trust by applying standards within the context of the diversity of institutional missions and by expecting all member institutions to meet […]

2016/06/11352563576 1f84fda44c online teaching

SPH Online Faculty Teaching Retreat Share Your Success

School of Public Health Online Faculty Teaching Retreat Friday, August 6, 2016, 8 AM – 3 PM, LIB 410 The annual SPH Online Teaching Retreat will provide you with an opportunity to: engage in highly interactive, facilitated discussions with peers and online experts in order to stimulate a cross-fertilization of ideas to improve your own […]