Kennesaw State University

Online Learning

Monday, August 29, 2011 - 1:00pm to Friday, September 9, 2011 - 3:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

The purpose of this training will explore aspects of online pedagogy, effective practices for online course design and delivery, and introduce the Quality Matters (QM) Rubric for Online and Hybrid Courses that provides a framework for designing, improving, and delivering online courses. Since this workshop is delivered in a hybrid format, you will participate in synchronous and asynchronous online activities and one face-to-face session. You will have the opportunity to experience online instruction from a students' perspective, complete activities at your own pace and explore various course tools. * Identify the underlying principles & essential standards of the QM rubric
* Use the Quality Matters rubric to develop and evaluate your online course
* Recognize and integrate effective practices in your online course design and delivery

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

Communication in an online or hybrid environment helps set the tone of the course.  It is challenging to some because the communication may seem impersonal and cause students to feel isolated. If this is a concern of yours or you are interested in how to improve the communication methods you are already employing in your course, this workshop is for you! During this workshop you will be introduced and have the opportunity to try a few new tools that you can utilize to personalize communication in your course.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

This workshop will provide you with strategies to clarify and correct common mistakes made by students. We will explore the student writing evaluation software, Turnitin and discuss best practices when using these tools. Please bring an original document to submit for experimentation.

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Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

Student engagement and outcomes can be affected by how an online course is taught.  Whether you are the original designer of the course or not, there are things the faculty should consider in regards to facilitation.  This session will address four factors that we have found to affect the facilitation of an online course and will be beneficial for any instructor, novice to expert and course designer to facilitator.

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Monday, October 10, 2011 - 12:00am to Friday, October 21, 2011 - 12:00am
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

The purpose of this training will explore aspects of online pedagogy, effective practices for online course design and delivery, and introduce the Quality Matters (QM) Rubric for Online and Hybrid Courses that provides a framework for designing, improving, and delivering online courses. Since this workshop is delivered in a hybrid format, you will participate in synchronous and asynchronous online activities and one face-to-face session. You will have the opportunity to experience online instruction from a students' perspective, complete activities at your own pace and explore various course tools.
After completing this training, you should be able to:

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

The purpose of this training is to introduce you to the Quality Matters (QM) Rubric for Online and Hybrid Courses and, thus, to provide you with a framework for designing, improving, and delivering your online course. During this hands-on workshop, we will discuss the KSU Online Course Quality Initiative, examine effective practices in online course design & delivery, and review the QM Rubric. In addition to identifying various resources and KSU groups that support effective online teaching and learning, we will conclude by outlining the online course submission and peer review processes at KSU. Any remaining time will be devoted to participant Q & A. At the completion of this workshop, you should be able to: * Identify the underlying principles & essential standards of the QM Rubric.
* Use the Quality Matters Rubric to develop and evaluate your online course.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 1:00pm to Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 3:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

The purpose of this training will explore aspects of online pedagogy, effective practices for online course design and delivery, and introduce the Quality Matters (QM) Rubric for Online and Hybrid Courses that provides a framework for designing, improving, and delivering online courses. Since this workshop is delivered in a hybrid format, you will participate in synchronous and asynchronous online activities and one face-to-face session. You will have the opportunity to experience online instruction from a students' perspective, complete activities at your own pace and explore various course tools. After completing this training, you should be able to: * Identify the underlying principles & essential standards of the QM rubric
* Use the Quality Matters rubric to develop and evaluate your online course

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Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
Online

Join us for live online webinars focusing on the Quality Matters Rubric Standards. These sessions will present the research in support of each standard and examples of how specific standards can be met. Also, we will provide the opportunity for you to ask questions about how you might implement them in your course. Feel free to sign up for all sessions or just those that interest you. This webinar will focus on QM General Standard 1: Course Overview & Introduction and Standard 7: Learner Support. More information concerning the live online webinar procedure will follow registration. Webinars are not delivered on location at CETL. You can attend this webinar from any computer with internet access. More information concerning the live online webinar procedure will follow registration.

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Monday, January 23, 2012 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
Online

Peer Reviewer Training is now being offered for those interested in becoming more involved in KSU's Quality Matters online course reviews. This certification will be delivered as a three-week hybrid course and include a review of the QM program and its guiding principles. We will examine the KSU review process, delve deeper into the general standards, and provide participants the opportunity to practice writing feedback and reviewing a sample course. Individuals who complete this workshop will be eligible to serve as peer reviewers on KSU online course reviews. Prerequisites for being a peer reviewer include: online teacher certification from KSU and online teaching experience. Mandatory date and time requirements: Asynchronous Online Activities (GVV): Jan 23 - Feb 10
Live Webinar: Jan. 23 from 3:00-4:00pm
1st F2F Meeting: Jan. 31 from 3:00-4:30pm

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Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

Do you teach an online, hybrid, or web-enhanced course that uses discussion boards in Vista? Are you designing a new course or re-evaluating an existing one and wish to look at student interaction in a different way? In this workshop we will be exploring:

1. Why you may want to use discussion boards
2. How to effectively write your prompts and express your expectations
3. Potential roles for you and your students
4. Types of discussion boards in Vista

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