Make FREE images at Canva.com! By Toni DiMella Over the past three years, we have spent a lot of time in education talking about how online and face-to-face classes are different. The tools we use to engage students, how we facilitate active learning, and the overall course structure often vary based on the delivery method. … Continue reading Setting the Stage for Learning
Image created using Canva.com and BlackIllustrations.com By Jennifer Bland Have you heard the word HyFlex recently? While the idea of HyFlex courses is not new, they have gained traction in the nationwide post-COVID enrollment slump. HyFlex courses provide the greatest flexibility for students by allowing students to attend face-to-face, synchronously via a scheduled virtual meeting, or … Continue reading HyFlex: Choose Your Own Attendance!
Imaged made at Canva.com By Toni DiMella There are about 2300 courses that have been certified by QM using the Higher Education rubric. Only 9 of these courses are taught in South Carolina, and all of those are at Clemson University. If QM is so widely recognized for online and hybrid course quality assurance, why … Continue reading Want to get your Course QM Certified? Do This!
By Celena Kusch We know how important it is for us to be the ones who determine how we would like to be recognized and addressed by name, and we are happy to announce that name pronunciation and pronoun features are now available in Blackboard. Pronouns and names help us to acknowledge and demonstrate respect … Continue reading NEW! Name Pronunciations and Pronouns Now Available in Blackboard Courses
Make or use FREE images like the one above at Canva.com! By Toni DiMella You have probably heard the staff of the Center for Academic Innovation and Faculty Support (CAIFS) refer to QM in meetings, webinars, and trainings. Over the past year, USC Upstate has been transitioning from using the Online Course Quality Review Rubric … Continue reading QM What?
Make FREE images like the one above at Canva.com using their templates! by Toni DiMella This can be a stressful time of year for those who work in education. Getting ready for the new year, creating content, developing assessments and activities, mapping out new courses...there is a lot to do! But it’s often not the … Continue reading Finding Time for the Good Stuff