Document Type

Presentation

Session Description

WSU faculty who have been developing and teaching online courses for several years will share their expertise in quality online course design, student friendly navigation, technology-enhanced learning, student engagement (particularly with adult online learners/ returning students), and assessment. This session will focus on showing how effective course design can simultaneously enhance the process of meeting Quality Matters Standards, as well as increasing student engagement and learning. Participants will get a peek inside QM recognized courses and will receive tips and ideas on how to design a more effective online course.

Keywords

Quality Matters, course design, standards, online learners, adult learners, health care

Audience Focus

Both K-12 and Higher Education

Start Date

7-28-2016 3:00 PM

End Date

7-28-2016 4:00 PM

Brief Biography of Primary Presenter

Rita Rahoi-Gilchrest has been teaching and training in communication in higher education and industry for over 20 years, and is a certified peer trainer, peer reviewer, and master reviewer with the Quality Matters initiative.

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How Can Quality Matters Help Me? Tips for Instructors to Streamline Online Courses, Engage Online Learners, and Enhance Quality Matters Applications

WSU faculty who have been developing and teaching online courses for several years will share their expertise in quality online course design, student friendly navigation, technology-enhanced learning, student engagement (particularly with adult online learners/ returning students), and assessment. This session will focus on showing how effective course design can simultaneously enhance the process of meeting Quality Matters Standards, as well as increasing student engagement and learning. Participants will get a peek inside QM recognized courses and will receive tips and ideas on how to design a more effective online course.