Quality Matters Monday: Standard 4.2

QMIt’s Quality Matters Monday! Each Monday, we highlight a Quality Matters standard and review its importance in an online course and how we evaluate this standard.

Today, we are reviewing Quality Matters Standards 4.2.

General Standard 4 addresses the inclusion of instructional materials that enable learners to achieve the stated learning objectives or competencies.

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Quality Matters Monday: Standard 4.1

QMIt’s Quality Matters Monday! Each Monday, we highlight a Quality Matters standard and review its importance in an online course and how we evaluate this standard.

Today, we are reviewing Quality Matters Standards 4.1.

General Standard 4 addresses the inclusion of instructional materials that enable learners to achieve the stated learning objectives or competencies.

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Faculty Spotlight: Sedef Smith, Randy Davis, and Carl Sheperis, Spring 2014 Recipients

Dr. Sedef Smith

Dr. Sedef Smith

Today, we are spotlighting Lamar University professors, Drs. Sedef U. Smith, Randy J. Davis, and Carl J. Sheperis. They were Spring 2014 Faculty Research Grant Recipients for their proposal, “Feedback plug-in application for Blackboard: The much needed tool for revolutionizing the assessment of students’ online discussion participation.”

Dr. Randy Davis

Dr.

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Why Do Learners Drop out of a Course?

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Despite the best laid plans, the loudest bells and whistles and the loftiest experts in your learning network, learners might enroll only to drop after the first two weeks. There is nothing more heartbreaking than to see the dropout rates of a seemingly perfect course rise above the horizon.

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Quality Matters Monday: Standard 3.5

QMIt’s Quality Matters Monday! Each Monday, we highlight a Quality Matters standard and review its importance in an online course and how we evaluate this standard.

Today, we are reviewing Quality Matters Standards 3.5.

General Standard 3 addresses the inclusion of assessments that evaluate learner progress in achieving the stated learning objectives or mastering the competencies.

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Maslow’s Hierarchy of eLearning Needs

Maslow's Hierarchy of eLearning NeedsAbraham Maslow did wonders for understanding human needs and motivations by creating a simple and applicable scale. After creating his scale, called the Hierarchy of Needs, Maslow himself started to apply his work to various disciplines. Following in this trend, the principles of his Hierarchy can be applied directly to the work an eLearning team performs.

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Quality Matters Monday: Standard 3.4

QMIt’s Quality Matters Monday! Each Monday, we highlight a Quality Matters standard and review its importance in an online course and how we evaluate this standard.

Today, we are reviewing Quality Matters Standards 3.4.

General Standard 3 addresses the inclusion of assessments that evaluate learner progress in achieving the stated learning objectives or mastering the competencies.

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Quality Matters Monday: Standard 3.3

QMIt’s Quality Matters Monday! Each Monday, we highlight a Quality Matters standard and review its importance in an online course and how we evaluate this standard.

Today, we are reviewing Quality Matters Standards 3.3.

General Standard 3 addresses the inclusion of assessments that evaluate learner progress in achieving the stated learning objectives or mastering the competencies.

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8 Top Tips to Create an Effective Social Learning Strategy

eLearning_IndustryIn this article, you’ll find Social Learning tips, advice, and techniques for creating a successful Social Learning Strategy. From research to implementation, I’ll walk you through on how to develop a Social Learning Strategy that engages learners and encourages collaborative eLearning.

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Quality Matters Monday: Standard 3.2

QMIt’s Quality Matters Monday! Each Monday, we highlight a Quality Matters standard and review its importance in an online course and how we evaluate this standard.

Today, we are reviewing Quality Matters Standards 3.2.

General Standard 3 addresses the inclusion of assessments that evaluate learner progress in achieving the stated learning objectives or mastering the competencies.

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