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Quality Matters Monday: Standard 2.5

QMIt’s Quality Matters Monday! Each Monday, we will 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 2.5.

General Standard 2 addresses the necessary components that make up quality learning objectives or competencies, which establish a foundation upon which the rest of the course is based.

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Digital Odyssey 2015 – Open Data, Open Heritage

Sugar BeachDigital Odyssey 2015 attracted a small but enthusiastic group of individuals interested in this year’s theme of Open Data, Open Heritage.  The event (June 12, 2015) was held at George Brown’s new Waterfront Campus just east of Sugar Beach in Toronto.  …

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Proto. Type.

So rather than over-thinking, I’ve tried to opt for do-ing. Small steps. But msloc430.net is up. I let CogDog be the guide, set up the syndicated category hierarchy, installed the FeedWordPress plugin and let it rip. Bingo. Syn-dication. Really this is just messing around.…
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Faculty Spotlight: Spring 2015 Faculty Research Grant Recipients, Part 3

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Dr. Jennifer McCall (left) & Dr. Amanda Dickens (right)

We are going to spend the next few weeks spotlighting the recipients of the Spring 2015 faculty Research grants. Get to know these distinguished faculty members below!

Names: Jennifer McCall, Ph.D. & Amanda Dickens, Ph.D.

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Technology Thursday: The Ultimate Guide to Using PowerPoint Effectively

The infographic below was originally created by Cubicle Ninjas for eLearning Infographics. Click here to see the original post.

How to Use PowerPoint Effectively Infographic
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Align your NSF DUE grant proposal with these 11 landmark works

I spent April 24, 2015, in two half-day presentations led by David R. Brown in the Division of Undergraduate Education at the National Science Foundation.  Special thanks to my colleague Stacey Bridges for organizing these events.

The first presentation, Dave outlined how the NSF supports innovation in undergraduate science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) education.…

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High 5: ETUG’s Spring Workshop 2015

Last week I attended the ETUG Spring Workshop that was held an Simon Fraser University on June 4th and 5th.  ETUG is BC’s Educational Technology User Group which comprises librarians, instructional designers, instructors and others interested in educational technology from post-secondary institutions across British Columbia.  …

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Quality Matters Monday: Standards 2.3 & 2.4

QMIt’s Quality Matters Monday! Each Monday, we will 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 2.3 & 2.4.

General Standard 2 addresses the necessary components that make up quality learning objectives or competencies, which establish a foundation upon which the rest of the course is based.

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Meet the New Hype, Same as the Old Hype

Quick note on Coursera founder Daphne Koller’s quote from Friday’s Wall Street Journal:

If you put an instructor to sleep 300 years ago and woke him up in a classroom today, he’ll say, ‘Oh, I know exactly where I am’

This sort of ahistoric bluster is nothing new.  …

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