Quality Matters Monday: Standard 4.6

It’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 4.6.

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

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The Fight Against Forgetting Part 2: See and Hear (Back2Basics – Faculty Friday!)

What the eyes see and the ears hear, the mind believes.” – Harry Houdini


If believing equals understanding then Houdini has it right. As teachers we strive to have our students learn, understand and remember for more than just a test or the semester but for life.

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Quality Matters Monday: Standard 4.5

It’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 4.5.

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

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The Fight Against Forgetting Part 2: Perfect Practice (Back2Basics)

“Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.” – Vince Lombardi

We all want our students to learn and grow and we, as instructors, need to make sure we are doing the best we can to improve our students’ memories to fight against forgetting.

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A Learner-Centered Syllabus Helps Set the Tone for Learning

By: Mary Bart

At its most basic level, the syllabus is used to communicate information about the course, the instructor, learning objectives, assignments, grading policies, due dates, the university’s academic integrity statement, and, in some cases, an increasingly long list of strongly worded admonitions on what is and isn’t acceptable behavior in the college classroom.

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Quality Matters Monday: Standard 4.4

It’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 4.4.

General Standard 4 addresses the inclusion of instructional materials that enable learners to achieve the stated learning objectives or competencies.…
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What Fitness Bands Can Teach Us about Classroom Assessment

By: Karen S. Buchanan, EdD

A colleague of mine recently engaged with a new technology tool that has changed her life. She purchased and became a vigilant user of the fitness band. This wristband tracks her movement and sleep. Although fitness bands are cool tech tools, their “magic” is rooted in the continuous feedback they provide on one’s progress toward fitness goals determined by age, height/weight, and activity level.

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Quality Matters Monday: Standard 4.3

It’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 4.3.

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

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Back to Basics: Faculty Friday, The Fight Against Forgetting

The Fight Against Forgetting

“So often we rob tomorrow’s memories by today’s economies.” – John Mason Brown

What do you want your students to remember most well from your class? And how well do you think they remember what you want them to?

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10 Invaluable Tips To Develop Asynchronous Learning

By Christopher Pappas

Let’s face it, you probably don’t have a whole lot of time to sit and read through a lengthy guide when creating your asynchronous eLearning course. There is still plenty to do before your deadline rolls around, but you still want to be able to deliver the best possible eLearning experience to your learners.

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