Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

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Date/Time:Wednesday, 17 May 2017 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Location:2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)
Channel:Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching
Categories:Training, development
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This 3-part series will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric.

Upon completion of this 3-part series, participants will be able to:
== Locate CELT's Quality Matters and online course design resources
== Describe the Quality Matters standards and how QM can serve as a framework for course design
== Develop an action plan that includes incremental steps for implementing Quality Matters rubric standards into their online course design Series

Facilitator: Darrin Jones, Program Coordinator, CELT and QM Coordinator

Session Descriptions
Part 1: Preparing Your Students to Learn
Wednesday, May 17 (10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
What do your students experience when they first interact with your course? This session will focus on developing your course introduction and aligning course and learning objectives with student assessment. Session objectives: recognize tools for introducing your course, create measurable learning objectives to guide your students' learning, and evaluate different forms of course assessments.

Part 2: Delivering Content and Learning Activities Effectively
Thursday, May 18 (10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
How do you know your students are learning? This session will help align your learning objectives with your course's instructional content, activities and technologies as well as assess student learning and progress. Session objectives: list best practices for presenting instructional materials, apply learning activities that promote various types of interaction, and plan appropriate use of technology in your course.

Part 3: Providing Essential Learner-Centered Support
Friday, May 19 (10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Is your course learner-centered when students access it? This session focuses on the need for clear support, accessibility and usability for all learners. Session objectives: implement essential learner support modules into your course, apply techniques to promote accessibility, and locate additional universal design for learning tools and resources to make your course accessible.

*Participate in-person*
2030 Morrill Hall (Register using your netid/password via the Learn@ISU website, email

celt (at) iastate (dot) edu
, or call 515-294-5357)

*View on your own*
Via the Zoom meeting link. If you need assistance connecting via Zoom visit Zoom's Support website or Contact ISU's Solution Center at 294-4000

*How to Register for CELT events*
Register using your netid/password via the Learn@ISU website, email , or call 515-294-5357

Coordinated by the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)