Monthly Archives: February 2011

Recommended Assessment Approach for Online Courses

Assessments…Assessments… Assessments…this is one of the most challenging aspects of teaching and it presents additional demands when teaching online. By definition, assessments determine and measure learning, are directly related to learning outcomes and are used for grading (Simonson, Smaldino, Albright, … Continue reading

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Textbook Choices 101: A Guide for Faculty (2011 Edition)

Book selection for the Fall 2011 semester will be here before you know it, believe it or not.  We all know that book prices are reaching the point where students may not be able to afford school, not because of … Continue reading

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Recommended Guidelines for structuring your online course

The Unit-Module-Topic (UTM) Model Confused as to how to organize your online course to be equivalent to a face to face three credit hour course? You may ask yourself, how do I know I am covering too much or too … Continue reading

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