Notes from Blackboard Teaching and Learning Roadmap #BbWorld16
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Notes from Blackboard Teaching and Learning Roadmap #BbWorld16

These are my notes from the Blackboard Teaching and Learning Roadmap. I apologize for how rough they are – Jim Chalex and David Hastie really flew through these! Blackboard identifies 3 components of their Teaching and Learning Platform: Learn, Collaborate, and Bb Student mobile app And, Blackboard’s 1, 2, 3 deployment options: 1 LMS (Bb Learn), 2 … Continue reading

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Notes from “Learning analytics: One university’s journey” #BbWorld16

Notes from “Learning analytics: One university’s journey”, presented by Ruth Grindey and Sandra Stevenson-Revill, from the University of Derby, at BbWorld16. The University of Derby is a public university in the city of Derby, England. Began initial implementation of Blackboard in Spring 2015, including the Analytics B2. Blackboard is a strong partner in the installation process for … Continue reading

Notes from “Using DropThought to Aid Your QM Course Redesign” #qmconf2015
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Notes from “Using DropThought to Aid Your QM Course Redesign” #qmconf2015

Notes from “Using DropThought to Aid Your QM Course Redesign”, presented by Virginia Stewart, doctoral student at the University of Florida, at the 2015 Quality Matters (QM) conference. DropThought is a formative assessment tool that lets you see feedback & insight with visualizations. Feedback is anonymous, so students are open and honest. Virginia used DropThought to … Continue reading

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Notes from “What’s New with QM Professional Development?” #qmconf2015

Notes from “What’s New with QM Professional Development?”, presented by Brenda Boyd, Director of Professional Development and Consulting at Quality Matters, at the 2015 Quality Matters (QM) conference. This session was fast & furious with details, so these notes are very loose! The session began with a panel about Improving Your Online Course, facilitated by Brenda. … Continue reading

Notes from “Enhancing Course Design and Student Engagement with OER” #qmconf2015
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Notes from “Enhancing Course Design and Student Engagement with OER” #qmconf2015

Notes from “Enhancing Course Design and Student Engagement with OER”, presented by Kimberly Barss, from Excelsior College, at the 2015 Quality Matters (QM) conference. Excelsior College students are adult (on average 39-40) and 40% military. They are working, busy, and definitely non-traditional. The course Kimberly worked with was Technology and Society, and focused on using technology, … Continue reading

Notes from “Flexible but not Flimsy: Addressing Standards Using a Personalized Faculty Pathway” #qmconf2015
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Notes from “Flexible but not Flimsy: Addressing Standards Using a Personalized Faculty Pathway” #qmconf2015

Notes from “Flexible but not Flimsy: Addressing Standards Using a Personalized Faculty Pathway”, presented by Mary Bohman and Robin O’Callaghan, both from Winona State University, at the 2015 Quality Matters (QM) conference. Winona State University has recently celebrated their 26th QM certified course. All reviews and professional development are voluntary for faculty. Their WeTeach professional … Continue reading

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Notes from “A Professional Development Program for Faculty Teaching Blended and Online” #qmconf2015

Notes from “A Professional Development Program for Faculty Teaching Blended and Online”, presented by Sandra Johnson and Susan Bussman, New Mexico State University, at the 2015 Quality Matters (QM) conference. In 2009, NMSU began planning the Online Course Improvement Program, which launched in January 2010. The first cohort consisted of 11 One Year Plus Fellows. Program … Continue reading