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Revising my grading rubric for discussion forum participation

After three iterations of the course I’m teaching, I’m revisiting and potentially revising the grading rubric I’m using to assess learner participation in discussion forums.  Back in August, I described the types of discussions in which my students in COSC … Continue reading

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Leveraging Quality Matters Certified Courses

Short version: An institution that facilitates and supports Quality Matters (QM) centered reviews of online courses could leverage those courses by licensing a QM certified course from the faculty developer on a semester-to-semester basis and distribute that QM certified course … Continue reading

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Assessing Online Discussions

I recently re/developed the rubric I use to assess learner performance in the online discussion for my “Introduction to Computers” course; I wanted a more generic approach suitable for many of the discussions in the course – particularly with the … Continue reading

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Facebook Meme as Online Class’ Personal Introduction Assignment?

Teaching an online class, I’m always looking for ways for students to introduce themselves in a method other than a discussion board post.  They typically don’t write anything spectacular, and after all is said and done, it is text.  I … Continue reading

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VWER: Future of Education in Virtual Worlds?

(cross posted from http://blogs.sanjac.edu/virtualworlds) I attended the Virtual Worlds in Education Roundtable (VWER) Annual “First Meeting of the Year” for 2011 this past Thursday.  I believe this is the third year the VWER’s new year has begun with a panel … Continue reading

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