This three-part digital accessibility white paper series shares the results of a 2019 survey conducted by Dr. Barbra Frey and Dr. Rae Mancilla. The first paper addresses institutional leaders and administrators. The second paper addresses faculty and instructional designers. The third paper addresses administrators, centers for teaching and learning, and offices of disability services. The research project provides an important follow up to research conducted in 2010 by Dr.Frey and Denise King.
Screencasting — in which video of a computer screen and voiceover are combined — is a versatile tool that can help connect students with course content. In this article, Dr. Steven Crawford walks through getting started along with best practices for designing and using screencasts.
A HyFlex or Hybrid-Flexible course offers many benefits, including the ability to serve both in-person and online students with a limited set of resources. However, creating a HyFlex course requires extensive planning and forethought. Find out how you can do HyFlex right with these tips from Kent State’s Dr. Wendy Tietz and QM’s Director of Research and Innovation Dr. Bethany Simunich.
Build on your remote instruction successes and address shortfalls with tips for using the K-12 Online Course Design Guide. It's a Bridge to Quality from the emergency pivot required during the COVID-19 pandemic of Spring, 2020. Get tips for focusing your efforts and finding help.
See the results from the fifth survey conducted by QM and Eduventures as part of The Changing Landscape of Online Education (CHLOE) project. This was a special installment of the survey aimed at providing insight into how institutions responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and their plans for moving forward.
Whether you are meeting with colleagues or using synchronous video with students, set yourself — and those you’re interacting with — up for success. Maximize interaction and avoid potential issues when using video communication tools by following these tips from Dr. Steven Crawford.
Whether you’re building on the work you did for remote instruction or you’re looking to improve the quality of an existing online course, the Bridge to Quality will help get you there! QM’s Online Course Design Guide helps you close gaps between your current course and your vision for its online potential by providing you with a “how-to” guide aimed at achieving QM Higher Ed. Standards.
Whether you’re building on the work you did for remote instruction or you’re looking to improve the quality of an existing online course, the Bridge to Quality will help get you there! QM’s Online Course Design Guide helps you close gaps between your current course and your vision for its online potential by providing you with a “how-to” guide aimed at achieving QM K-12 Standards.
The COVID-19 pandemic crisis forced the unprecedented transition of face-to-face instruction to remote and online modalities.
The COVID-19 pandemic created an unprecedented shift to remote learning. Many instructors dipped their toes into the online waters for the first time — an overwhelming experience. Thankfully, so many individuals with countless years of online experience were ready to help. Including Dr. Steven Crawford, the District Director for the Maricopa Center for Learning and Innovation at Maricopa Community Colleges, who has five tips to help when confronted with emergency remote teaching.