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Designing Effective Teaching and Significant Learning: The Cycle of Course Design

Our hope is that, by the end of the session, participants will be able to reflect on the effect an integrated designed course blueprint has on their ability to improve teaching and significant student learning by:

Analyzing your current course design practice.

Evaluating the model to gain a broader perspective of course design.

Developing faculty "buy-in" to improve your campus process through the Cycle of Course Design.

Designing Flexible Courses for Environmental Challenges

Our hope is that, by the end of the session, participants will be able to reflect on the effect an integrated designed course blueprint has on their ability to improve teaching and significant student learning by:

Design courses allow changing from F2F, blended and online quickly and effectively.
Discuss best practice strategies to continue safe learning during environmental challenges.
Develop faculty "buy-in" redesigning courses to meet student needs during environmental challenges.

Cinderella's Glass Slipper: Creating Collaborative Relationships to Foster Student Success & Support

QM’s Online Learner Support Criteria 1 addresses the presence of “Direct and indirect support for online learners and should include remote access to academic advising.”  In this poster session, we will share a unique Graduation Team Model wherein collaboration between academic advising and faculty members foster the creation of proactive strategies that provide an individualized best-fit (“glass slipper”) student support plan.

First Order: Respecting and Rescuing the Resistant

For many faculty members, the very thought of teaching online raises alarms and defenses. However, even in seated classes in today's world, we can all benefit from learning and instituting the principals of quality online course design. A team consisting of a Director of Online Learning and two faculty members will lead this fun discussion that will help rescue and respect faculty prone to resist. This session is aimed at anyone who can have an impact on faculty members in higher education.

Harnessing the Power of Quality Matters in Crisis Transformation!

In the wake of COVID-19, this mid-sized community college built capacity across campus constituencies in which many faculty had never operated outside their technical classroom where we moved instruction and operations fully online. We will share our professional development mobilization plan in which we built the capacity of remote instruction and learning by training more than 300 faculty, staff, student instructors, and tutors through emergency training in one week with follow-on training and support throughout the pandemic.

Post-Pandemic Online Learning Trends Based on CHLOE Survey Data

The focus of this session will be on Fall 2021 and beyond. What will be the status and role of online learning in the post-pandemic era, when effective immunization reduces the threat of spread to the point that "normal" life can resume?

Will campus and community-based resistance to online learning gain momentum?

Will hybrid or hyflex models combining online and in-person instruction gain currency and enable students and faculty to shift delivery modes seamlessly by preference or in any future crisis?