12 days of Google

Dec 3-7, 10-14, 17-18 11:30 am-noon 130 Bunnell or Virtual via Google Hangout Meets On the first day of Google my eCampus gave to me: Mon, 12/3 Advice for Google Meet Getting everyone together in the same place to meet is challenging. One solution is online meetings...

Our journey with Quality Matters

UAF’s Master of Education in Special Education program became the first online special education program in the nation to earn the Quality Matters’ Online Program Design Certification. Here’s how they did it and how you can earn Quality Matters certifications for your course or program.

Animate your course banner

The GIF format is ideal for creating animated images and they are commonly used to propagate memes, grab attention, succinctly explain a step-by-step process and otherwise communicate visual information quickly. We see them in news articles, our social media feeds and even in instruction. Is a GIF an element you would consider incorporating into the banner image of your online course?

How to advertise your course

Teaching a new class next semester and want to attract students or need to boost enrollment? This is the perfect time to start marketing your course! This practical Teaching Tip will give you some pointers on how to get the word out about your upcoming course.

Three courses embracing distance students

Nov. 5-9, 2018, is celebrated as National Distance Learning Week. UAF instructors employ a variety of ways to not only include non-local students but to actually use their differing locations to enhance a course. These three classes, in particular, are strengthened by students outside of Fairbanks:

Use streaming video with Kanopy

The UAF Rasmuson Library has made 20,000 films available through Kanopy, a deep well of curated, high-quality content. It has a friendly interface with a watchlist and recommendations to help instructors find films that align with course content.

The QM Process: A Success Story

Dr. Joanne Healy began the Quality Matters Online Program Design certification process in 2016 to review standards and update practices in all special education courses to ensure UAF teacher candidates would be well prepared. This talk—and Q&A—goes over the QM process from a participant’s perspective.