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Design: Using a Course Design Plan

Last revised: 01/25/2016 by jap

Overview:

This article introduces using a course design plan for the Design phase of the ADDIE (Analysis, Design, Develop, Implement and Evaluate) instructional design model. It also emphasis how using a course design plan can help meet Quality Matters’ design standards.

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University Modes of Instruction Definitions

Last modified on 12/16/2015 by DTM

Overview:

In 2015, the University Registrar led efforts to develop standard definitions for the terms “online”, “hybrid/blended”, and “in person” as related to modes of delivery at UConn (listed as Instruction Mode in Student Administration).  These terms are now used in Student Administration to distinguish whether student contact hours occur in person, online, or in a combination of the two.

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Finding and Using Free Learning Materials

Last revised: 11/13/2017 by ess

Overview:

This article discusses FREE Open Educational Resources (OERs), why they are important, and how faculty can find and use OERs in their online and face to face classrooms.

 

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Request an eCampus HuskyCT Template

Last revised: 1/29/2015 by DSM

Overview

Using eCampus HuskyCT (Blackboard) templates can help in building and designing your HuskyCT course.  The goal is to provide an organized and student friendly structure, that saves course builders time and allows more focus on good pedagogy and, ultimately, teaching. Continue reading

HuskyCT Course Links in eCampus Course Templates

Last revised by DSM on 12/9/2014

Overview:

eCampus HuskyCT templates typically include “Course Links”.   Most notably, course links are used from learning modules to link to to assignments on an Assignments content area and to assessments on the “Tests/Quizzes/Exams” content area.

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Writing Objectives

Last revised: 11/8/2017 by EHS

Overview:

This post describes what learning objectives are, how to write them, and includes some additional resources to aid in writing effective objectives.

What are learning objectives?

Learning objectives allow us to design our teaching approaches to meet the needs of our students for their learning.  We also use these to communicate our expectations to students and direct the design of our teaching.

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