Presentation on theme: "Twelve Step Program to Meeting Quality Matters Standard One"— Presentation transcript:
1 Twelve Step Program to Meeting Quality Matters Standard One Dr. Susan BussmannDr. Sharon LallaSandra Johnson, MS, MANew Mexico State University
2 Before we begin- please join us in a real-time chat room at Today’s Meet.
3 Materials for this session Handout- Twelve Step ChecklistHandout- Quality Matters RubricWeblink-Weblink-Today’s Meet -
4 Step One (1.1) Welcome Email Send a welcome to students that contains the following-WELCOME to your courseWHERE to find your courseHOW to access the courseWHAT to click first to get started
5 Step Two (1.1) What do I do first? Students have accessed their course. What do they do now? Provide specific steps on what you want them to do to get started.
6 Step Three (1.2) The Foundation- Your Syllabus States the purpose of the courseExplains how the content is structured and carried outContains a course scheduleExplains delivery modalities (online or blended)Discusses modes of communicationDescribes types of learning activitiesStates how learning will be assessed
7 Step Four (1.2) Course Outline/Pacing Guide A course outline or pacing guide provides an overview of your course and should include –TimesPlacesScheduled EventsAssignmentsAssessmentsDue Dates
8 Step Five (1.3) Netiquette An etiquette or "Netiquette" statement provides-Expectations for communicationExamples of netiquette considerations:Expectations for the tone and civility used in communicationExpectations for content“Speaking style” requirements (abbreviations, emoticons, etc)Spelling and grammar expectationsDiscussion board participation
9 Step Six (1.4) Student Resources Academic supportLibraryWriting assistanceMath assistanceAny specific student resource required or suggested for your courseTech assistance
10 Step Seven (1.5) Prerequisites Needed Information about prerequisite knowledge (i.e., passed BIO 100)Any required competencies (i.e., Native Spanish speaker, ACT score of 20 or above, BA in English)Information should be found within the course in documents linked to the courseSupporting material provided to the student
11 Step Eight (1.6) Tech Skills Needed General as well as course-specific technical skills Examples of technical skills might includeUsing the learning management systemUsing with attachmentsCreating and submitting files in commonly used word processing program formatsDownloading and installing software
12 Step Nine (1.7) Instructor Information Initial introduction should-Include the instructor’s name, title, field of expertise, address, phone number, and times when the instructor is typically online or may be reached by phone.Create a sense of connection between the instructor and the studentsMay include personal information such as hobbies, family, travel experiences, etc.May include a photograph
13 Step Ten (1.8) Student Introductions Student introductions help to -Create a welcoming learning environmentEstablish communityInstructions for the introduction should include-Guidance on where and how students should share their introductionMay ask students to respond to specific questions.May provide an example of an introduction and/or start the process by introducing her/himself
14 Step Eleven (1.1) Social Café and Tech Help Area Social Cafe-Provides students an inviting, safe place to question, discuss, document, share thoughts, and experiences for your course.Tech Help –Provide directions or links for help with technical issues. Strive to create a learning environment where students can focus on learning and not be troubled with technical problems.
15 Step Twelve (1.1) What do I do next? Provide specific directions on what you want your students to do next. For example-Click on Module 1 and begin your lessons.Navigate to Unit 0 and begin!
16 Websites for Help with Best Practice Online Course Improvement Program-NMSULas Positas CollegeTeaching Online-University of South FloridaInstructional, Communication, and Information Technology
17 Resources Images from http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/images/ Online Course Improvement Program Resource WikiQuality Matters
18 Thank you for attending! College of Extended Learning Online Course Improvement Program New Mexico State University