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eLPS Seeking Feedback for QM Workshop Date

UAB eLearning facilitates the Apply the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop (APPQMR) to help UAB faculty learn more about Quality Matters (QM), an internationally-recognized program. The summer session will be offered in June from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. The eLearning staff has created a Doodle Poll to determine a date for the June workshop. Faculty and staff that are interested in attending the workshop must be able to attend the full day to get credit for the course. If you are interested in attending the APPQMR workshop in June, please complete the Doodle Poll by May 13. Learn more about the workshop.

AI Webcast "Copyright for Online Course Materials" to Air 5/26

On Thursday, May 26th at 12:00 to 1:30 PM, CT, eLearning & Professional Studies (eLPS) will host a live viewing and discussion of the Copyright for Online Course Materials webcast by Academic Impressions (AI). The webcast will include legal considerations, case scenarios, and current information in the area of copyright and ownership of online course materials. Following the webcast, eLPS will facilitate a short discussion on how the information may apply to UAB.

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Seven UAB Professors Awarded Faculty Grants for New Online Courses

The Office of the Provost and the Division of eLearning and Professional Studies (eLPS) congratulates recipients of the Provost’s Faculty Online Course Development Grant. Seven faculty members will receive a $5,000 grant to develop innovative online courses to be launched in Fall 2016 or Spring 2017 semesters.

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