Increasing Interaction and Engagement in Online Courses

The fear of a lack of student engagement and interaction in online courses is often a trigger for high levels of anxiety among online instructors. While student engagement does not happen by accident, it may be surprising to learn that by improving your course design, maintaining a consistent presence in the course, and providing choices will significantly improve student engagement in your online course. Learn about some strategies that help overcome obstacles to student engagement.

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UAB Quality Matters Utilization Plan for 2018-2021

Over the previous academic year, the Quality Matters (QM) Utilization Implementation Plan (QmUIP) task force members have been developing the UAB QM Utilization Plan for 2018-2021.

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Complete The QM Rubric Sixth Edition Update Online Session by December, 31, 2018

The Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric, Sixth Edition, was released on July 2nd.

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Fall 2018 Quality Matters (QM) Events

UAB eLearning and Professional Studies will be hosting a series of face-to-face and online Quality Matters (QM) events during the Fall 2018 semester.

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ProctorU Town Hall Meeting for UAB

Join us for lunch and an interactive discussion about online proctoring.

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Media Services Spotlight

Take a look at how media may enhance your online course. For more information, contact Justin Moon at


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