OLC Accelerate 2018 Virtual Conference Sessions Available

The Division of eLearning and Professional Studies is hosting attendance to the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Accelerate 2018 Virtual Conference for UAB faculty and staff, on November 14 – 16, 2018.

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Join the Canvas Community Forum

Do you have or are you looking for creative ideas for Canvas to share with colleagues at UAB? Do you have Canvas feature ideas? If you answer yes to both questions, then please join the UAB Canvas User Group where you can collaborate with other UAB Canvas users and get answers to common questions, find solutions to Canvas problems, and more. Please visit the UAB eLearning website for details on the group and information on how to join. If you have any questions, please contact Tyler Weldon.

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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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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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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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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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ProctorU Town Hall Meeting for UAB

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

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Using Poll Everywhere to enhance teaching and learning

Poll Everywhere is a web-based audience response system that allows students to vote on instructor-generated polls through text messaging (SMS), smartphone, tablet, or computer.

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Zoom is coming to UAB!

Zoom provides users the ability to seamlessly create video conferences and instantly record and add to Kaltura media space inside Canvas.

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Assist learners to be more engaged in the learning process

Content selected for courses and the presentation in the course design are in place to provide rigor, challenging and motivating learning opportunities that encourage, engage learners, and stimulate deeper learning.

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Poll Everywhere is Here!

Poll Everywhere transforms one-sided presentations into two-way conversations with the audience. Responding on the web or via SMS texting, the audience can participate in interactive activities during the instructor’s presentations.

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Diverse learners provide diverse design opportunities

Multi-level diversity gives faculty opportunities to create course content that provides multiple means of representation in the course design for all learners.

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A new Quality Matters rubric is on its way

The Quality Matters (QM) Higher Education Rubric, Sixth Edition will be released July 2018. So what does that mean for you?

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Pay a visit to the eLPS office for an Open House Event

Come join the Division of eLearning and Professional Studies at 2112 11th Avenue South, Suite 200 on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 between 9 am and 4 pm for an Open House Event.

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Technology-enabled learning trends that will change the way we look at learning

Learn about five technology-enabled learning trends that will have a significant impact on the learning ecosystem.

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Faculty Spotlight on Dr. Brenda Bertrand, recipient of Provost’s Awards for Transformative Online Courses

Dr. Brenda Bertrand’s NTR 601: Advanced Medical Nutrition course covers nutrition’s role in the treatment of disease.

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Top 10 Ways Instructional Designers Can Help You

Instructional Designers work with faculty to design, develop, and evaluate courses.

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eLearning loved the 2017 Homecoming activities

Members of UAB eLearning showed their Blazer spirit in the 2017 Homecoming Parade.

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Canvas Support Phone Number Change

Beginning November 1, there will be two support phone numbers for UAB - one for students, and one for admins and teachers.

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2017 Provost’s Awards for Transformative Online Courses Winners’ Presentations

Dr. Elizabeth Barstow and Dr. Brenda Bertrand will present an overview of their award-winning courses.

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