eLearning Course Templates

Instructors may consider using a course template to make the course design process as easy and effective as possible. A course template serves as a foundation and instructors can fill in the content.

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TL;DR: Effective Instructor to Student Communication in Online Courses

Communication in online courses takes on many forms from emails to assignment instructions to assignment feedback to discussion board prompts and responses. Effectively communicating with online students is a key factor in student success. Because most instructors feel the truth of this, some take the more is more approach, creating lengthy instructive emails, assignment packets, and in-depth feedback on assignments. Here are three best practices for communicating with your online students.

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UAB Faculty Academic Resources Fair

This Resource Fair has been created to provide UAB faculty and staff exposure to the many academic resources that are available through the various service-oriented units on campus. Various academic technology vendors will be on-site to showcase their products.

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2019 UA System Scholars Institute: Call for Proposals — Deadline Extended to March 22, 2019

The University of Alabama System invites you to submit a proposal to present at the 2019 UA System Scholars Institute, May 13-14, 2019, at The University of Alabama in Huntsville.

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Quality Matters Rubric Update Deadline Extended

If you haven’t completed the Quality Matters (QM) Rubric Update training yet, we have good news — the deadline for completing the free session is now January 31, 2019. Please note: due to a scheduled upgrade, Moodle (QM’s Learning Management System hosting the Rubric Update training) will be unavailable from Monday, December 24, 2018, until Sunday, January 7, 2019.

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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 justmoon@uab.edu.

 

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