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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Focus on Professional Licensure & Certification (PLC) Student Disclosures & Notifications

With a deadline of July 1, 2018 fast approaching, the state authorization office is gearing up to directly assist faculty who are program directors with accomplishing required student notifications and disclosures.

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2017 Provost's Awards Winners Announced

The 2017 Provost’s Awards for Transformative Online Courses awardees have been identified. The Provost’s Awards for Transformative Online Courses recognizes online academic courses that exemplify best practices and innovation in online education, and are developed by full-time faculty members of the UAB community.

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Innovations in Online Education

Enrollment in online classes at UAB is growing exponentially with faculty pioneering ways to enhance digital education for undergraduate and graduate students.

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UAB IT Systems Status Page

UAB Information Technology has developed a campus-wide systems status page.

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2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs

UAB experienced significant gains among its online programs in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs putting UAB among the top percentiles for online ranked programs.

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State Authorization: Regulations Finalized

The U.S. Department of Education issued final regulations of state authorization for postsecondary distance education on December 16, 2016.

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QM Recognizes Laouzai

Quality Matters has approved Samira Laouzai as a Higher Education (HE) Certified Online Facilitator. In that role, she is eligible to facilitate Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR) online. The peer review certification is part of UAB's commitment to implementing the Quality Matters Standards. Learn more about Quality Matters at UAB.

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