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by Kathy Sundin on March 6, 2014 in BlazeVIEW D2L, eMajor, GoVIEW, Online Programs, Quality Matters, Social Media, The Center for eLearning

Are you new to online teaching and learning?
Are you an experienced online faculty member, but would like to learn some tips and
techniques to incorporate into your course?
Do you want to enhance your face-to-face or hybrid course?

If yes, then visit the VSU “New to Online Learning: The Fundamentals CO” course!

 Current faculty have been added as students in the course which will be available in
BlazeVIEW and GoVIEW on Mon., March 10.

New faculty will be added at the beginning of each semester. However, new faculty can request to be manually added by emailing blazeview@valdosta.edu or goview@valdosta.edu.

The course covers:

- Overview of LMS, D2L, BlazeVIEW and GoVIEW
- Technology Requirements
- Transitioning to Online Learning

  •  F2F vs. Online Teaching
  • Instructional Design

- Quality Online Instruction

  • Syllabus and Schedule Design
  • Faculty and Course Introduction Tips

- Course Design

  • Quality Online Course Design
  • Online Course Design Tips

- Creating and Finding Content
- Online Learning Presence
- Discussion Boards

  • Effective Discussion Board Design
  • Discussion Board Tips

- Creating Effective Activities, Assessments, Rubrics and Grading
- Why and How to Use Technology in an Online Course
- Quality Matters

  • What is Quality Matters?
  • What do I do next?

- ADA, Citation, Plagiarism and Copyright Policies and Procedures
- D2L Resources and Assistance

We envision this to be an evolving course and updated regularly with new ideas and techniques. We need your help with this! Send us your feedback so we can incorporate into the course.

BlazeVIEW D2L is here!

by Kathy Sundin on May 6, 2013 in BlazeVIEW D2L


Attention VSU students: If you are participating in a VSU class that is using an online component, beginning with Maymester 2013, you will be using VSU’s new learning management system, BlazeVIEW powered by Desire to Learn (D2L).

BlazeVIEW D2L supported courses range from web-enhanced courses where traditional face-to-face instruction is supplemented with web features such as syllabi and lecture notes, to courses that are taught completely online with no on-campus attendance requirements.

(If you are an eCore, eMajor, WebMBA, or Online Collaborative Education (GOML) student, your courses will be delivered in the collaborative learning management system, GoVIEW.) (more…)