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New Resource Available

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.

New – Online Programs Website

by Kathy Sundin on June 20, 2013 in Online Programs

Today the new Online Programs website was launched which is designed as a resource for new and current students interested in learning about the VSU online programs.  Click around and let us know what you think!

Online Programs Website Screen Shot

The new site can be accessed through the A-Z Index, off the left navigation bar from the eLearning website, from the Current Students/Online Resources page and from the Future Students/Online/Learn More page.