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Academic Affairs: Office of e-Learning News– February 1st, 2011


Bb Learn Migration – Don’t wait until the last minute to move to Blackboard Learn (new). 

For information on migrating course content, please visit the ITSD migration website for Migration Forms, FAQs, and additional information.

UNCW E-Learning Conference – April 15th
The office of e-Learning is hosting a mini-conference on April 15th for faculty to share their experiences and/or expertise with designing, developing, and implementing web-enhanced or fully online courses.  The length of each session will be 50 minutes.  The choices for conference topic themes and types of sessions   are listed below.  The deadline to submit proposals is February 28th.  The proposals will be reviewed by the e-learning team after the submission deadline.  You will be notified of acceptance and scheduled presentation times by March 11th.  We hope that you will consider sharing your experiences and expertise with your peers as there will be no cost associated with this conference.  Click here to submit a proposal

Selection of  Conference track
1. Design and development of courses
2.  Implementation strategies
3.  Student and/or Course Design Evaluation

Types of session –  Lecture, panel discussion, round table discussion

Abstract of maximum of 300 words describing your proposed  session.Click here to submit a proposal

Office of e-Learning Events for February

All training is offered both face-to-face and via Webinar.  You can choose which venue to participate on the registration form.

  • Course Design Evaluation – February 1st or 2nd 10am – noon.  Click here to register  
    This session covers how to evaluate the quality of your course through self, peer, or student evaluation.  Topics include the Quality Matters and Exemplary Course Program rubrics.

  • Student Engagement I – February 8th or 9th 10am – noon.  Click here to register.
    This session covers basic student interaction design and tools.  Topics include effective course discussions and instructor availability.

  • Student Engagement II -  February 15th  or 16th 10am – noon.  Click here to register.
    This session covers synchronous student interaction desgin and tools.  Topics include conducting office hours, tutoriaing, and live class demonstrations. 

  • Student Assessment I - February  22nd or 23rd 10am – noonClick here to register.
    This session covers assessing student-generated work.  Topics include effectively utilizing the grade center, assignment creation, and creating and grading safe assignments (anti-plagiarism service).

We welcome your questions and comments!

Patricia McQuiston, Sheri Anderson, and Beth Allred, Academic Affairs: Office of e-Learning