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Feedback in your online course

Written by Mona Maxwell, Senior Instructional Designer Edited by Nancy Fischer and Lori Isber What is feedback?  Feedback at the post-secondary level ranges from advising a student in an aircraft maintenance program how to rivet, to clarifying how to write in a certain genre, to specifying aspects of mathematical word problem interpretation. Feedback fills the gap between our current knowledge (what we currently know) or skill (what…

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Avoiding Screen Fatigue

Written by  Iwona Gniadek, Instructional Designer Edited by Nancy Fischer Screen fatigue, or known by its new moniker as Zoom Fatigue, is a feeling of weariness during or after attending a videoconference. Everyone is likely to experience it, with differing symptoms such as eye/emotional distress, avoidance of social contact, and feeling too mentally drained to do anything…

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Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop 2021

The APPQMR workshop models the quality standards provided in the QM’s Higher Education Rubric. Participants appreciated being able to see how to structure a course site to provide clear navigation and a meaningful learning experience. All this is rooted in course elements that work together to help learners achieve the course learning outcomes.