Difference between revisions of "Course Overview and Introduction: Take Action"

From CAT+FD Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(Created page with "<div style="text-align: center">944px</div> ==Course Overview and Introduction: Take Action== ===How Will Your Students Know What To Do?==...")
 
Line 3: Line 3:
  
 
==Course Overview and Introduction: Take Action==  
 
==Course Overview and Introduction: Take Action==  
 
+
<br>
 
===How Will Your Students Know What To Do?===
 
===How Will Your Students Know What To Do?===
 
It is extremely frustrating to log into a course and not know where to begin! In order to be successful in an online course, students need to know how to get started as well as specific information about how your course is organized and what you expect of them.
 
It is extremely frustrating to log into a course and not know where to begin! In order to be successful in an online course, students need to know how to get started as well as specific information about how your course is organized and what you expect of them.
Line 10: Line 10:
 
As you develop your course in Brightspace, be sure to use this checklist to review your incorporation of learning objectives/outcomes throughout the course. This checklist is based on the [https://www.qualitymatters.org/sites/default/files/PDFs/StandardsfromtheQMHigherEducationRubric.pdf Quality Matters Specific Review Standards 1.1-1.9].
 
As you develop your course in Brightspace, be sure to use this checklist to review your incorporation of learning objectives/outcomes throughout the course. This checklist is based on the [https://www.qualitymatters.org/sites/default/files/PDFs/StandardsfromtheQMHigherEducationRubric.pdf Quality Matters Specific Review Standards 1.1-1.9].
  
* Instructions make clear how to get started and where to find various course components.
+
<ul>
* Learners are introduced to the purpose and structure of the course.
+
<li>Instructions make clear how to get started and where to find various course components.</li>
* Communication expectations for online discussions, email, and other forms of interaction are clearly stated.
+
<li>Learners are introduced to the purpose and structure of the course.</li>
* Course and institutional policies with which the learner is expected to comply are clearly stated within the course, or a link to current policies is provided.
+
<li>Communication expectations for online discussions, email, and other forms of interaction are clearly stated.</li>
* Minimum technology requirements for the course are clearly stated, and information on how to obtain the technologies is provided.
+
<li>Course and institutional policies with which the learner is expected to comply are clearly stated within the course, or a link to current policies is provided.</li>
* Computer skills and digital information literacy skills expected of the learner are clearly stated.
+
<li>Minimum technology requirements for the course are clearly stated, and information on how to obtain the technologies is provided.</li>
* Expectations for prerequisite knowledge in the discipline and/or any required competencies are clearly stated.
+
<li>Computer skills and digital information literacy skills expected of the learner are clearly stated.</li>
* The self-introduction by the instructor is professional and is available online.
+
<li>Expectations for prerequisite knowledge in the discipline and/or any required competencies are clearly stated.</li>
* Learners are asked to introduce themselves to the class.
+
<li>The self-introduction by the instructor is professional and is available online.</li>
 +
<li>Learners are asked to introduce themselves to the class.</li>
 +
</ul>
  
  
  
Next Topic: [[Learning Objectives: Get Started]]
+
'''Previous Topic:''' [[Course Overview and Introduction: See Brightspace Examples]]<br>
 +
'''Next Module:''' [[Learning Objectives]]
  
  

Revision as of 10:05, 27 September 2020

Whiteboard-1200x400.jpg


Course Overview and Introduction: Take Action


How Will Your Students Know What To Do?

It is extremely frustrating to log into a course and not know where to begin! In order to be successful in an online course, students need to know how to get started as well as specific information about how your course is organized and what you expect of them.

Course Overview & Introduction Checklist

As you develop your course in Brightspace, be sure to use this checklist to review your incorporation of learning objectives/outcomes throughout the course. This checklist is based on the Quality Matters Specific Review Standards 1.1-1.9.

  • Instructions make clear how to get started and where to find various course components.
  • Learners are introduced to the purpose and structure of the course.
  • Communication expectations for online discussions, email, and other forms of interaction are clearly stated.
  • Course and institutional policies with which the learner is expected to comply are clearly stated within the course, or a link to current policies is provided.
  • Minimum technology requirements for the course are clearly stated, and information on how to obtain the technologies is provided.
  • Computer skills and digital information literacy skills expected of the learner are clearly stated.
  • Expectations for prerequisite knowledge in the discipline and/or any required competencies are clearly stated.
  • The self-introduction by the instructor is professional and is available online.
  • Learners are asked to introduce themselves to the class.


Previous Topic: Course Overview and Introduction: See Brightspace Examples
Next Module: Learning Objectives



Creative Commons License This work, "#LearnEverywhereXULA", by CAT+FD is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.