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==Online/Hybrid Instructor Resources==
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===QM Standards===
  
 
[https://www.qualitymatters.org/ Quality Matters (QM)] is an organization dedicated to improving online course quality. The [https://qualitymatters.org/qa-resources/rubric-standards/higher-ed-rubric Quality Matters higher education rubric] is used to evaluate the design of online and blended courses. Xavier has adopted the Quality Matters higher education rubric as the standards faculty should adhere to for their online and hybrid courses.
 
[https://www.qualitymatters.org/ Quality Matters (QM)] is an organization dedicated to improving online course quality. The [https://qualitymatters.org/qa-resources/rubric-standards/higher-ed-rubric Quality Matters higher education rubric] is used to evaluate the design of online and blended courses. Xavier has adopted the Quality Matters higher education rubric as the standards faculty should adhere to for their online and hybrid courses.
  
Our goal with this resource is to help faculty develop or improve their online and hybrid courses. Resources on this site are intended to assist faculty by showing them ways to setup/organize their Blackboard course to meet each QM standard. Click on the link for each standard to get more information about that standard.
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Our goal with this resource is to help faculty develop or improve their online and hybrid courses. Resources on this site are intended to assist faculty by showing them ways to setup/organize their Brightspace course to meet each QM standard. Click on the link for each standard to get more information about that standard.
  
 
[[QM Standard 1 – Course Overview and Introduction]]  <br />
 
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[[QM Standard 7 – Learner Support]]  <br />
 
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[[QM Standard 8 – Accessibility and Usability]]
 
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===Resources===
  
 
Information and resources that you may find helpful as you develop your online/hybrid courses can be found here:
 
Information and resources that you may find helpful as you develop your online/hybrid courses can be found here:
  
Past [http://cat.xula.edu/food/ CAT FooD] blog posts related to online teaching:
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'''Past [http://cat.xula.edu/food/ CAT FooD] blog posts related to online teaching:'''
  
 
* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/going-from-face-to-face-to-online-teaching/ Going from Face-to-face to Online Teaching]
 
* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/going-from-face-to-face-to-online-teaching/ Going from Face-to-face to Online Teaching]
* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/what-to-expect-when-youre-expecting-to-teach-online/ What to Expect When You’re Expecting to Teach Online]
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* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/what-to-expect-when-youre-expecting-to-teach-online-redux/ What to Expect When You’re Expecting to Teach Online]
 
* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/questions-from-first-time-online-instructors/ Questions from First-Time Online Instructors]
 
* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/questions-from-first-time-online-instructors/ Questions from First-Time Online Instructors]
* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/7-deadly-sins-of-online-course-design/ 7 Deadly Sins of Online Course Design]
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* [https://cat.xula.edu/food/icymi-7-deadly-sins-of-online-course-design/ 7 Deadly Sins of Online Course Design]
 
* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/humanize-your-online-courses/ Humanize Your Online Courses]
 
* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/humanize-your-online-courses/ Humanize Your Online Courses]
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* [https://cat.xula.edu/food/humanizing-tool-buffet/ Humanizing Tool Buffet]
 
* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/create-a-user-friendly-elearning-course/ Create a User-Friendly eLearning Course]
 
* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/create-a-user-friendly-elearning-course/ Create a User-Friendly eLearning Course]
 
* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/synchronous-vs-asynchronous-elearning/ Synchronous vs Asynchronous eLearning]
 
* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/synchronous-vs-asynchronous-elearning/ Synchronous vs Asynchronous eLearning]
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* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/improve-student-retention-in-online-courses/ Improve Student Retention in Online Courses]
 
* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/improve-student-retention-in-online-courses/ Improve Student Retention in Online Courses]
  
General resources related to online teaching:
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'''General resources related to online teaching:'''
  
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* [https://www.chronicle.com/interactives/advice-online-teaching How to Be a Better Online Teacher from the Chronicle of Higher Ed]
 
* [http://www.facultyfocus.com/tag/online-teaching-best-practices/ Online Teaching Best Practices from Faculty Focus]
 
* [http://www.facultyfocus.com/tag/online-teaching-best-practices/ Online Teaching Best Practices from Faculty Focus]
 
* [http://www.unwrittenhistories.com/a-guide-to-online-resources-for-teaching-and-learning-in-higher-education/ Guide to Online Resources for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education]
 
* [http://www.unwrittenhistories.com/a-guide-to-online-resources-for-teaching-and-learning-in-higher-education/ Guide to Online Resources for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education]
 
* [https://topr.online.ucf.edu/ Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository (TOPR)]
 
* [https://topr.online.ucf.edu/ Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository (TOPR)]
 
* [https://blended.online.ucf.edu/effective-practices/ Blended/Hybrid Learning Toolkit]
 
* [https://blended.online.ucf.edu/effective-practices/ Blended/Hybrid Learning Toolkit]
* [http://www.mc.edu/mcmoodle/files/4414/1565/5107/11_06_Copyright_the_Easy_Way_Handout_Tobin.pdf One-Page Copyright Flow Chart]
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* [http://designingforlearning.info/four-types-of-discussion-forums-in-online-courses/ Four Types of Discussion Forums in Online Courses]
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* [https://guides.ou.edu/CreativeCommons/for_users Creative Commons Licensing and Finding Educational Content]
  
Blackboard help and support:
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'''Brightspace help and support:'''
  
* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/blackboard-documents/ Bb How-to Guides]
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* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/brightspace-documents/ Brightspace How-to Guides]
* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/topic/blackboard/ Bb Tips]
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* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/topic/brightspace/ Brightspace Tips]
* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/blackboard-faq/ Bb FAQs]
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* [http://cat.xula.edu/food/brightspace-faq/ Brightspace FAQs]
* [https://en-us.help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor Blackboard.com Help for Instructors]
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* [https://documentation.brightspace.com/EN/instructors/instructors.htm?tocpath=Instructors%7C_____0 Brightspace.com Help for Instructors]
 
* [http://cat.xula.edu/events/ CAT+FD Workshops]
 
* [http://cat.xula.edu/events/ CAT+FD Workshops]
* [http://jflorent.youcanbook.me/ Schedule One-on-One Bb help]
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* [http://jflorent.youcanbook.me/ Schedule One-on-One Brightspace help]
  
Xavier faculty can find support for online/hybrid teaching from the following departments:
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'''Xavier faculty can find support for online/hybrid teaching from the following departments:'''
  
 
* [http://cat.xula.edu/ Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development]
 
* [http://cat.xula.edu/ Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development]
 
* [http://www.xula.edu/ccsde/ Center for Continuing Studies and Distance Education]
 
* [http://www.xula.edu/ccsde/ Center for Continuing Studies and Distance Education]
* [http://www.xula.edu/counseling/disabled-responsibility.html Office of Disability Services]
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* [http://www2.xula.edu/counseling/disabled-responsibility.html Office of Disability Services]
* [http://www.xula.edu/saso/index.html Student Academic Success Office]
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* [http://www2.xula.edu/saso/index.html Student Academic Success Office]
 
* [http://www.xula.edu/library/index.php Xavier University Library]
 
* [http://www.xula.edu/library/index.php Xavier University Library]
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===Tips for Online/Hybrid Instructors===
  
 
Lastly, this Online Teaching resource is an outgrowth of our [http://cat.xula.edu/initiatives/facts/ Faculty Communities of Teaching Scholars (FaCTS) initiative] for AY 2013 - 2014 where the theme was “Engaging Students in Online Courses.” We’ve compiled some tips, words of wisdom, and things I wish I knew when teaching my first online class from some of the 2013 - 2014 cohort.
 
Lastly, this Online Teaching resource is an outgrowth of our [http://cat.xula.edu/initiatives/facts/ Faculty Communities of Teaching Scholars (FaCTS) initiative] for AY 2013 - 2014 where the theme was “Engaging Students in Online Courses.” We’ve compiled some tips, words of wisdom, and things I wish I knew when teaching my first online class from some of the 2013 - 2014 cohort.
  
Dr. Krista Mincey, Assistant Professor Public Health Sciences, on setting up discussion boards to make grading easier:
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'''Dr. Krista Mincey, Assistant Professor Public Health Sciences, on setting up discussion boards to make grading easier:'''
  
 
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[[Media:Dr_Krista_Mincey_Transcript.pdf|Dr. Krista Mincey video transcript (PDF)]]
 
[[Media:Dr_Krista_Mincey_Transcript.pdf|Dr. Krista Mincey video transcript (PDF)]]
  
Dr. Mark Gstohl, Associate Professor Theology, on making better videos for online teaching:
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[https://youtu.be/yMGXaZvvKkM Dr. Mark Gstohl gives advice on making better videos [02:53]]<br />
 
[https://youtu.be/yMGXaZvvKkM Dr. Mark Gstohl gives advice on making better videos [02:53]]<br />
[[Media:Dr_Mark_Gstohl_Transcript.pdf/602189416/Dr_Mark_Gstohl_Transcript.pdf|Dr. Mark Gstohl video transcript (PDF)]]
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[[Media:Dr_Mark_Gstohl_Transcript.pdf|Dr. Mark Gstohl video transcript (PDF)]]
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Dr. Cary Caro, Assistant Professor Division of Business, on the importance of a start here page and checklists:
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'''Dr. Cary Caro, Assistant Professor Division of Business, on the importance of a start here page and checklists:'''
  
 
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[https://youtu.be/PiG49sRana4 Dr. Cary Caro gives advice on start here page and checklists [01:42]]<br />
 
[https://youtu.be/PiG49sRana4 Dr. Cary Caro gives advice on start here page and checklists [01:42]]<br />
[[Media:Dr_Cary_Caro_Transcript.pdf/602189408/Dr_Cary_Caro_Transcript.pdf|Dr. Cary Caro video transcript (PDF)]]
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[[Media:Dr_Cary_Caro_Transcript.pdf|Dr. Cary Caro video transcript (PDF)]]
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Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer, Director Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development and Psychology Professor, gives advice on scheduling due dates and a word of caution about automatic captioning:
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'''Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer, Director Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development and Psychology Professor, gives advice on scheduling due dates and a word of caution about automatic captioning:'''
  
 
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[https://youtu.be/jYxGt4LNGIA Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer gives advice on assignment due dates and a word of caution about automatic captioning [02:37]]<br />
 
[https://youtu.be/jYxGt4LNGIA Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer gives advice on assignment due dates and a word of caution about automatic captioning [02:37]]<br />
[[Media:Dr_Elizabeth_Yost_Hammer_Transcript.pdf/602189410/Dr_Elizabeth_Yost_Hammer_Transcript.pdf|Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer video transcript (PDF)]]
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[[Media:Dr_Elizabeth_Yost_Hammer_Transcript.pdf|Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer video transcript (PDF)]]
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<div style="text-align: right">This Online Teaching Resource was developed by<br/>
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[http://cat.xula.edu/ Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development]<br />
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[http://www.xula.edu/ Xavier University of Louisiana]<br />
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[http://cat.xula.edu/about/contact Contact CAT+FD]</div>

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Online/Hybrid Instructor Resources

QM Standards

Quality Matters (QM) is an organization dedicated to improving online course quality. The Quality Matters higher education rubric is used to evaluate the design of online and blended courses. Xavier has adopted the Quality Matters higher education rubric as the standards faculty should adhere to for their online and hybrid courses.

Our goal with this resource is to help faculty develop or improve their online and hybrid courses. Resources on this site are intended to assist faculty by showing them ways to setup/organize their Brightspace course to meet each QM standard. Click on the link for each standard to get more information about that standard.

QM Standard 1 – Course Overview and Introduction
QM Standard 2 – Learning Objectives
QM Standard 3 – Assessment and Measurement
QM Standard 4 – Instructional Materials
QM Standard 5 – Course Activities and Learner Interaction
QM Standard 6 – Course Technology
QM Standard 7 – Learner Support
QM Standard 8 – Accessibility and Usability

Resources

Information and resources that you may find helpful as you develop your online/hybrid courses can be found here:

Past CAT FooD blog posts related to online teaching:

General resources related to online teaching:

Brightspace help and support:

Xavier faculty can find support for online/hybrid teaching from the following departments:

Tips for Online/Hybrid Instructors

Lastly, this Online Teaching resource is an outgrowth of our Faculty Communities of Teaching Scholars (FaCTS) initiative for AY 2013 - 2014 where the theme was “Engaging Students in Online Courses.” We’ve compiled some tips, words of wisdom, and things I wish I knew when teaching my first online class from some of the 2013 - 2014 cohort.

Dr. Krista Mincey, Assistant Professor Public Health Sciences, on setting up discussion boards to make grading easier:

Dr. Krista Mincey gives advice on setting up DBs for easier grading [01:05]
Dr. Krista Mincey video transcript (PDF)


Dr. Mark Gstohl, Associate Professor Theology, on making better videos for online teaching:

Dr. Mark Gstohl gives advice on making better videos [02:53]
Dr. Mark Gstohl video transcript (PDF)


Dr. Cary Caro, Assistant Professor Division of Business, on the importance of a start here page and checklists:

Dr. Cary Caro gives advice on start here page and checklists [01:42]
Dr. Cary Caro video transcript (PDF)


Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer, Director Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development and Psychology Professor, gives advice on scheduling due dates and a word of caution about automatic captioning:

Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer gives advice on assignment due dates and a word of caution about automatic captioning [02:37]
Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer video transcript (PDF)


This Online Teaching Resource was developed by

Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development
Xavier University of Louisiana

Contact CAT+FD