Prezi is an cloud and software based presentation tool that continues to add features and gain users at a rapid pace. A recent press release from Prezi announced the addition of two types of audio to the tool; this combo makes Prezi considerably more useful in the multimedia presentation sphere. The first option is a …Read more at the full article: Easy audio has finally been added to Prezi
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I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the 2012 Sloan Consortium Conference for the first time and I must say, it was well worth it! I have been involved in online teaching for many years now, but by attending this international conference I was able to hear where other institutions are at in the process, …Read more at the full article: The Complex World of Online Learning: Getting Started
On August 7th and 8th, the Digital First initiative invited 12 faculty members from across the University to attend an intensive 2-day iTunes U Bootcamp to develop digital course materials for Ohio State students and learners across the globe. This team of faculty spent two days working in Apple’s Chicago office, editing course materials and designing …Read more at the full article: First Digital First iTunes U Bootcamp was a success!
We have several exciting news items about online learning and Quality Matters at Ohio State!
Sociology course met Quality Matters standards in a formal review
Marie Mika’s Marriage and Society online course (SOCIOL 330) went through a formal Quality Matters review by three certified peer reviewers who are online faculty at Ohio institutions of higher education. They …Read more at the full article: Online Learning and Quality Matters at Ohio State
Ohio State now has its second online course to earn the Quality Matters seal. The Quality Matters (QM) seal is a nationally recognized indicator of quality assurance and continuous improvement in online learning. Marie Mika’s Marriage and Society (SOCIOL 330) went through a formal QM review by three certified peer reviewers who are online faculty …Read more at the full article: Marie Mika’s online course is recognized by Quality Matters!
Are you looking for a new way of providing a course orientation for your students? Jackie von Spiegel of the Psychology Department demonstrated how to use Carmen to create a scavenger hunt (or treasure hunt) which can act as an interactive, self-paced orientation to any course, whether it is traditional in format or online. The …Read more at the full article: Creating Online Scavenger Hunts for Fun and Effective Course Orientations (02/03/2012)
Moving Online from the Traditional Classroom: Assuring Quality in Development and Design
Is your department exploring online course development?
Are you interested in moving or developing courses online?
Are you concerned about quality assurance in online courses and keeping them in alignment with current research and best practices?
The OCIO’s Digital Union, in collaboration with EHE’s Workforce Development and …Read more at the full article: Interested in Moving a Course Online?
When I started teaching an online section of General Psychology, I soon realized I had a problem. How was I going to provide an orientation to the course and to Carmen for 100 online students? My solution was what I would come to call the “Carmen Treasure Hunt.”
My goal was to orient my students to …Read more at the full article: Scavenger Hunt as an Orientation to an Online Course
A group of online instructors recently completed a Digital Union online workshop in which they walked through the Quality Matters standards for online and hybrid course design one by one, measuring their own online and hybrid courses against the 40 standards on the Quality Matters rubric. The participants either currently teach an online or hybrid …Read more at the full article: A Closer Look at the Quality Matters Standards
Many people need to make their contact information available on a public web site but are apprehensive about exposing their inbox to spammers.
One solution is to put the address in the format of doe(dot)0(at)osu(dot)edu, but this is harder to read or copy and paste. There is a better way to prevent bots from parsing …Read more at the full article: How to Obscure Your Email Address from Web Browsing Bots