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eLearning Instructional Designer for Your Department

Posted on: August 15th, 2016 by Wan Latartara

Updated March 2017

Imposters in the Classroom: Verification of Student Identity and online courses

Posted on: September 2nd, 2015 by annek

I had an interesting phone call the other day. I reached out to the website and asked for a quote to take an online course on my behalf. They called me back with a quote of just 2 payments of $475 (or $950 total) for their company to complete all the assignments for the course. (more…)

Asynchronous Interaction in your Online Course using Blackboard

Posted on: February 4th, 2015 by parishwetabhatt

When you are designing your online course, it is important to make sure that learning is not a lonely venture for your students. Be sure everyone, including you, has an opportunity to interact regularly in the online classroom. (more…)

Great Resources on Copyright and Fair Use

Posted on: November 17th, 2014 by annek

I spend a lot of my time reading about how copyright law affects higher education and particularly online courses and I am always on the lookout for resources to help make the explanation easier for instructors. (more…)

What is Online Proctoring and Why is It Important?

Posted on: November 3rd, 2014 by cmhultma

Part 1 in a 2 Part Series

Online proctoring is a relatively new industry that is growing as rapidly as online education. (more…)

Top 10 Things to Know About Proctored Testing

Posted on: August 25th, 2014 by cmhultma

10. At the beginning of the semester, Catherine will email online instructors a survey. (more…)