T4LT - 10 Tips to Improve Talon Student Experience

10 quick suggestions that will improve the student experience in your Talon courses. And while these may be specific to our Talon environment the ideas behind them can be applied to any LMS.

T4LT - Graphics

Enhance your message with visual tools. Visual representations can help clarify difficult to perceive concepts, can spark more questions and make connections (plus they look nice).

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T4LT - Quality Matters (QM)

Well designed online courses are the result of intentional choices and attention to details that often go unnoticed. Quality Matters is an organization dedicated to improving the design of online courses. Learn how we are leveraging the QM rubric to improve courses at Kirkwood Community College.

Learn more about Quality Matters at https://www.qualitymatters.org/

Kirkwood Employee Link to our QM list:  goo.gl/LKy9le

Also mentioned:
http://amzn.com/0465050654 (The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman)

iTunes: http://goo.gl/9j4gI

T4LT - Accessibility

An introduction to accessibility strategies for your online courses and course materials. Let's continue the conversation!

T4LT - Zoom

Zoom.us offers a simple interface and incredible quality solution for real-time web-based meetings. Helpful for distance learning synchronous sessions or office hours as well as meetings, mini-lecture recordings, and even instant messaging.

Sites mentioned: http://www.zoom.us

T4LT - Padlet

Padlet.com is a collaborative web app for collecting text, images, videos, links and more. It's like a virtual bulletin board for sticky notes. Code for embedding a padlet board into your LMS is also readily available.

View the T4LT Padlet