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
http://amzn.com/0465050654 (The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman)
Curating the web is an essential skill and there are tools to help. Sites mentioned in this episode:
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
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