Quality Matters

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HOME  > BLOG Quality Matters and Working Toward Best Practices for Online Course Design As we continue to refine our strategies in online learning, it is helpful to look toward organizations that specialize in this work for guidance. One such organization (Quality Matters) has been especially influential in establishing best practices for AAP’s latest online course […]

IRC Instructional Design Office Hours

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HOME  > BLOG IRC Instructional Design Bookings The IRC had available Instructional Design Bookings for AAP Faculty – to answer questions, brainstorm ideas, and share resources.  Are you teaching an online course and have some questions about the best way to set up an activity or assignment in Blackboard? Do you have other questions regarding your online […]

How to Teach a Good First Day of Class

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HOME  > BLOG Recommended Reading: This article, in Academe Today of The Chronicle of Higher Education, How to Teach a Good First Day of Class, by James M. Lang provides excellent advice on strategies for getting off on the right foot with your students. These effective strategies not only help you set the tone and cover critical […]