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New Workshop: Effective Social Media Engagement with Students in the Classroom

Posted by on August 1, 2012 at 3:29 pm

New Workshop:  Effective Social Media Engagement with Students in the Classroom Presenter: David Ta-Pryor Dates:        Thursday, August 16th Time:          12:00-1:00PM Location:   Fine Arts, Room 307 Register:    http://doodle.com/pqma9zmd43z297cc Level of Difficulty: ALL Description: Social media have been steadily rising since SixDegrees inception in 1997. With the environment saturated with companies trying to make a niche market, […]

UMKC Hires New Instructional Designer

Posted by on July 17, 2012 at 7:58 am

David Ta-Pryor joins Molly Mead as the second Instructional Designer for Information Access (IA).  David’s area of research consists of education technology, new media, emotion/motivation, and higher education.  Some of his research projects include examining disclosure online and how teacher interaction can impact student’s communication, looking at how twitter can be effectively incorporated into a […]

Build Your Online Course Workshop Series Summer/Fall 2012 Schedule

Posted by on April 13, 2012 at 10:44 am

Build Your Online Course Workshop Series Three New Workshop Dates June 19, 21, 26 and 28 from 9am-noon August 6, 8, 13, 15 from noon – 3pm December 3, 5, 10, 12 from 9am-noon This series of four half-day workshops is designed to walk you through the steps necessary to design your online course so […]

Summer/Fall 2012 Faculty Certification Courses

Posted by on April 11, 2012 at 3:38 pm

Summer/Fall 2012 Faculty Certification in Online Teaching Schedule June 4th – June 29th July 23rd – August 17th October 22nd – November 16th What: Four Week Experience Where: Asynchronous online course with 1 one-hour Wimba session Why: Completion Results in Certification in Online Teaching and Learning Would you like to gain Certification in Teaching and […]

October/November Course Certification Graduates

Posted by on November 21, 2011 at 2:13 pm

The following faculty completed the October/November 2011 Certification in Online Teaching Course: Tamas Kapros Candace Schlein Jane Greer Stuart Phipps Virginia Blanton Kati Toivanen Lorna Condit Sarah Oliver Ray Taft Carolyn Barber Crystal Doss

Build Your Online Course Workshop Series Spring 2012

Posted by on October 17, 2011 at 9:00 am

Build Your Online Course Workshop Series Spring 2012 Schedule January 23, 25, 30 and Feb 1 from 1pm-4pm each day March 13, 15, 20, and 22 from Noon – 3pm each day This series of four half-day workshops is designed to walk you through the steps necessary to design your online course so that it […]

Spring Certification in Online Teaching Schedule

Posted by on October 17, 2011 at 8:53 am

Spring 2012 Faculty Certification in Online Teaching Schedule January 16th – February 10th April 2nd – April 27th June 4th – June 29th What: Four Week Experience Where: Asynchronous online course with 1 one-hour Wimba session Why: Completion Results in Certification in Online Teaching and Learning Would you like to gain Certification in Teaching and […]

Rubric Workshop Dates

Posted by on October 5, 2011 at 3:37 pm

Using Rubrics to Make Assessment More Efficient Presenters: Molly Mead, Instructional Designer, E-Learning; Erica Schurter, Instructional Technology Services Technical Level: ALL Date: October 18th Time: 10:30 – 11:30am Date: November 9th   Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm Location: Fine Arts, Room 307 Description: Rubrics can make assessing student work more transparent and much more efficient. They take […]

UMKC Online Course Design Rubric

Posted by on October 5, 2011 at 1:28 pm

The Instructional Design department at UMKC has developed the Online Course Design Rubric, which is the instrument used to certify online courses. This rubric is based upon a large body of research in the field of online learning and teaching. You can access a copy of the UMKC Online Course Design Rubric by clicking on […]

June 2011 Faculty Certifications

Posted by on October 5, 2011 at 12:35 pm

Cinda Chapman James Benevides Heather Sheese-Rubio Kathryn DeBenedetti Debbie Smigh Melissa Thomas Rhonda Weimer Pat Scott Jing Zou Marie McCarther Donna Davis Charlie Troppito