Preparing for a Quality Matters Review: Tasks & Tools
FaCET periodically offers a workday for those wanting to prepare a course for Quality Matters review. It is a day with mini-lessons, then time to work on your course materials, then a mini-lesson and so on until all the QM standards have been covered. You will leave with some work accomplished, a clear idea of what your next steps are and a to-do list that can be integrated as you are able.
Tasks to do before the workday.
- __1 minute: tell FaCET if you will bring your own laptop or need one of ours.
- __5 minutes: You will want to work on one (only one) course during workday. How do
- which course will be your focus,
- what materials to bring and
- where to work (in Blackboard or on thumb drive or hidden in Blackboard)?
- __1 minute: Retain a link to this page you are currently reading where you can get to it during the workday. —could be in email or a flash drive or
Also bring core course files that you will want to revise (e.g., syllabus, major assignment instructions, rubrics).
Files you will use at the Workday.
Required and Suggested jpg images (look under General).
QM Main website (http://www.qmprogram.org/)
MyQM website (http://www.qmprogram.org/myqm)
Sample worksheet under Course Review Management System
View Sample Instructor Worksheet
View Annotated Rubric
Three URLS Needed for the Worksheet
Our course management system (https://blackboard.wku.edu/)
Blackboard (LMS) Accessiblity page (http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Learn/Resources/Accessibility.aspx)
WKU's Web Accessibility page (http://www.wku.edu/eoo/section508/section508.php)
Writing Learning Objectives
Writing Quality Learning Objectives (http://www.park.edu/cetl/quicktips/writinglearningobj.html)
Radio James Objectives Builder (http://teachonline.asu.edu/objectives-builder/) - A step-by-step tutorial and fill in the blank.
Information Technology video training course—within Blackboard, click on the IT Training tab. Look in the upper right to locate "Creating ADA Compliant Course Sites". The tutorial takes 30-60 minutes to complete.
List of Educational Resources for Assessment Rubrics (http://www.iuk.edu/academics/ctla/assessment/resources/resources_rubrics/index.shtml)
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