Tag: Quality Matters

Summer Workshop Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

This 3-part series will be offered on the following days this summer: May 17 – 19 (10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., in-person in 2030 Morrill Hall, or view on your own via Zoom) June 20 – 22 (11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., in-person in 0013 Curtiss Hall, or view on your own via Zoom) Jul. … Continue reading Summer Workshop Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

Good Course Design Makes All The Difference

Start with the end in mind. It seems like pretty straightforward advice for a lot of things in life. And, although it isn’t always considered when creating a new course, or modifying an existing one, it can create a very useful framework for course design. Often this approach to course design is called “backward design”. … Continue reading Good Course Design Makes All The Difference

Iowa State’s course in personal and family finance passes quality certification

Iowa State’s course in personal and family finance passes quality certification: The course, HDFS 283, taught by lecturer Jeanna Nation, recently passed its three-person external course review and can now be referenced as a Certified Quality Matters course. Nation is working through the final paperwork to receive the actual certification, but that should be completed … Continue reading Iowa State’s course in personal and family finance passes quality certification