August 2021: OCI – Academic Technology

Explore Educational Technologies at SPSThe Online Support and Academic Technology team provides training and support for a wide range of educational technology tools used in SPS courses, including tools for: Web conferencing and video Learner engagement Assessment and academic integrity Computing and data science All of the tools in our technology “stack” have been vetted by CUIT’s Security and Risk Management team so that programs, … Continue reading August 2021: OCI – Academic Technology

August 2021: OCI – Professional Development and Training

Join Us for Canvas Quickstart and Zoom TrainingCanvas Quickstart and Zoom Training sessions are ongoing, with mid-day, afternoon, and evening sessions available in August and September. Please visit the CUSPS Training registration page to learn more.  We encourage all faculty to attend training in preparation for fall so that they will be well-prepared to support teaching and learning with the use of Canvas and Zoom. … Continue reading August 2021: OCI – Professional Development and Training

August 2021: OCI – Online Course Planning and Development

Publishing Courses for Fall 2021 Canvas course sites are typically published for student viewing one week prior to the course start date. Faculty should make sure that textbook information is populated in Canvas and that electronic course reserves are set up on the library reserves website. For assistance, please submit a ticket to the CUSPS Helpdesk. Kicking-off Spring 2022 Course Development The course development cycle … Continue reading August 2021: OCI – Online Course Planning and Development

July 2021: OCI – Professional Development and Training

Training Underway for Fall 2021We encourage all instructors to take advantage of training resources prior to the launch of their course, but especially any instructors who haven’t taught since last fall or are teaching in a modality that is new for them. Intensive trainings and workshops began in July and will run through the first two weeks of the Fall 2021 term. You can find … Continue reading July 2021: OCI – Professional Development and Training

July 2021: OCI – General Updates

Congratulations, Dr. Matthew Vaughan and David McAlinden We are pleased to announce that Matthew Vaughan and David McAlinden have been promoted to the role of Senior Instructional Designer. As senior leaders on the Instructional Design team, Matthew and David will continue to collaborate with programs and faculty in the design of online and hybrid courses, and assume additional responsibilities of mentoring instructional designers and course … Continue reading July 2021: OCI – General Updates

June 2021: OCI – Online Course Planning and Development

Preparing Online Legacy Courses for Fall 2021Starting in July, members of our instructional design team will begin reaching out to lead faculty of legacy courses — online and hybrid courses that were designed and taught in a previous semester — to prepare course sites for the fall 2021 semester. If changes or updates to the course design are requested, the instructional designer assigned to that … Continue reading June 2021: OCI – Online Course Planning and Development