If you are enrolled in a QM course or working on designing a course to meet QM standards, make an appointment when you need help with alignment, accessibility, or course design. CTI is your partner as create your online D2L classroom.
Whether you are want to learn basics of document design or want to learn advanced skills to use the computer more efficiently, we can help you improve the computer skills you need to build and maintain your classes. We can work on Microsoft Office, Soft Chalk, D2L, Camtasia, and other programs that will help you build your courses and make your curriculum accessible and engaging.
Students benefit from having clear, measurable learning objectives. When you are writing your course and module objectives, be sure to:
* Write your messages from a student perspective
* Use action verbs (here is a list of Bloom’s Taxonomy of Measurable Verbs)
To meet QM standards, it is important to have program objectives, course objectives, and module objectives. We can create these together in an instructional design appointment.
As you are creating resources for your students, you can design with accessibility in mind. The National Center on Disability and Access to Education has one page accessibility “cheatsheets” to help anyone who is
creating accessible content.
Instructional Design for Accessibility
PDF Conversion in Word
Creating Accessible Electronic Content
Identifying Web Accessibility Issues
Captioning YouTube Videos
CTI is available to help you create content that will be accessible to a variety of learners.
CTI can help you create a course that meets QM standards. As you are designing your course, contact us if you have questions or would like more detailed information about these elements:
Overview of the course
General course overview
Guide of the course navigation
What to do first
Course policies, procedures, and requirements
Student support information
Modules will reflect your class, but in general, there should be a module for discussion, for support, and one module per unit.
Course Assignment and Assessment Setup
CTI will help you with the D2L tools to build your course assignments and assessments.
Course Grade Setup
It is a good practice to set up your assignments and grades before the semester starts. CTI will help you with this process.
Course Resource Setup
CTI can help you find open-source and publisher-created resources to add to D2L for your course. We can also help you record videos and create content in our labs. For more information on what services we offer, go to Computer Services or give us a call.