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Sandra Johnson, Lead Instructional Consultant, New Mexico State University
Sandy works at New Mexico State University as a lead instructional consultant. She is the coordinator for New Mexico State University's Online Course Improvement Program. Sandy develops workshops, webinars, and resources for educational uses in the classroom focused on improving the quality of online and blended teaching using web technology.
Susie Bussmann, Director, New Mexico State University
Susie works in the Instructional Innovation and Quality (IIQ) unit at New Mexico State University directing several different programs for educational technology, online teaching and learning, support for faculty teaching online, and distance education. With 26+ years as a professional educator her background spans the K-20+ spectrum.
Miley Grandjean, Instructional Consultant, New Mexico State University
Miley is an Instructional Consultant for the Instructional Innovation and Quality unit at New Mexico State University and a certified Quality Matters Master Reviewer for online and blended courses. She also teaches technical writing, business communication, developmental writing (DACC), and Cultural Identity and Representation Across the Media course for NMSU.
Michelle Lebsock, Instructional Consultant, New Mexico State University
Michelle is an Instructional Consultant with Academic Technology under Instructional Innovation and Quality at New Mexico State University. She is a certified Peer Reviewer for Quality Matters and also teaches online. Her focus is Canvas, Adobe Connect, and other A/V tools for online learning.
This presentation will share six years of program evaluation data concerning the Online Course Improvement Program (OCIP) (http://ocip.nmsu.edu) from New Mexico State University. OCIP provides professional development for faculty in a higher education setting who are interested in improving their online or hybrid course. The presenters will share their model of providing support to faculty for improved online course delivery, which is leading to an increase in student satisfaction in online delivery of course content.
Demonstrate how instructional design theory and research, Quality Matters, universal design, and usability concepts are incorporated into the development of e-learning activities for faculty professional development.
Share models of course design using actual courses developed by the participants in the OCIP Program.
Explore different approaches to professional development for online learning that adapts instruction to meet the diverse needs of faculty in higher education.