Next-Generation Technology Impacts on Quality in Online Learning
From Good to Great
Karen May, Adjunct Faculty, New Mexico State University
Karen May teaches online courses in Business and Office Technology at NMSU Alamogordo. She also serves on the Quality Assurance team and is a Master Reviewer for internal and external Quality Matters review. Previously, she served on the Distance Learning Advisory Board and Standards Committee for Blinn College in Texas.
Sherrell Wheeler, Director of Online Quality Assurance/Associate Professor, New Mexico State University
Sherrell Wheeler coordinates all distance education initiatives at NMSU Alamogordo including Quality Matters training, external reviews, internal review teams, and all other aspects of distance education in an effort to ensure that online students have a positive educational experience. She also teaches online business courses.
Tanya Allred, Associate Professor of English, New Mexico State University
Tanya Allred is an Associate Professor of English at NMSU Alamogordo and teaches online, face-to-face, and hybrid courses. She is a Master Reviewer for internal and external Quality Matters reviews.
This interactive session will share what instructors at NMSU-A have incorporated into their online classrooms to further engage students in active learning. Incorporating QM Standards has led to more creative, interactive classrooms that encourage student participation in their own learning. The presenters will provide attendees the opportunity to share what has worked and what has not worked in their own classrooms. This comprehensive list will be shared with any interested participant via email.
Learning Objectives
Evaluate best practices in effective online teaching.
Identify current tools to engage students in active learning.
Evaluate best practices to encourage student interaction.
Audience: Faculty 
Audience: Administrator
Audience: Instructional Designer