Next-Generation Technology Impacts on Quality in Online Learning
Spicing It Up! Quality Course Design for the Digital Age
Jane Sprangers, Instructor, Hennepin Technical College
Jane Sprangers is a blended/online instructor at Hennepin Technical College. She has earned a graduate certificate in online teaching and is a Quality Matters Master Reviewer. Her background as a practicing veterinarian gives her a unique perspective on creating engaging, interactive learning experiences for her biology students.
Are you interested in "new" ways to boost learner engagement in your course? Do you wish you could enhance your course activities but aren't sure where to start? Do you want to create a course that is easy to maintain, AND meets QM Standards? Then this session is for you! Come explore ways to "spice up" your course by incorporating web-based activities. OERs, virtual projects and more while keeping in mind the all-important concept of alignment. These "hot tips" will get you on your way to promoting learner interaction in your courses!
Learning Objectives
Identify area(s) within a course that could be enhanced through the use of online resources.
Develop a strategy for locating online resources to supplement current course materials.
Formulate a plan for incorporating web-based resources, media, activities, etc. into an existing or new course.
Audience: Faculty 
Audience: Administrator
Audience: Instructional Designer