Sunday, October 27th, 2019
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Workshops
San Antonio 5
The ABCs of Quality Online Learning Research: Applied, Beneficial, Centered
After discussing recent findings, unique challenges and future opportunities, participants will be guided in applying the Quality Matters Research Toolkit and the Research Decision-Making Tree related to student retention and/or learning. Participants will work in small groups to create basic research plans for conducting Applied research that is Beneficial to all stakeholders and Centered on previous scholarly research.
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Dr. Bethany Simunich, Director, Online Pedagogy and Research, Kent State University
Bethany Simunich is the Director of Online Pedagogy & Research at Kent State University. Dr. Simunich has worked with QM for many years, including as a Master Reviewer, APPQMR & IYOC Facilitator, and Senior Research Colleague. Currently, she is co-State Lead for the QM Ohio Consortium, as well as a QMC and CRM for Kent. She creates and facilitates professional development for instructional designers and online instructors, and is a Facilitator for QM's ABCs of Online Learning Research workshop.