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Improving Your Hybrid/Online Course with Quality Matters

Join us for a faculty led workshop!

Monday, November 6, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Engineering : 102
Join our faculty panel to learn and discuss the benefits of using Quality Matters (QM) to review your existing hybrid/online courses and develop a course improvement plan. During this session, we will discuss foundational concepts of Quality Matters, the essential standards, and the concept of alignment. 

Following this presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Identify key ways to make improvements to  their courses
  • Prioritize QM concepts during redesign
  • Identify campus or external resources that are available in support of these efforts
Panelists Bios: 

Dr. Karen Watkins-Lewis is a lecturer in the department of psychology
(Universities at Shady Grove campus), where she teaches courses in
experimental psychology, research methods, child development and
aggression. She earned her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology (with
concentrations in Socio-Culture and Education) from Howard University in
Washington, D.C. Dr. Lewis has successfully completed several Faculty
Development and Alternative Delivery Program (ADP) training courses,
including Skill Builder and Course Designer training workshops. She has
developed proficiencies in Blackboard and supporting technologies.

Neha Raikar is a full-time lecturer in the department of Chemical Engineering at University of Maryland, Baltimore County from 2016. She has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from University of Massachusetts Amherst and has worked for three years in Unilever Research as a research scientist.Her teaching philosophy is to make learning enjoyable while promoting critical thinking and analysis. Her aim is to develop courses with strong theoretical foundation while providing students with hands-on experience. She is also interested course redesign using novel approaches.

Lunch will be provided to all registered participants, please click “I Can Attend” below to reserve your seat for this session. Please email instructionaltechnology@umbc.edu and note any dietary restrictions. The deadline to register for this event is Monday, October 30.

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