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Online Instruction: How Can Media Richness Theory and Social Presence Theory Help Me Improve?

Attrition rates are 10% to 20% higher in online courses than their face-to-face counterparts. While online course formats offer convenient methods of instruction, poor course development often leads to high attrition rates. This facilitated discussion explores how applying Media Richness Theory (MRT) and Social Presence Theory to online course design and instruction can aid overall…

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Easily Convert Your PowerPoint Slide Deck to an E-Learning Course

E-Learning course development can be as simple as taking an existing PowerPoint presentation and converting it into an E-learning module.  Use PowerPoint—a tool you already know—to create presentation‑based courses for any device, faster than ever. Articulate Presenter 360 lets you import and record audio, import and embed video, web objects, and interactive content to your…

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Webinar | Universal Design for Learning: Creating Learning for All

Schools and the workplace are filled with diverse learners. One-size-fits-all eLearning may not meet all learners’ needs. How can we design eLearning and our training materials to reduce barriers and meet the needs of all learners? Please join UCI Division of Continuing Education in welcoming Dr. Jean Marrapodi, Senior Learning Architect for Illumina Interactive Learning,…

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Webinar – Stackable Credentials, MicroCredentials & Badges: Create Revenue Opportunities That Enhance Educational & Career Opportunities for Your Students

Sixty-four percent of higher education institutions surveyed* see alternative credentialing as a future strategy with revenue generating possibilities. Credential innovation is an emerging opportunity in higher education, from microcredentials to digital badges, from competency-based and clickable transcripts to stackable credentials.     Is your institution capitalizing on this revenue potential and opportunity to better serve…

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Creating Digital Badges to Incentivize Participation in Faculty Development

While many institutions have used digital badges as an alternative way to recognize the skills and knowledge developed by students, some are also starting to use this approach in their in-house professional development programs – especially in faculty development programs.  By offering well-designed badges that accompany these programs, you can boost both participation and impact.…

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Launching a Successful Competency-Based Education Program

Over the past few years, hundreds of institutions have considered creating and launching a new competency-based education (CBE) program. Launching these programs can be overwhelming – successful programs require new knowledge and rethinking the way we do business. In this online training, your instructor will walk you through the important steps to create and launch…

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Online Educational Resources Part II

What are Open Educational Resources (OERs)?  How can I find them?  How can I use them?  During this presentation we will discuss various OERs available, and discuss how your students can benefit from integrating these resources into your course. Learning Objectives: List 3 OERs Describe the benefits of OERs Demonstrate how OERs can be integrated…