CU Online Welcomes Lainie Hoffman

Posted by Lainie Hoffman on Mar 28, 2018 3:38:56 PM

Lainie joins us as an Instructional Designer, adding to the CU Online Academic Technology team as we expand our design services. She is excited about the opportunity to collaborate with faculty in creating strong frameworks for online courses, as well as to provide instructional development opportunities. Her strengths include a flexible communication style, an energetic approach to problem-solving, and a strong belief in cooperative experiences.

Along with her enthusiasm, Lainie brings ten years of experience in providing staff and patron education in public libraries. She earned her Master’s degree from CU Denver in Information and Learning Technologies, with an emphasis on adult learning and instructional design. Additionally, Lainie is a founding member and administrator of the Pedago.me online community, which helps connect education design professionals across the country.

A Colorado native, Lainie enjoys Denver’s proximity to excellent mountain trails and loves exploring all the different settings our state provides. She also likes to keep up her reader's advisory skills and is always happy to talk books!

You can contact Lainie by email at lainie.hoffman@ucdenver.edu or phone at 303-315-2315.

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Topics: CU Online

THE CU COLLEGE OF NURSING: A CASE FOR INSTRUCTIONAL PARTNERSHIP

Posted by Jason Drysdale on Feb 6, 2018 3:21:31 PM

A few weeks ago, the CU College of Nursing (colloquially known as the CON) received a well-deserved accolade from U.S. News & World Report—recognition as the fourth best online Master’s in Nursing program in the U.S. There are so many people responsible for this incredible honor—from brilliant, engaged faculty to a fantastic student affairs and diversity team to program directors and deans who empower innovation. I’d like to focus in on a few areas of the organizational culture of the CON that contributed to this success, specifically through the partnerships that characterize the design, teaching, and learning work of the college.

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Topics: CU Online, Instructional Design, College of Nursing, partnership, Collaborative Program Design

Pilot participants needed to test accessibility software

Posted by Kate Miller on Feb 6, 2018 11:51:21 AM

   CU Online invites willing participants - who are interested in a $200 stipend for piloting a new accessibility software, Ally, within their Canvas course to contact Kate Miller at Kate.Miller@ucdenver.edu.

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Topics: CU Online, faculty training, Academic Technology, pilot

Now Introducing – CU Online Mastery Paths!

Posted by Amy Arnold on Feb 6, 2018 9:22:02 AM

Join CU Online in a new approach to professional development: Mastery Paths. A mastery path is a suite of trainings and workshops centered around a single theme related to online teaching and learning. Trainings and workshops in a single path are offered in various modalities, making it convenient for you to join us!

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Topics: CU Online, Online Training, Wrokshops, Webinars, Self-paced, Consultation

Have lunch with CU Online...It's on us!

Posted by Amy Arnold on Feb 6, 2018 8:26:42 AM

We have some new staff here at CU Online and we would love the opportunity to get to know you!

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Topics: Online faculty training, CU Online, Online teaching

Digital media and research resources at the Auraria Library

Posted by Kate Miller on Jan 8, 2018 10:47:48 AM

Digital media is an excellent way to increase student participation and engagement in online courses. If you are Interested in incorporating more digital media into your courses, the Auraria library has a wealth of resources to help you find, make, and edit digital media. Here is an overview of some of the services offered:

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Topics: CU Online, Online learning, Online teaching, Digital age, Auraria Library

'I Teach Online' - Haley Perlus

Posted by Amy Arnold on Jan 5, 2018 8:58:11 AM

 

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Topics: CU Online, , I Teach Online, Faculty Story

Faculty, are you ready for the start of the semester?

Posted by Kate Miller on Jan 3, 2018 8:13:50 AM

The spring 2018 start date is just around the corner! Make sure your course is ready to go on January 16th.

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Topics: Online Classes, CU Online, Canvas, Online teaching

CU Online welcomes a new academic technologist, Bradon Lewis

Posted by Bradon Lewis on Dec 4, 2017 1:06:05 PM


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Topics: Online faculty training, CU Online, Canvas data, Academic Technology

What's coming to Canvas in the Spring 2018 Semester?

Posted by Alexander Karklins on Nov 30, 2017 8:49:06 AM

New Gradebook: Instructors are able to opt-in to a revised gradebook in Canvas. The new gradebook design is based on several years of instructor feedback and features new options for sorting, filtering, and organizing your course's grade information. To enable the feature, go to your course's settings and turn on "New Gradebook" in the Feature Options tab. This article explains the new gradebook in greater detail: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-13333-canvas-release-new-gradebook.

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Topics: CU Online, Canvas, Winter Web Camp, Online Training

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