Learn to identify who at your institution needs to be involved in the accreditation process, what kind of data and documentation you need to collect, how to determine any current deficiencies in your processes, and how to develop a plan to bridge any gaps and prepare for any accreditation event.
This white paper helps create a plan for measuring the success of faculty development efforts. Learn strategies to assess existing programs and how to improve.
This white paper prepares you to make changes to your feedback practices, guides you to appropriate technologies, and promotes a holistic feedback approach that can help you shake any negative associations with feedback. After reading this report, you will be ready to immediately save time, improve relationships with your students, and increase learning.
Potential legal risks need not deter instructors from incorporating relevant and compelling resources into their online distance courses. Awareness of current copyright and fair use law enables instructors to teach confidently and effectively. This white paper interprets recent court cases and offers institutions a framework to use in making their own copyright determinations.
What your institution needs to do to remain compliant depends on where your students are and how their home states authorize institutions to educate their citizens. And the onus is on your institution to figure out what, if anything, you need to do—all on a state-by-state basis. It sounds daunting, but this white paper can simplify things for you.
Many familiar forms of assessment don’t work well—or at all—in a web-based format. Assessing students online requires fresh thinking, new ideas, and a willingness to embrace the latest technologies and methods for measuring learning in an online course. This 48-page White Paper delivers updated assessment techniques tailored to the strengths of internet-based learning.
All sorts of things can go wrong when you’re running a student organization. Your students could be injured at an event or transportation accidents may occur en route to an off-site event. Facilities or property may be damaged. This white paper explains risk management for these situations in plain English (not Legal-ese) so that you can take the steps necessary to safeguard organizational activities and reduce potential problems
Service-learning is a popular pedagogical option in many disciplines, but doing it right requires extensive preparation. You want your service-learning program to offer a rigorous academic experience for your students while also genuinely benefiting your community partner. This 40-page white paper explores ten essential elements that will contribute to the success of your service-learning program.
A white paper on retention strategies for first-generation students that effectively support, assist, and validate this population to increase graduation rates.
The eQuality Model is a highly adaptable program designed to continuously improve the quality and integrity of online and distance education learning. You can learn how to adapt this model and develop your own comprehensive quality program in Ensuring Online Program Quality with the eQuality Model: A Magna Publications White Paper.
There are seven common styles of student disruption, and each requires a different strategy for prevention and response. This 40-page white paper provides the guidelines instructors need to overcome the behavioral challenges of the college classroom and get back to the important work of teaching.
New instructors need to know many things immediately. This white paper offers strategies on writing a syllabus, setting learning goals, managing a classroom, grading, and creating assignments, quizzes, and tests.
Learn how to recognize and respond to the warning signs that indicate a student leader is nearing a crisis point and strategies on how to help.