MOQI Workshops & Webinars: Spring 2018

Low Cost/ No Cost Workshops & Webinars

Minnesota Online Quality Initiative (MOQI) is sponsoring the following low cost/ no cost workshops and webinars during March, April & May.

For questions about any of these workshops or webinars, please contact Elizabeth.mcmahon@northlandcollege.edu or Rocallaghan@winona.edu


QUALITY MATTERS WORKSHOPS – {Face-to-Face}

Improving Your Online Course (IYOC): March 23 10am – 2:30pm
Location: Rochester Community and Technical College

The “Improving Your Online Course” workshop explores the QM Rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online and blended courses. Participants use the QM Rubric to review their own course and develop a course improvement plan. It is highly recommended that you have an online or blended course to work on during this workshop. Cost: $35

Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR):  April 6 8:30am – 4pm
Location: Rochester Community and Technical College

The Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR) workshop is QM’s flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and the process of using the QM Rubric to review online or blended courses. This workshop will give faculty experience applying some of the QM standards to an online course, explore challenges and solutions of online or blended course design and collaborate with other faculty. This workshop is the pre-requisite to taking the course for becoming a Certified Peer Reviewer. It is also a great workshop for those interested in learning more about the rubric and how it is used to review and suggest changes for course improvement. Cost: $45

Improving Your Online Course (IYOC): April 12 10am – 3:00pm
Location: Anoka Ramsey Community College

The “Improving Your Online Course” workshop explores the QM Rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online and blended courses. Participants use the QM Rubric to review their own course and develop a course improvement plan. It is highly recommended that you have an online or blended course to work on during this workshop. Cost: $35

For more information and to register for these workshops: MOQI Workshop Registration


Quality Matters Workshops {Online}

Improving Your Online Course (IYOC): May 15 – May 29 {all online- no class meetings}

The “Improving Your Online Course” workshop explores the QM Rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online and blended courses. Participants use the QM Rubric to review their own course and develop a course improvement plan. It is highly recommended that you have an online or blended course to work on during this workshop. Cost: $35

Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR):  April 10 – April 24  {all online- no class meetings}

The Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR) workshop is QM’s flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and the process of using the QM Rubric to review online or blended courses. This workshop will give faculty experience applying some of the QM standards to an online course, explore challenges and solutions of online or blended course design and collaborate with other faculty. This workshop is the pre-requisite to taking the course for becoming a Certified Peer Reviewer. It is also a great workshop for those interested in learning more about the rubric and how it is used to review and suggest changes for course improvement. Cost: $45

For more information and to register for these workshops: MOQI Workshop Registration


COURSE DESIGN WEBINARS {FREE ONLINE WEBINARS}

Minnesota Online Quality Initiative (MOQI) offers a series of free course design webinars. You can choose to take one, a few, or all of them as your schedule permits and they can be taken in any order.

The primary purpose of these sessions is to introduce participants to course design principles and best practices for effective teaching with technology. A list of the webinar descriptions and objectives is attached. There are only a few sessions left this spring and seats are filling up. With each webinar comes a D2L Module that we have created on the System D2L Site.

To register for these free, one-hour webinars: MOQI Eventbrite registration

MOQI Webinar Schedule – Spring 2018

Date Session
March 21, 2018 12:00 PM Lights, Camera, Action…Recorded Lectures
March 28, 2018 12:00 PM Accessibility, UDL, and You
April 4, 2018 12:00 PM Mediaspace for Recorded Lectures
April 25, 2018  12:00 PM Tips to Improve Navigation, Usability, and Organization in Your Online or Blended Course

Workshops and Webinars – Fall 2017

As you plan your fall calendar, please consider participating in one or more of these upcoming professional development opportunities.

On the MOQI Calendar

MOQI Webinars

New and starting this fall are a series of webinars focused on best practices for online and blended course design. Descriptions and registration information for these FREE webinars is included on the MOQI Eventbrite registration page.

Learning Objectives: What, Why, Where, and When

  • Date: Oct. 4, 2017    12 pm – 1 pm
  • Date: Feb. 28, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm

The Alphabet of Assessment

  • Date: Nov. 1, 2017     12 pm – 1 pm
  • Date: March 7, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm

Tips to Improve Navigation, Usability, and Organization in Your Online or Blended Course

  • Date: Jan. 24, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm
  • Date: April 18, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm

Increase Student Engagement Using Discussion Boards

  • Date: Oct. 25, 2017     12 pm – 1 pm
  • Date: Feb. 14, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm

Lights, Camera, Action…Recorded Lectures

  • Date: Nov. 15, 2017     12 pm – 1 pm
  • Date: March 21, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm

Mediaspace for Recorded Lectures

  • Date: Jan. 10, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm
  • Date: April 4, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm

Quality Matters Workshops – Fall Dates

Descriptions and registration information

WORKSHOP/ COURSE NAME DATE AND TIME LOCATION
Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop (face-to-face) Cost: $45
More Details
Date: September 15, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM – 4 PM
Rochester Community College

Heintz Center – Rm 117
1926 College View Road East, Rochester, MN 55904

Improving Your Online Course Workshop (Online) Cost: $35
More Details
Sept. 26 – Oct. 10, 2017 Online over 2 weeks. No class meetings – is completely online.
Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop (Online) Cost: $45
More Details
Oct. 24 – Nov. 7, 2017 Online over 2 weeks. No class meetings – is completely online.
Improving Your Online Course Workshop (face-to-face) Cost: $35
More Details
Date: October 27, 2017
Time: 10 AM – 2:30 PM
Rochester Community College

Heintz Center – Rm 117
1926 College View Road East, Rochester, MN 55904

Improving Your Online Course Workshop (Online) Cost: $35
More Details
Nov. 7 – Nov. 21, 2017 Online over 2 weeks. No class meetings – is completely online.
Peer Reviewer Course (PRC) Cost: $100
More Details
New sessions start every month. Dates are listed on the QM website. MOQI pays 50% of registration fee. Contact us for details. Online over 2 weeks. No class meetings – is completely online.
Master Reviewer Course (MRC) Cost: $150
More Details
New sessions start every month. Dates are listed on the QM website. MOQI pays 50% of registration fee. Contact us for details Online over 2 weeks. No class meetings – is completely online.

Contact us with questions about any of these professional development opportunities!