Academic Partnerships
Professional Development for Online Teaching

Teaching and Learning in the Accelerated Online Environment

Alexis Miller, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Jeff Zimmerman, Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership, present their experience teaching online along with current best practices. This presentation reviews the general differences in preparing face-to-face and online courses, the process of moving and condensing face-to-face courses to an online classroom, and the best practices for developing and teaching online.

Quality Matters Presentation

Preparing to teach an AP course online? Not sure what Quality Matters is or what a QM review involves? This presentation explains more about Quality Matters and the review process from Dr. Tamara O’Callaghan (English), a certified QM Reviewer. In addition, hear from your colleague, Dr. Michelle Teschendorf (Nursing), about the experience of undergoing a QM review with an AP course and successfully meeting the expectations to “pass” the review.

Academic Coaches Video

Information About Accelerated Programs

Departmental Excellence in Online Education Award

Description: These awards are designed to recognize departments that have engaged in NKU’s new accelerated online initiative with demonstrated excellence in online teaching and learning. Award amounts: One $10,000 award and two $5,000 awards
Criteria: Successful departments will demonstrate excellence in the following areas: 1) commitment to well-designed course materials, 2) creative use of instructional technologies, 3) effective and innovative online teaching practices that result in student engagement and satisfaction, 4) commitment to fostering the academic success of online students
Requirements:  Successful departments must: 1) be delivering an academic program or offering supporting coursework in the fully online format, 2) demonstrate excellence in online teaching and learning.

Nominations for this award will be taken in Fall 2018.