Katherine Conway

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Evaluation On the Completion of 12 Online Courses | New blog by Katherine Conway

On completion of the CHEP (Certified Higher Education Professional) course, I have learned the importance of effective engagement and support for students who are taking Online Courses. First impressi...

Aspects of research from Chickering & Ehrmann (1997) that I find particuliarly useful for Online Learning | New blog by Katherine Conway

I have found it interesting that Chickering & Ehrmann were able to include a focus on e-learning practices, within the original work developed by Chickering and Gamzon (1987). Chickering and Ehrm...

Validity & Reliability | New discussion by Katherine Conway

  I found it interesting looking at the concepts of Validity and Reliability. You can complete research that is Reliable without being Valid, but you cannot have Validity without the research ...

Importance of individualized feedback in addition to Rubric | New comment by Katherine Conway

Following a recent Webinar, I see ways to personalize the Rubric grading process. Having an Analytical approach vs Holistic means greater feedback can be given to students. It is also important for...

Importance of individualized feedback in addition to Rubric | New discussion by Katherine Conway

The Rubric can often become an automated response that is comprised of clicking on multiple criteria boxes with little individualized or meaningful feedback included in the process. Generic responses ...

Granting Additional points how to show fairness and integrity in the process | New blog by Katherine Conway

I try to think of new and innovative ways to motivate my online students. Giving extra credit, having some additional course work, optional vs mandatory. My dilemma is that some students may feel it i...

Incorporating a lecturer | New comment by Katherine Conway

I agree Cassandre, having the availability of Blogs, Hyperlinks, Chats and various multi-media sources  makes the Online environment "Dynamic". A recent research article I read "A Learning Ana...

Great module | New comment by Katherine Conway

Good points Cassandre, Optimizing student interaction early is important, as it takes one to two weeks to know your different student personality types I try to interact early with the Student...