Several online training options are available on the PASSHE E-Learning Transition Site below. Please note that you will need your PASSHE log-on information to access the site. If you do not have it, please contact Jackie Palumbo.
Virtual, Self-Paced Training: Register for this online training at any time through the PASSHE e-learning transition site. After you register, you will receive a log-on and information directly from the D2L Community to your ESU email.
Weekly Webinars: Pre-recorded webinars on the D2L topics below are available through the PASSHE e-learning site. Please note that once you log in and click on the webinars, you will be directed to the PASSHE "Media Site" where you will need to enter your PASSHE ID again. If you would like to see additional topics in this format please forward your requests to Jennifer Serowick.
"Quality Matters(QM) is a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer review process designed to certify the quality of online courses and online components.
Colleges and universities across the country use the tools in developing, maintaining and reviewing their online courses and in training their faculty."
As part of a PASSHE consortium membership, all the tools and trainings through Quality Matters are available to ESU faculty.
Quality Matters has developed a rubric with 8 broad standards that can be considered best practices in online education:
- Course Overview and Introduction
- Learning Objectives
- Assessment and Measurement
- Resources and Materials
- Learner Engagement
- Course Technology
- Learner Support
Quality Mattersofferes virtual trainings on all 8 standards. To see the schedule of trainings please visit their website.
The Office of Extended Learningcan assist faculty who are interested in developing online courses through structured peer support of other faculty members.
If you are interested or need assistance with any of these programs, please email Jennifer Serowick or call at 570-422-2859.