Resources and Scholarship on Course Outcomes

Arbaugh, J.B. “Does Academic Discipline Moderate CoI-Course Outcomes Relationships in Online MBA Courses?” The Internet and Higher Education, vol. 17, 2013, pp. 16–28. Permalink: https://dalnet-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/f/sicv3p/TN_cdi_proquest_miscellaneous_1364764487 Klein, Howard J., et al. “MOTIVATION TO LEARN AND COURSE OUTCOMES: THE IMPACT OF DELIVERY MODE, LEARNING GOAL ORIENTATION, AND PERCEIVED BARRIERS AND ENABLERS.” Personnel Psychology, vol. 59, no. 3, 2006, pp. […]

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University Services: The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

By Mia Hairston, CETL StaffThe Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning was established as a source of pedagogical expertise for the University of Detroit Mercy faculty. Our mission at the CETL is to: Promote inquiry Inspire perspectives Support methodology Innovate teaching and scholarship This summer, the  CETL staff coordinated an in-house event in conjunction […]

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Utilizing Top Hat and Collaborate Ultra for Student Engagement in Concurrent Synchronous and In-Person Classrooms

By Sonya Kowalski and Traci Stewart, University of Detroit Mercy, McAuley School of Nursing Teaching during the COVID-19 epidemic challenged educators to find creative and engaging ways to connect and meet the needs of students at a pace no one was expecting. Overnight the University was shut down and was reopened in a completely remote […]

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Resources for Fostering a Sense of Community and Connectedness During Times of Change 

Open Educational Resources: The following links offer several free open educational resources which span the disciplines. DOAJ: The Directory of Open Access Journals provides free, Creative Commons access to over 17,000 peer-reviewed journals covering all disciplines. It is a donation and volunteer-supported non-profit based in the UK. https://doaj.org/ MERLOT: The MERLOT system provides access to curated […]

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Teaching & Learning Terminology

Active Learning: Active learning is an umbrella term for any instructional method that encourages student engagement in the learning process, typically via thinking, discussing, investigating, creating and through other methods and activities. The approach suggests that students actively engage in the meaning-making process rather than passively taking in information. Asynchronous Instruction: In online settings, asynchronous […]

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