Here’s a summary from the Meet-Up at Rogers State University.

Welcome and Introductions

 Identify barriers that attribute to lower students outcomes in online courses vs on-ground courses

Discussion – Tools of Engagement in online courses

  • Forum/discussions
    • Advanced use of multimedia in forum/discussions
  • Gamification
  • Peer Review/Collaboration – Embedded tools to promote collaboration
  • Pitfalls using engagement tools
  •  Incorporation of forums in Advanced Math Courses
  • Statistics
  • Discussion – Accessibility
    • New standards are now being finalized and approved by WCAG 2.0
    • HLC CRAC- Guidelines specific to Guideline 6, 8, and 9
    • HLC – Criteria for evaluating online courses/programs