Chadron State College maintains many campus memberships related to teaching and learning. If you are interested in finding out more about any of these memberships, please contact Mary Jo Carnot
"Quality Matters is a faculty-centered, peer review process that is designed to certify the quality of online and blended courses." For information about how to sign up for a Quality Matters class, please contact Dr. Jo Forstrom firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Mary Jo Carnot email@example.com
The Quality Matters course review process is based on the Quality Matters rubric, a set of standards for design of online courses. You can get more information about the Quality Matters rubric and the course review process from Mary Jo Carnot at firstname.lastname@example.org
In Spring 2014, two faculty members had their courses certified by Quality Matters,
Nathanial Gallegos was the first. His class MGMT 639 - 79 LEGAL AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS was certified in February 2014.
Kerma Crouse's HPER 233 was certified in April 2014.
New Media Consortium (NMC) http://www.nmc.org/about is an international community of experts in educational technology — from the practitioners who work with new technologies on campuses every day; to the visionaries who are shaping the future of learning at think tanks, labs, and research centers; to its staff and board of directors; to the advisory boards and others helping the NMC conduct cutting edge research"
NMC offers free webinars to members.
Find out more at http://www.nmc.org/events
WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) http://wcet.wiche.edu/
"WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies accelerates the adoption of effective practices and policies, advancing excellence in technology-enhanced teaching and learning in higher education."
"Founded in 1979, the Association for Integrative Studies is the professional association devoted to interdisciplinarity. Interdisciplinarity combines the insights of knowledge domains to produce a more comprehensive understanding of complex problems, issues, or questions ranging from comparison to fully realized integration." The organization will change its name to the Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, effective January 1, 2013.
"AGLS serves colleges and universities by fostering strong General Education programs. General Education is that part of the curriculum required of all students and dedicated specifically to liberal learning - the development of knowledge, skills, values, and habits of mind characteristic of an educated person. The members of AGLS comprise a community intent upon improving liberal learning by advocating the centrality of general education and supporting its continuous improvement."
"POD Network - developing and supporting practitioners and leaders in higher education dedicated to enhancing learning and teaching.”"
"The International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (ISSOTL) serves faculty members, staff, and students who care about teaching and learning as serious intellectual work. The goal of the Society is to foster inquiry and disseminate findings about what improves and articulates post-secondary learning and teaching.”"http://www.issotl.org/