Your Feedback for Missouri Online
We were delighted to receive a robust response to our first survey for faculty and staff across the University of Missouri System’s four campuses. Read Chief Learning Officer Stephanie McClelland’s article about the action steps Missouri Online has planned based on your feedback.
Hypothes.is Course Offerings
Hypothes.is is hosting three new short courses for UM System instructors in the coming weeks. Register now for one or all three training sessions to learn more about using this open-source annotation and highlighting tool for webpages and PDFs in your classes. All participants will receive a complimentary “coffee on us” Starbucks© gift card from the company.
Hypothes.is facilitates active reading. Learn how students can mark, tag or annotate online passages that confuse or intrigue them. Discover ways that faculty can repopulate a text with questions that students answer in annotations or notes. Use the tool to elucidate key points and deepen student engagement with digital texts.
- March 21, 10 to 11 a.m. Annotation Starter: Low Stakes Entry Points to Social Annotation
- March 29, 9 to 10 a.m.: Grading and Feedback with Hypothes.is
- April 6, 2 to 3 p.m.: Hypothes.is and Chat GPT: Leveraging Social Annotation in the Age of AI
Meet & Greets On Your Campus
Missouri Online will host the semester’s final campus Meet & Greets in March. We have already wrapped our get-togethers with faculty and staff from the University of Missouri-St. Louis (March 8) and the University of Missouri-Columbia (March 9). We look forward to visiting with the remaining campuses in person, on your campus. Drop in to pick up some Missouri Online swag, enjoy some refreshments, enter a drawing for prizes, ask questions and talk about your teaching goals.
Team members from all of Missouri Online will be present. Meet representatives from Marketing, Student Lifecycle Services, Program & Course Design Services and Academic Technologies.
- March 15, 2 to 4 p.m. Missouri University of Science and Technology: Curtis Laws Wilson Library, Room 202 | Add to calendar
- March 21, 1 to 3 p.m. University of Missouri-Kansas City: Student Union, Room 301 | Add to calendar
One Button Studio at UMSL
In partnership with the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL), Missouri Online has established One Button Studio in Lucas Hall, Room 524. This state-of-the-art facility was set up specifically for faculty with the goal of simplifying the process of creating and editing videos for classes. With the touch of a single button, faculty can now produce professional-quality video cuts that engage students and further enhance learning. Learn more or contact us via email to find out how we can support media use on your campus!
Missouri Online was created to support digital education and encourage significant enrollment growth in online programs across our four universities. Our team of instructional designers and developers, learning technologists, student services professionals, program coordinators and marketing specialists are here to assist you.