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Distance Learning Quality Initiative (DLQI)
Standards and best practices for distance learning instruction
Teaching and Learning Commons
The Office of the Associate Provost for Graduate Education (OAP-GE), Information Technology and Communication Services (ITACS), and the Dudley Knox Library partner to function as an integrated team and community of practice enhancing the quality of NPS teaching and learning (T&L) for residential and distance-learning programs through collaborations that create distinctive and effective learning experiences. Learn more about the TLC, its vision and mission.
COVID-19 Updates for NPS Faculty, Students and Staff
The latest news and information to ensure the NPS campus community is prepared for COVID-19.
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TLC Education Grants - FY21
TLC Education Grants, funded via the TLC’s Data Analytics informing Teaching and Hybrid Learning (DAiTa HL) Initiative, are designed to support instructional improvement efforts by NPS faculty. Grant applications will be accepted from March 1 to March 15, 2021
To learn more about these grant opportunities, please visit the website
TLC Year in Review: Success in the Time of Covid-19 (view PDF)
TLC's 2020 Newsletter has just been published. Thanks to all who contributed.
Events and Trainings
Zoom Parent Support Group
Wednesdays, 1730-1830, starting 24 Feb 2021
Coaching and Mentoring in Technology-Rich Environments
Faculty Workshop, Tuesday, 02 Mar 2021, 1200-1300
Thesis Writers United: Happy Hour Tuesdays and Coffee Hour Fridays
Swap solutions, share progress, and help each other cope.
GWC Write-ins via Zoom, Fridays
Uninterrupted writing time or immediate help and guidance--you choose!
Write-ins are dedicated blocks of time each Friday 1000–1430 when you can concentrate, write, and make progress on a paper or thesis.
On-Demand Trainings for Transitioning your Course to DL
Teaching and Learning Support
Request your Sakai site or Zoom account from CLEhelp@nps.edu or use DL help extension x2020.
Request a Microsoft Team for your class at CLEhelp@nps.edu.
For Teams requests that are not for a class, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.