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Distance Learning Quality Initiative (DLQI)
The DLQI is a two-year collaborative project to define and improve quality standards for distance learning education.
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.
To learn more about these grant opportunities and this year's awardees, 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
Measuring Innovation at the Edge: Utilization of a Dashboard Assessment Tool to Support Remote Students
Online DAITA HL Education Grants Webinar, Thursday, 28 October 2021, 1200-1300
Dr. Blanken and Cecilia will explore the utilization of a “dashboard” assessment tool to support the offering of an existing “Innovation-Design Certificate” for remote student populations.
Leveraging VR/MR for Spatial Reasoning
Online DAITA HL Education Grants Webinar, Friday, 5 November 2021, 1200-1300
As one of the Education Grants awardees, Michael Guerrero will present his work on a usable prototype for a whiteboard-like environment in virtual reality (VR) and how it was utilized to overcome student difficulty understanding challenging concepts in 3D. Video footage taken from the lesson used to derive experimental data as well as a live demo will be shown.
Zoom Parent Support Group
Wednesdays, 1730-1830, starting 24 Feb 2021
GWC & DKL Fall Workshops
Are you looking to polish your paraphrasing? Strengthen your structure? Augment your arguments? The GWC and DKL offer more than two dozen writing-, reading-, and research-themed workshops each quarter. To view fall-quarter sessions, open the workshop descriptions and schedule.
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.