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OCTBR - Online Course Building and Teaching Rubric

OCTBR - Online Course Building and Teaching Rubric

The OCTBR (pronounced “October”) tool is a Creative Commons-licensed rubric, and related checklists, developed originally for health science instructors, to provide perspectives and resources for building online courses, assessments and experiences. OCTBR has been influenced by student survey feedback, and excellent Creative Commons-licensed rubrics and tools, namely CSU-Chico’s QOLT (Quality Online Learning and Teaching) instrument, and Joan Van Duzer’s Instructional Design Tips for Online Learning, and reflects on peer-reviewed learning and assessment strategies specific to health science education. OCTBR is explicitly not prescriptive, but offers concrete strategies for integrating best overall practices in online courses, and successful assessment and learning design in the health... Show More


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