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Robert Piorkowski replied to Hope Windle's discussion OSQR rubric geared for CE? or the QM CPE Rubric
"In addition to Dan's comment below, I'd like to add that you can create additional standards on your own OSCQR rubric.  As an open/editable Google Sheet, you can add rows and insert standards on your own in the current version of…"
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"Hi again Maryam, Bill Pelz now has the honor of teaching those courses (The COTE Instructional Designer Competency Development Program). I'm so glad you liked them! I have been working on the OSCQR (Open SUNY COTE Quality Review) rubric ...…"
Aug 24, 2015
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"Hi Maryam, Great to hear from you! Rob"
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Robert Piorkowski commented on Alexandra M. Pickett's group OSCQR user group
"Hi Christina, We are happy to hear about your positive experience in the Instructional Designer Competency course, OSCQR: Open SUNY Course Quality Review...and also glad that you have joined this group. In the spirit of continuous improvement, we…"
Aug 5, 2015
Robert Piorkowski replied to Donna Simiele's discussion Discussion Topics for Psychology in the group COTE Community Call
"Here are the instructions ... Instructions for Website Discussions: Your first post to this forum should be your Website Review. Copy your review and paste it into the forum using the New Post link . Facilitate the ensuing discussion of your…"
Jul 29, 2015
Robert Piorkowski replied to Donna Simiele's discussion Discussion Topics for Psychology in the group COTE Community Call
"Hi Donna, There are a few courses for observation that might help you in finding useful approaches to discussion for this faculty member: Developmental Psychology (SS 152) -- Developed by Bill Pelz, Herkimer County Community College General…"
Jul 29, 2015
Robert Piorkowski replied to Alexandra M. Pickett's discussion Who are you?
"Thanks so much Martha! I'm so glad you liked it! Have you had the opportunity to use OSCQR yet ... on your own, or with your faculty? I look forward to hearing about your experiences with the rubric. Thanks again!"
Jul 27, 2015
Robert Piorkowski liked Ian August's discussion Interesting Survey about online learning, your thoughts?
Jul 20, 2015
Robert Piorkowski replied to Alexandra M. Pickett's discussion Who are you?
"Hi everyone, I am the Assistant Director for Open SUNY COTE. I work closely with Alex and like her, I have been with SUNY for 15+ years now.  I started my career as an instructional designer in 2000.  In the beginning, we (SLN at the time)…"
Jun 25, 2015
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"Hi Rob, Nice to hear from you.  Will you be at CIT?  Looking forward to catching up.  - Adam"
Apr 28, 2015
Robert Piorkowski replied to Tracy Cofiell Miller's discussion Internal quality review process
"In addition to Dan's comments below, I'd like to offer a few "lessons learned" from our experience with training faculty to apply the QM rubric: 1. Faculty need a clear explanation of the narrow scope of the rubric, in that it…"
Jan 12, 2015
Robert Piorkowski replied to Ian August's discussion Looking for online learning policy advice
"Interesting ... I've heard of several campuses having requirements to train faculty before they teach. A key question ... Do the same requirements exist for F2F faculty? "Probation" sounds threatening. A training program for…"
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about me
I am the Assistant Director of Online Learning at Open SUNY.
email address
robert.piorkowski@suny.edu
my interests
online teaching, online learning, blended learning, effective practices, research, web 2.0, web-enhanced teaching and learning
campus affiliation
Open SUNY
i teach
fully online, face to face, i support faculty that teach online
Open SUNY Fellow Role
Expert Online Instructional Designer

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Pulling back and looking at learning theories

Posted on October 21, 2010 at 10:34am 0 Comments



As a K12 teacher in my formative years, I remember taking education courses while I was teaching high school French to complete my masters. These were required for NYS certification as well as tenure. Like most young teachers, my first years in the classroom were filled with daily, "urgent" needs to have lessons and materials prepared for my students. When I would go to my… Continue

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At 9:19am on April 28, 2015, Adam G. Pilipshen said…

Hi Rob,

Nice to hear from you.  Will you be at CIT?  Looking forward to catching up.  - Adam

At 2:01pm on April 27, 2011, Maureen Larsen said…
Hi Rob -

Hope all is well - I am looking forward to the upcoming QM workshop in June.  Faculty are becoming more interested in QM and I think the presentation will be a great help.  Enjoy the day!
At 12:49pm on January 21, 2011, Amy Valente said…
Hi Rob,
Nice to see you as well! So far, so good in my online class. Several students have already introduced themselves.
I'm looking forward to introducing some new tools in the classroom based on the training! Have a great semester.
Amy
 
 
 

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