Quality Matters (QM) is a nationally recognized organization that certifies the design of online courses according to a number of criteria, such as organization, clarity, alignment of course goals, accessibility, and others. Similar to peer review, the process for getting a course QM certified involves two or three QM-trained instructors blind reviewing the course and … Continue reading English 314 Earns QM Certification
Emma Murray, a lecturer in the Department of English, has been awarded a 2021–2022 Iowa Artist Fellowship through the Iowa Arts Council and National Endowment for the Arts. You can see the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs website for more information on the award. Congratulations, Emma!
We are pleased to announce that Nicole Allaire, associate teaching professor, is this year’s recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Foundational Speech Communication Courses Award. This award, given annually, recognizes instructors for their excellence in teaching foundational speech communication courses. Awardees receive $200 and a certificate.
Dr. Sarah Huffman, assistant director of the Center for Communication Excellence, was awarded a Miller Open Education Mini-Grant for the 2021-2022 academic year for her project Expanding Research Writing Learning Materials for Application across University Graduate-Level Courses. This grant will make it possible for graduate faculty members instructing courses across the university to access and … Continue reading Dr. Sarah Huffman Receives a Miller Open Education Mini-Grant
Congratulations to graduate student Ivana Rehman (ALT), who received the Graduate College Research Excellence Award (REA) from the Graduate Studies Committee for Summer 2021. The department provides a modest scholarship award to each recipient. Each also receives a letter, certificate, and honor cord from the ISU president and recognition by ISU at commencement.