reta has written 19 posts for Instructional Design Center

Open Ed Student Letter

Please download and read the USNH Open Education Student  Letter before completing the Informed Consent survey

USNH Open Ed Initiative and ATI-2016

Nine GSC faculty were among ~45 USNH faculty who participated in 6th Annual ATI (2016) earlier this spring where they learned about and worked on Read More…

Faculty Presence in an Online Course

One of the challenges of teaching in an online environment is creating and maintaining a sense of presence. It is possible and necessary.

SP16: Online-Hybrid-Blended Updates

Updates for faculty teaching Online, Hybrid & Blended Courses

Course Review & Instructional Design

Using the Course Review Checklist and instructional design support will improve your course design, usability as well as student engagement and success.

Face-to-Face & Supplemental Course Review

This checklist is used by Academic Affairs staff and faculty to review the supplemental use of Moodle to accompany face-to-face and other GSC courses.

Online, Hybrid, & Blended Course Review Checklist

This checklist is used by Academic Affairs staff and faculty to review the online, hybrid & blended courses for required & essential components of a Read More…

Online, Hybrid & Blended Course Schedules

Schedule for the development and delivery of the online, hybrid and blended courses.

USNH Academic Technology Institute ~ 2014

During the last week of May approximately 40 faculty from the four USNH institutions (GSC, KSC, PSU, UNH) gathered in Durham, NH to participate in Read More…

Preparing to Teach Online: One Size Does Not Fit All

Reta Chaffee presents at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Spring Focus Session: Faculty Engagement and Development, Effective and Innovative Practice.

Course Evaluation Rubric (Post-Launch)

This rubric is a tool to help faculty review their online & hybrid courses after the start of the term.

Dr. José Bowen – “Teaching Naked” at Keene State College

Dr. Jose Bowen, musician, author and scholar, presented his workshop, Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of Your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning, at Read More…

Meet the Staff: Reta Chaffee, MS, MIA

Reta Chaffee is the Director of Educational Technology at Granite State College. Reta manages the Educational Technology Department which provides leadership in evaluating, implementing and Read More…

Faculty Spotlight: David Pook, Ph.D.

David Pook has been teaching for close to 20 years now at both the high school and college level. He is a faculty member at Read More…

MOOCs: Think Again

By now you have likely heard about MOOCs in the news.  They are Massive Open Online Courses and if you’re not quite sure what this Read More…

About Schedules & Updates

Granite State College operates on a quarterly system with four terms each academic year:  Fall (12 weeks), Winter (12 weeks), Spring (12 weeks), Summer (8 Read More…

ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students Use of Technology

Each year since 2004, the EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research (ECAR) conducts research on undergraduate students use of information technology in their academic experiences. The Read More…

GSC Student Team Ranks #1 in Glo-Bus Simulation Game

Last week, Dr. Mike Russell, Senior Lecturer in Business Management, received some good news from Glo-Bus, an online business management simulation game. One of the Read More…

GSC Educational Technology Mission

The GSC Ed Tech Department provides leadership in evaluating, implementing and promoting effective and innovative educational technologies and methodologies that support excellence in teaching and Read More…