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Pearson eCollege Course Management System software is Northwest Missouri State University's campus-wide course management software (CMS). The Pearson eCollege CMS is offered in eCompanion format for campus-based, web supplemented courses and for blended courses and the eCourse format for online courses. Course sites are automatically generated each trimester. Faculty can copy content from previous course sites using the Copy Course Content tool found under the Course Admin tab in the course site. Training is offered for one-on-one and groups on the software tools provided and for instructional design. Contact CITE at x-1532 to arrange training. To learn more click here.
ClassLivePro is a live, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and video conferencing tool, powered by Elluminate, for the eCollege platform. This fully-integrated solution allows online instructors to see and hear their students in an entirely virtual classroom.
Contact CITE at x-1532 to arrange training and usage.
Make an online course site more welcoming and visually interesting by adding images and animations specifically designed for the course content. These can be developed and added by the CITE student staff to any eCollege course site. See samples at the Northwest Showcase. Click the 'Projects' menu and then Course Enhancement button. Contact CITE t x-1532 to request course enhancements for your course sites.
The CITE Office develops for faculty digital learning objects to help deliver instructional concepts using multimedia technologies. Learning objects can be developed to help instruct students on specific concepts. These are most useful for online courses and also can be used to supplement face-to-face courses. View learning objects that have been created by visiting the Northwest Showcase. Contact CITE at x-1532 to request a learning object be developed.
The CITE office offers Northwest faculty funding opportunities for the development of online and blended courses and learning objects. CITE seeks proposals from individual and teams of faculty members to develop online undergraduate and graduate courses and graduate-level blended courses. Our goal is to increase access for Northwest students both on and off campus to high quality courses that enrich the students' learning experiences.
Quality Matters is a faculty peer review process for online and blended courses to ensure the quality of online courses. For participating Northwest faculty, the review process assists faculty to:
For information about participating in a Quality Matters review of an online course, please contact the CITE office at x-1532.
CITE has a recording studio where faculty can produce voice and video recordings. Elluminate Live can also be used in the recording studio. Both audio and video can be streamed on the web from the eCompanion/eCourse course sites. CITE also has the ability to create VHS tapes and DVDs from recorded video. Contact CITE at x-1532 for your audio/video needs.
Remark Web Survey software can be used to survey students in a course. This web-based survey allows students to access via a link in a course site or even through email. Data reports are forwarded to the instructor once the survey time period is finished. Contact CITE at x-1532 for survey requests.