NMIT Online style guide for: Course name
Resources Specific formats/content for this course/programme:Grading
1.Define grading scales appropriate for the course –competency, numerical marking or some other judgementcriteria for formative and summative assessments.2.Consider how the grade book will be used within the course –will students be receiving notification of marks via the onlineassessment modules and the grade-book?3.Consider scales and grade weighting categories for assessment tasks that may apply for other courses within theprogramme.4.These options can be set in the first course and included in acourse template for other courses.
Course/programme specific scales and grading details:Side blocks
The following blocks are recommended for display on allcourses. The location, order and addition of other blocks can bevaried from course to course.People, Administration, Latest News, Recent Additions,Calendar/Upcoming Events, Library Links, Online users, MyCourses.
Additional blocks or variations for this course/programme:Facilitator (Tutor) guide
Have a hidden topic area (usually at the bottom) dedicated toinformation for potential future course teachers.Include a Wiki with narrative notes on aspects of how you seethe course running, any potential issues to consider, workshop or field trip arrangements that need to be made and any designdecisions you feel require explanation. Also add copies of design documents (e.g. course design plan,style guide etc) and assessment details normally hidden fromstudents like pre-prepared tests etc.
Styles and formatting
Where at all possible use standard text and heading stylesavailable in the text editor.That is, don’t apply font sizes and styles unless there is a specificpurpose to highlight a section of text. .
Specific formats/variations for this course/programme
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