May 2023 Newsletter


Transitioning to Ultra

Tour a course and learn about how you can be an early adopter of Ultra.


Hybrid Initiative

As Marshall scales up hybrid offerings, the Design Center is piloting an alternative process for course approval. Check out the Hybrid Course Checklist.

NC-SARA Annual Data Collection

NC-SARA (National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements) is currently conducting their annual data collection. Learn more about Marshall’s role in this process.

Faculty Spotlight:

Dr. Laura Stapleton

Read about Dr. Laura Stapleton, winner of the Council of Chairs Award for Excellence in Teaching, and her Belongingness Project.

Upcoming Events & Workshops:

Ultra Academy Training/Certification
May 29th- Virtual Event


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Online Best Practices: Transparency

Transparent course design can improve academic confidence and motivation, especially for distance learners. Read about transparent teaching methods and the Ultra tools that support transparency.

Tech Tool Tip of the Month: Mural

Learn about how you can use Mural with Ultra to foster engagement and community.

In the Know: Development Shells

We address frequently asked questions about how to request development shells, the lifespan of a course shell, and more.

Info to Share with your Students:

  • Office of Career Education: The Office of Career Education can connect students to the right resources and help them build job-seeking skills.
  • Community Cares Week(May 23-26): Join the Marshall community for volunteer opportunities, “plus food, fellowship and FUN!” It’s not too late to volunteer, stop by the information table May 23rd-26th before the 9am or 1pm shift to get a spot!

The Marshall Online Team

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