What you will achieve
By the end of this series, you will be able to:
- create the building blocks of online teaching, including content, assessment, interaction, and media for a course to be offered online either immediately or sometime in the future;
- learn and share among peers various modes of teaching online;
- use common digital tools to create online courses;
- articulate and apply standards for the evaluation of online courses;
- earn a certificate for online teaching.
How are you assessed
To earn a certificate, you will need to achieve 80% or above in the total grade, which will be distributed as follows (most of the assignments are related to the development of your own courses):
How are the workshops structured?
The workshops will be divided into eight sessions, with six meetings and two online sessions. For face-to-face meetings we will use a flipped classroom model, by asking you to read and watch before the sessions. When we meet mainly for demonstrations, discussions, and development of your courses.
- Understanding online instruction
- Setting up your courses (online)
- Assessing learning
- Creating content
- Facilitating interaction
- Using media
- Increasing accessibility
- Supporting learning (online)
What Materials Will Be Used?
Stavredes, T., & Herder, T. (2014). A guide to online course design: strategies for student success. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, ISBN: 978-1-118-46266-9 Will be provided by the Adams Center
Other materials will be posted in Canvas