New to Online: Essentials Part 1, Getting StartedTrack : Online Design
Delivery Mode : Asynchronous Workshop
Levels : Beginner
Eligible for Online Teaching Certificate elective : No
An essential component of successful online teaching is experiencing online learning for yourself. This workshop will provide you with an important online learning experience as you explore the basics of online teaching and learning. You will learn the critical differences between online and face-to-face courses, including faculty and student expectations, role adjustments, and course design and evaluation. Your explorations will include research-based readings, presentations and discussions with other new online teachers. There will also be an hour-long optional (recorded) live session where you will get a chance to meet your facilitator to discuss important topics related to online teaching and ask your questions.
Effective online teaching
Workload and time management
Student readiness and expectations
Differentiate between online and face- to -face courses in terms course design, roles, and expectations
Create a learning resource for your online course based on your readings and explorations during this workshop
Understanding the differences between face to face and online teaching
A learning resource that can be used in your online course
Compilation of resources for further exploration
Course and teaching evaluation tools
This is a weeklong asynchronous workshop, with an optional one-hour synchronous (live) session with the facilitator. The workshop will begin on a Monday and end on the following Sunday. The live session will be held on Monday, on the first day. The workshop will require approximately 6-8 hours of work, including reading research-based articles, viewing presentations, engaging in online discussion forums, and submitting assignments. Total length of time to completion: 7 days.
Who should attend?
Faculty with little or no experience with online teaching
Junior instructional designers