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Best Practices for Teaching Online May 1- May 15 Workshop

The Center for Teaching & Learning is offering a two-week workshop focused on best practices for teaching online. This workshop will orient participants to online teaching pedagogies through synchronous and asynchronous discussions and hands-on activities. Participants will review pedagogical practices and technology resources, join synchronous and asynchronous discussions, and work with digital tools in either the Blackboard or G-Suite environment.

Workshop Overview

Module 1 – Creating a welcoming online learning environment
Module 2 – Structuring an online course and an effective syllabus
Module 3 – Developing online content
Module 4 – Engaging students in an online environment
Module 5 – Online assessment

Learning Outcomes

As participants in this workshop, faculty will be able to:

    1. offer a student-centered learning experience in an online learning environment;
    2. support students in achieving essential learning objectives creatively and flexibly;
    3. re-imagine face-to-face pedagogies and projects in an online environment;
    4. demonstrate competency in choosing and using digital tools for teaching remotely;
    5. design effective online learning activities that engage students in the learning process, and support the achievement of intended student learning outcomes;

Additional Information

      • Depending on the number and makeup of the registrants, discipline-specific discussion groups will be formed.
      • This workshop will be offered on both Blackboard and Google Classroom. Participants may indicate their preferences in the registration form below.
      • This workshop will be offered on both Blackboard and Google Classroom. Participants may indicate their preferences in the registration form below.
      • Participants can expect to spend about 10-15 hours working on asynchronous activities, but actual time may vary based on prior experience.
      • Upon successful completion* of this intensive workshop, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion and compensation of $500 for their participation.
        *Successful completion of the workshop includes completing assigned workshop activities and participating in discussion forums, hands-on activities, and a syllabus draft.
      • Workshop participants will have access to sustained pedagogical advice and technical support from the Center for Teaching & Learning

Please complete this registration form no later than April 28, 2020:
https://bit.ly/3chULVU

Questions can be directed to Rowena Li (rowena.li@qc.cuny.edu), Jean Kelly (jean.kelly@qc.cuny.edu) or Michelle Fraboni (michelle.fraboni@qc.cuny.edu). For more information on teaching online, visit https://keepteaching.qc.cuny.edu/

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