Online Teaching Workshops

OSU Ecampus offers a variety of training sessions throughout the year to help faculty who are new to teaching online or those who want to expand their skill set as instructors.

New instructor training session for Winter 2018

A new instructor training is available prior to the start of each term. This training is delivered simultaneously live and online. The two-hour session includes information about online instructional strategies as well as Canvas basics. 

  • When: Friday, December 15, 9:00-11:00 a.m.
  • Where: Willamette West (Valley Library room 3622) and online

Missed the training? Please contact Karen Watte to access a recording.

Teaching an Online Course self-paced workshop

This two-week, self-paced course is designed primarily for instructors who are new to online teaching and will be instructing a course that has already been developed. The workshop will give you the opportunity to experiment with many of the Canvas tools that you may be asked to use in your own course. If you've never taken an online course before, this will also give you a chance to sample online learning from the student's perspective. 

  • When: Year-round (self-paced)
  • Where: Online only

Actively Engaging Students in an Online Course workshop

This three-week, online workshop will introduce you to tools and techniques that can be used in an online course to ensure students are fully involved in the learning process. It will emphasize research-based teaching strategies that will positively impact your students' experiences in the online classroom.

The workshop will demonstrate how you can engage students in three ways: student-to-content, student-to-instructor, and student-to-student. The time commitment for this class is approximately nine hours of asynchronous learning over three weeks.

  • Who: Any faculty teaching online
  • When: Weeks 8-10 of each term during the academic year (next start date is Feb. 26, 2018)
  • Where: Online only
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