Course Development and Redevelopment Workshops

Developing an Online Course

“Our online classes and online history bachelor’s program would not be as successful as they are without the substantial assistance and support of the Ecampus Course Development and Training team.” – Katherine Hubler, instructor, School of History, Philosophy and Religion

This workshop is a six-week training session designed to jumpstart the development of your first online course and create course materials appropriate for online learning in a collaborative environment. The workshop is facilitated by the Assistant Director for Ecampus Course Development and Training, Katherine McAlvage, and a team of instructional designers. You’ll receive feedback from a cohort of peers and an instructional designer throughout the workshop.

Workshop details

  • Who: Faculty actively developing an online course (MOU required*)
  • When: Winter 2019 session starts Monday, Jan. 14th (Weeks 2-7 of the term)
  • Where: Online (with several optional face-to-face sessions)
  • How: Commitment of approximately 25 hours total over six weeks

If you successfully complete the workshop and have a signed memorandum of understanding (MOU), you are eligible to receive a $500 department-to-department transfer of funds as part of your course development.

 

Redeveloping an Online Course

This advanced, four-week workshop guides you through an analysis of your current online course and the planning process for a redevelopment in a facilitated environment with a cohort of peers. You will select from a series of deep-dive modules that allow you to explore specific aspects of course design or delivery that you hope to improve in the next iteration of your course.

The final project in each track that you select involves articulating an innovative strategy that you will use to strengthen one aspect of your redeveloped course.

Workshop details

  • Who: Faculty actively redeveloping an online course that they have previously taught (MOU required*)
  • When: Winter 2019 session starts Monday, Jan. 14th (Weeks 2-5 of the term)
  • Where: Online
  • How: Commitment of 15-20 hours total over four weeks

If you successfully complete the workshop and have a signed MOU, you are eligible to receive a $350 department-to-department transfer of funds as part of your course redevelopment.

 

Hybrid Development (HyDev) Workshop

This six-week workshop is offered in a hybrid format to get you off and running with the development of your first hybrid course. You'll learn about hybrid pedagogy and hone your skills for teaching in a hybrid format while working on your blended course design and materials. The workshop is facilitated by Hybrid Initiative Coordinator Cub Kahn and a team of instructional designers. You'll receive feedback from a cohort of peers and an instructional designer throughout the workshop.

Workshop details

  • Who: Faculty actively developing a hybrid course (MOU required*)
  • When: Winter 2019 session starts Monday, Jan. 14th (Weeks 2-7 of the term)
  • Where: Online plus two 90-minute, face-to-face sessions
  • How: Commitment of approximately 25 hours total over six weeks

If you successfully complete the workshop and have a signed MOU, you are eligible to receive a $500 department-to-department transfer of funds as part of your course redevelopment.

 

BlendDesign Workshop

This two-week workshop focuses on high-quality hybrid course design and effective hybrid teaching practices. You will be empowered to design your course to successfully integrate face-to-face and online learning activities in a blended format.  Along the way, you'll receive feedback from a cohort of peers and an instructional designer.

Workshop details

  • Who: Faculty actively developing a hybrid course who have previously completed the Developing an Online Course workshop (MOU required*)
  • When: Winter 2019 session starts Tuesday, Jan. 22nd (Weeks 3-4 of the term)
  • Where: Online plus two 90-minute, face-to-face sessions
  • How: Commitment of 8-10 hours total over two weeks

If you successfully complete the workshop and have a signed MOU, you are eligible to receive a $250 department-to-department transfer of funds as part of your course redevelopment.

 

*Please note: Only faculty who have a signed MOU with Ecampus are eligible to participate in these workshops. If you're not sure whether you have one and you are developing a new course, please email Katherine McAlvage.

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