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Preparing to Teach at a Distance - Online Participation A

Ended Mar 8, 2020
12 credits

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Full course description

Term: Spring 2020

Date: January 17th - March 8th, 2020

Time & Location: Online

In Person Opening Workshop: Thursday , January 17th, 1:00pm - 3:00pm, Torgersen 1120

Instructors: Daron Williams, Larry Cox, Eunice Ofori, Douglas Asante, Kizito Mukuni, Matthew Louvet

Presented By: Technology Enhanced Learning & Online Services (TLOS) & Learning Experience Design (LED)

Zoom: 362-566-3140


This six-week online session begins with an on-site opening workshop for which the date , time and location are listed and with participation available via Zoom.  This is followed by a six-week online offering focused on distance learning course delivery and strategies for teaching at a distance.   It is designed to prepare faculty teaching at a distance for the first time and help improve practices for those with some distance teaching experience. 


Participants will examine strategies, pedagogy, tools, and best practices for distance learning class management, learning activities, and student interaction. Topics within this track include writing clear objectives, structuring your distance learning course, effective communication, student engagement and assessment.


In addition, participants will have the opportunity to receive insight and feedback from faculty of varying levels of experience in teaching at a distance and from a variety of disciplines.