Standards of Quality in Online Teaching

Fall 2018 “Charting the Course” Series

Charting the Course: Check List for Building an Online Course

This introductory workshop is designed to assist instructors who are developing an online course at SCTCC. Participants will explore what it takes to build effective and user-friendly online and hybrid courses. We will review best practices of quality online course design, share tips and hints from online instructors, and reveal professional development resources. Whether you are building your first online course or enhancing a current course, these tips, tools, and professional development resources will help!

Dates/Times Offered (Choose 1):           Wednesday, October 10, 1-1:50 PM

To Register email Trainer:                        Susan Engel (SEngel@sctcc.edu)

Room:                                                           1-409

Materials Needed:                                      Bring your laptop as well as the syllabus and outcomes for one of your courses
 

Charting the Course, Part I: Ensuring Outcome and Objective Alignment

Prerequisites: Completion of “Charting the Course: Check List for Building an Online Course” is helpful. This session is also for faculty members who use D2L extensively in their face-to-face courses and are interested in or currently teaching hybrid or online courses.

This workshop will review best practices of quality online course design. Participants will discuss the concept of alignment within curriculum design. Through guided practice, participants will create and align course outcomes to module/unit objectives in one of their courses.

Dates/Time Offered:                                     Wednesday, October 31, 1-1:50 PM

To Register email Trainer:                           Susan Engel (SEngel@sctcc.edu)

Room:                                                              1-409

Materials Needed:                                         Bring your laptop and syllabus/outcomes for one of your courses
 

Charting the Course, Part II: Connecting Outcomes and Objectives to Course Activities

Prerequisites: Completion of “Charting the Course, Part I”.

Building upon the work completed in Part I, this workshop asks participants to review the ways in which their learning activities promote the achievement of course outcomes. Participants will discuss types and functions of learning activities in online courses and develop or revise an assignment/activity to align it with the module objectives they created in Part I.

Dates/Time Offered:                                     Wednesday, November 21, 1-1:50 PM

To Register email Trainer:                           Susan Engel (SEngel@sctcc.edu)

Room:                                                              1-409

Materials Needed:                                         Bring your laptop, syllabus, objectives, and activity/assignment ideas for one                                                                          course