The Best Practices for Teaching Online certificate provides instructional faculty with the opportunity to explore pedagogically sound course design principles that promote student success in the online learning environment. This series addresses the needs of diverse learners through student-centered activities, while also focusing on key issues such as accessibility, usability, and engagement. Each course also counts towards the Passport to Great Teaching program with the Center for Teaching Excellence.
Engaging Online Learners: August 29 – September 11
Participants will experience the online learning environment from the student perspective, while working through activities that demonstrate mastery of designing for student success, aligning student learning objectives, and creating engaging and accessible presentations. Register for the next offering of Engaging Online Learners.
Creating Student-Centered Assignments: September 12 – September 25
Participants explore ways to develop varied student-centered content while establishing a collaborative learning environment through the use of active learning and feedback.
Register for the next offering of Creating Student-Centered Assignments.
Accessible Online Environments: September 26 – October 9
Participants learn to address the different types of accessibility needs and implement improvements for making an online course more accessible.
Register for the next offering of Accessible Online Environments.
Instructors with questions about this certificate program are welcome to contact UFIT’s Center for Instructional Technology and Teaching Assistant Director Rodney Gammons.