MicroCourses — Online Teaching Fundamentals

The Teaching and Learning Centre is offering an ongoing MicroCourse series of workshops (essential Blackboard tools for online courses), with synchronous sessions for each MicroCourse scheduled weekly.

Please note the addition of MicroCourse 8 – Managing Your Online Course in the listing.

The primary objective of these MicroCourses is the pedagogy behind the tools and how they can be used to:
*achieve learning objectives
*promote student engagement
*collaborate among peers and instructors
*creative easy-to-navigate course design
*assess student learning
*offer support to students
*create an online learning community
Each course consists of:
*a one-hour scheduled synchronous session
*an additional Blackboard course
*a one-hour asynchronous activity/reading/resource

Here is a link to the workshops and their descriptions: http://events.ufv.ca/tlc/. Sessions are open to all UFV employees.

If you have any problems registering, please contact asktlc@ufv.ca or phone 604-504-7441 ext 4546

Upcoming Schedule:
MicroCourse 1 – Course Organization – June 9 at 11 am
MicroCourse 2 – Adapting Instruction – June 2 at 11 am
MicroCourse 3 – Assessments – June 3 at 11 am
MicroCourse 4 – Discussion Forum – June 9 at 2 pm
MicroCourse 5 – Course Video – June 4 at 11 am
MicroCourse 6 – Synchronous Sessions – June 2 at 2 pm
MicroCourse 7 – Inclusivity Online – June 11 at 2 pm
New – MicroCourse 8 – Managing Your Online Course– June 1 at 11 am



For more information, contact Leah Lyon at tlcevents@ufv.ca