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.

Upcoming Schedule:
MicroCourse 1 — Course Organization — Tues, Nov 17 at 11 am
MicroCourse 2 — Adapting Instruction — tba
MicroCourse 3 — Assessments — Thurs, Nov 5 at 2 pm
MicroCourse 4 — Discussion Forum — tba
MicroCourse 5 — Course Video — Thurs, Nov 5 at 11 am
MicroCourse 6 — Synchronous Sessions — Thurs, Oct 29 at 10 am
MicroCourse 7 — Inclusivity Online — Thurs, Oct 29 at 2 pm
MicroCourse 8 — Managing Your Online Course — Mon, Nov 2 at 11 am

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


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