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Fundamentals in Teaching Online: Free Faculty Training Workshops

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These free training workshops are for higher education faculty members looking to gain practical skills to teaching online. The lessons from these sessions will make your online teaching more engaging for students and more fun for you.

Registration

These workshops will cover the Fundamentals in Teaching Online over 2 Sessions. Each workshop will be the same so please choose a date and time from the options below that best suit you.

Upon registration, you will receive calendar invites with links to join the sessions.

Register for Workshop Option 1: UK Time (GMT+1) [Registrations Closed]

  • Session 1: Wednesday, 01 September 2021 from 09:00AM – 11:00AM
  • Session 2: Friday, 03 September 2021 from 09:00AM – 11:00AM

Register for Workshop Option 2: US Eastern Time (GMT-4) [Local Times May Differ] | [Registrations Closed]

  • Session 1: Wednesday, 08 September 2021 from 09:00AM – 11:00AM | [South African Time: 15:00 – 17:00]
  • Session 2: Friday, 10 September 2021 from 09:00AM – 11:00AM | [South African Time: 15:00 – 17:00]

Register for Workshop Option 3: US Pacific Time (GMT-7) [Local Times May Differ] | [Registrations Closed]

  • Session 1: Tuesday, 14 September 2021 from 09:00AM – 11:00AM | [South African Time: 18:00 – 20:00]
  • Session 2: Thursday, 16 September 2021 from 09:00AM – 11:00AM | [South African Time: 18:00 – 20:00]

Facilitator

Carien Aalbers – Head of Academic Product

Carien is head of academic product at Hubble Studios. With 10 years’ experience in EdTech, she has worked across the product lifecycle, with a specific focus on learning experience design for academia, executive education and business. She is passionate about making an impact through digital education by creating – and enabling others to create – learning experiences that stick.

Outline

Session 1 – Analysis, Design and Development  

Analysis – Understanding your learners’ context, learning outcomes and education technologies at your disposal

Design – Interpreting requirements and translating this to a practical plan

  1. Creating a Learning Design Plan for Teaching Online
  1. Tools (learning activities) in your toolkit (categorised by programme categories, I.e. quantitative, qualitative or mixed) 
  1. How to think about synchronous vs asynchronous learning and time 

Development  

  1. Student experience  
  1. Best practice for PPT recordings  
  1. Best practice for creating discussion forums  
  1. Best practice for creating quizzes & question sets  
  1. Best practice for structuring readings & notes  
  1. Best practice for online summative assessment  

Session 2 – Implementation and Technology  

Instructor time  

  1. Availability
  1. Tools

Facilitating virtual sessions  

  1. Preparation 
  1. Timing    
  1. Engagement and interaction ideas 
  1. Support   
  1. Using your virtual meeting platform  
  1. Using your tools. E.g. PPT, Slido, Miro.

Using asynchronous sessions to inform synchronous time  

  1. Content/activities accessed and completed  
  1. Discussion forums    
  1. Quiz results  
  1. Polls 

Admissions will be limited so register now!

Register for Workshop Option 1: UK Time (GMT+1) [Registrations Closed]

  • Session 1: Wednesday, 01 September 2021 from 09:00AM – 11:00AM
  • Session 2: Friday, 03 September 2021 from 09:00AM – 11:00AM

Register for Workshop Option 2: US Eastern Time (GMT-4) [Local Times May Differ] | [Registrations Closed]

  • Session 1: Wednesday, 08 September 2021 from 09:00AM – 11:00AM | [South African Time: 15:00 – 17:00]
  • Session 2: Friday, 10 September 2021 from 09:00AM – 11:00AM | [South African Time: 15:00 – 17:00]

Register for Workshop Option 3: US Pacific Time (GMT-7) [Local Times May Differ] | [Registrations Closed]

  • Session 1: Tuesday, 14 September 2021 from 09:00AM – 11:00AM | [South African Time: 18:00 – 20:00]
  • Session 2: Thursday, 16 September 2021 from 09:00AM – 11:00AM | [South African Time: 18:00 – 20:00]

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