July 2021: OCI – Professional Development and Training

Training Underway for Fall 2021We encourage all instructors to take advantage of training resources prior to the launch of their course, but especially any instructors who haven’t taught since last fall or are teaching in a modality that is new for them. Intensive trainings and workshops began in July and will run through the first two weeks of the Fall 2021 term. You can find … Continue reading July 2021: OCI – Professional Development and Training

July 2021: OCI – General Updates

Congratulations, Dr. Matthew Vaughan and David McAlinden We are pleased to announce that Matthew Vaughan and David McAlinden have been promoted to the role of Senior Instructional Designer. As senior leaders on the Instructional Design team, Matthew and David will continue to collaborate with programs and faculty in the design of online and hybrid courses, and assume additional responsibilities of mentoring instructional designers and course … Continue reading July 2021: OCI – General Updates

June 2021: OCI – Online Course Planning and Development

Preparing Online Legacy Courses for Fall 2021Starting in July, members of our instructional design team will begin reaching out to lead faculty of legacy courses — online and hybrid courses that were designed and taught in a previous semester — to prepare course sites for the fall 2021 semester. If changes or updates to the course design are requested, the instructional designer assigned to that … Continue reading June 2021: OCI – Online Course Planning and Development

June 2021: OCI – Professional Development and Training

Canvas Quickstart and Zoom TrainingCanvas Quickstart and Zoom Training is ongoing. Please visit the CUSPS Training registration page to learn more. We strongly recommend that all faculty attend training in preparation for fall so that they will have the latest and greatest information about various security protocols and functionality in both Canvas and Zoom. Continue reading June 2021: OCI – Professional Development and Training

May 2021: OCI – Online Course Planning and Development

Requesting Spring 2022 Course Development Members of the Academic Affairs leadership team will be reaching out to Program Directors soon to review fall 2021 course development needs for courses launching in spring 2022. In preparing for that outreach, programs should plan to identify:  Which courses need to be developed or redesigned Whether each course is a core course or an elective The modality of each … Continue reading May 2021: OCI – Online Course Planning and Development

May 2021: OCI – Professional Development and Training

Online Student Technology Training for Summer 2021During the last three weeks of May, the Online Support and Academic Technology team will offer “Online Student Technology Training” every Friday at 12 PM, ET. These one-hour sessions cover basic educational technologies used in online and HyFlex courses and will enable students to ask questions regarding specific tools and/or troubleshoot technical issues with expert help from an Online … Continue reading May 2021: OCI – Professional Development and Training