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Description

Investigate ways of bridging teaching expertise in a campus classroom to a virtual classroom environment. The basic elements of effective facilitation (motivation, communication, and administration of course systems and resources) don’t change when you relocate your teaching to an online environment.

This course has five modules spread out over two weeks. It is delivered entirely online where four modules require asynchronous participation in the Learning Hub and there are two scheduled live & online sessions.

You should expect to spend between five to six hours on the workshop over the two weeks. Please ensure that you are able to participate for the entire session before registering.

Maximum number of students: 12

Topics

  • Identify qualities of an online moderator/facilitator
  • Identify techniques to motivate learners online
  • Discuss methods of facilitating effective communication online
  • Develop strategies to keep students engaged in discussion
  • Identify the characteristics of a supportive online learning environment
  • Collaboratively develop best practices that support the whole learner
Week 1:
Monday to
Tuesday
Work through Module 1
Participate in online discussion forum via the Learning Hub anytime.
Week 1:
Wednesday
Scheduled Live & Online session
Participate in virtual real-time online discussion forum via the Online Rooms tool in the Learning Hub (using Collaborate)
Week 1:
Wednesday to
Friday
Work through Module 2
Participate in online discussion forum via the Learning Hub anytime.
Week 2:
Monday
to Wednesday
Work through Module 3
Participate in online discussion forum via the Learning Hub anytime.
Week 2:
Wednesday to Friday
Work through Module 4
Participate in online discussion forum via the Learning Hub anytime.
Week 2:
Thursday
Scheduled Live & Online session
Participate in virtual real-time discussion forum via the Online Rooms tool in the Learning Hub (using Collaborate).

Register for an upcoming session

 

 

Dates Facilitator Registration link
Monday, Nov. 16th–Friday, Nov. 27th, 2020 Rosario Passos Register for Nov. 16-Nov. 27th session