Faculty Development
Faculty Development
Faculty Development
Faculty Development
Faculty Development
Faculty Development

 

Online Teaching & Learning

Boot Camp for Online Instruction

LCTS 3212 - COURSE DESCRIPTION



This intensive course addresses the pedagogy and technology essentials for teaching online using Valencia’s learning management system, Blackboard. The course consists of 10 hours pedagogy and 10 hours technology development delivered in both face-to-face and online formats.  Participants will master the essential tools of Blackboard and use those tools to produce and implement interactive content in their online courses.  Participants will also develop a framework of online best practice strategies for engaging, instructing, supporting, and communicating with students in the online environment.  In addition to gaining essential skills to teach in online and hybrid courses, participants will produce one orientation/welcome module and at least one content module for their course.

Sample agenda

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COURSE OUTCOMES

Participants will be able to:

  1. Apply sound, foundational pedagogical principles in the online environment.

  2. Apply sound, foundational technological principles in the online environment.

  3. Access resources to support faculty members and students in online teaching and learning.

  4. Design a communication plan to effectively communicate with students in the online environment.

  5. Create a comprehensive orientation module in the online learning management system (Blackboard).

  6. Produce a content module in the online learning management system (Blackboard).

 

CONTACT FOR QUESTIONS OR MORE INFORMATION

Page Jerzak

Associate Director for Online Teaching and Learning
pjerzak@valenciacollege.edu
(407) 582-3865