Register now for Teaching Online Successfully for Spring 2020! There are three course options to choose from based on your needs–whether you’re developing an online or blended course for the first time (Create), teaching an online or blended course for the first time (Facilitate), or if you’re looking for tools and techniques to enhance your online course to encourage student engagement (Enhance).

Teaching Online Successfully: Facilitate

This two-week, online course prepares and supports faculty who are teaching an online or blended course in Blackboard for the first time, and any faculty who have an interest in exploring best practices in online and blended course facilitation. Faculty will learn about critical components of effective course management and communication, develop a faculty schedule to aid in the management of their course, and enhance their course and syllabus using tools to encourage faculty-student and student-student interaction.

  • Format: Online
  • Dates: January 27, 2020 – February 9, 2020
  • GECs: 1
  • Instructor: Cammy Wayne, Accounting
  • View Syllabus
  • Fee: No cost
  • Register Now (Registration Deadline: January 13, 2020)
Teaching Online Successfully: Create

This two-week, online course prepares and supports faculty who are developing an online or blended course in Blackboard for the first time, and any faculty who have an interest in exploring best practices in online and blended course creation. Faculty will learn about critical components of quality course design, receive an introduction to the OSCQR rubric used at Harper for evaluating online and blended course quality, modify an existing course syllabus for use in an online or blended format, and build one complete course module and orientation module inside a provided model course shell in Blackboard.

  • Format: Online
  • Dates: February 17, 2020 – March 1, 2020
  • GECs: 1
  • Instructor: Pardess Mitchell, Kinesiology & Health Education
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  • Fee: No cost
  • Register Now (Registration Deadline: February 3, 2020)
Teaching Online Successfully: Enhance

This course provides faculty with tools and techniques to enhance their online course in ways that encourage student engagement. Faculty will explore basic screencasting/lecture capture tools and best practices, incorporate web-based tools into their course, use Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor for online exam proctoring, facilitate group work inside of Blackboard, and make online materials accessible for students and compliant with copyright guidelines.

  • Format: Online
  • Dates: March 30, 2020 – April 12, 2020
  • GECs: 1
  • Instructor: Cammy Wayne, Accounting
  • View Syllabus
  • Fee: No cost
  • Register Now (Registration Deadline: March 16, 2020)
Teaching Online Successfully: Spring 2020

Questions? Please contact the Academy at 847.925.6174, academy@harpercollege.edu.