Register now for Teaching Online Successfully for Fall 2021. There are three course options to choose from based on your needs:

  • Create: you’re developing an online or blended course for the first time
  • Facilitate: you’re teaching an online or blended course for the first time
  • Enhance: you’re looking for tools and techniques to enhance your online course to encourage student engagement

View details and registration links for each course using the toggles below.

Teaching Online Successfully: Fall 2021

Please note: Completion of either the Create course or Facilitate course fulfills the professional development requirement for new online/blended instructors at Harper.

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: September 13 – September 26, 2021
  • GECs: 1
  • Instructor: TBA
  • View Syllabus
  • Register Now (Registration Deadline: September 9, 2021)

 

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: October 4 – October 17, 2021
  • GECs: 1
  • Instructor: TBA
  • View Syllabus
  • Register Now (Registration Deadline: September 30, 2021)

 

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: October 25 – November 7, 2021
  • GECs: 1
  • Instructor: TBA
  • View Syllabus
  • Register Now (Registration Deadline: October 11, 2021)

 

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