2021 Fast Track to Teaching Online

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Ready to think intentionally about expanding your online teaching and course design practices? STaR will once again offer Fast Track to Teaching Online, facilitated by Dr. Daryl Tate, Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for the Learning Systems Technology Education Master of Education Program.

                               June 8-9, 2021 | July 7-8, 2021 | August 4-5, 2021

The two-day online sessions will be hosted via Zoom with additional resources provided in Blackboard. Participants will gain insight and hands-on experience in research-based best practices for online course design and delivery. Faculty will have the opportunity to develop or redesign course content into the Blackboard Learning Management System using design and development practices informed by STaR Online Course Design Quality Assurance Standards.

Topics covered in the course will be:

  • Developing a Syllabus for the Online Learner
  • Creating a Course Overview and Introduction
  • Designing Consistent Course Navigation and Organization
  • Aligning Learning Objectives with Activities and Assessments
  • Incorporating Formative and Summative Assessments
  • Developing Content for Accessibility and Universal Design

Course Schedule

Course Syllabus

Participants should be prepared to work in an actual course that they will teach in the upcoming term(s). For this reason it is important to arrive with your most current syllabus. Doing so will optimize our interaction and provide us with the opportunity to work together to adapt it for high impact practices in online instruction.

Fast Track to Teaching Online is open to all UA Little Rock faculty at no cost. Course participants should know the basics of navigating the Blackboard learning environment prior to taking this course. For those needing to brush-up prior to taking this course, visit STaR Events calendar or access easy-to-use valuable resources via Blackboard Basics.

This two day course will be offered on the following dates:

                               June 8-9, 2021 | July 7-8, 2021 | August 4-5, 2021

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