Self-paced online course • UBlearns
This self-paced online resource allows instructors to explore all facets of Blackboard. Instructors can also request access to a Blackboard course that serves as a sandbox where they can test different tools.
Stay current with today's rapidly changing technology and acquire lifelong learning strategies in this open-access course offered through Coursera. As you explore, you will develop an ePortfolio to showcase your professional skills and accomplishments.
Everyone can earn digital badges, and students, faculty, and staff from any SUNY institution can earn a Coursera certificate for free.
The entire course can be completed in as little as 5 hours spread over 5 weeks.
This online, self-paced, learning opportunity, developed by the Center for Educational Innovation, provides an introduction to online course development and effective online teaching strategies.
The course consists of four modules which cover broad topics that will provide a foundation for the development of your online course. Each module includes suggested videos, readings and activities. There are no requirements, but if you decide to complete the course from start to finish you will be better prepared to teach online. Participation in the discussion board is encouraged.
Participants should expect to spend approximately 10–15 hours on the course.
How to enroll
TOEP provides an opportunity to explore and reflect on innovative and creative uses of online instructional technologies through a set of hands-on, self-paced, discovery activities.
In addition, the TOEP community offers a safe and supportive environment to work alongside peers and to reflect on how emerging technology tools may impact teaching and learning.
Questions about TOEP?
Contact Roberta (Robin) Sullivan (firstname.lastname@example.org), UB Libraries.
Quality by Design is a four week online course that provides a unique opportunity for faculty and staff to improve courses through a framework for evaluating the effectiveness of seated, online or hybrid courses.
QbD focuses on the key components of any well-designed course, including:
The next cohort is scheduled to begin in fall 2019.