⬤     Synchronous Meeting (total 9 hours)     Online Asynchronous Activity (total 30 hours)      Break (One week)    

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Week 1

Introduction & Context

Introduction to the course: begin with developing instructor presence, proceed to share teaching philosophy,  identify situational factors unique to course, and survey the Quality Matters program.    

10/1 - 5

  First Contact and Instructor Presence

2

  Philosophy of Teaching (Wed. 10/3 12-1pm)

1

1

  Situational Factors

2

Week 2

Foundations & Objectives

Review and discuss theoretical contexts of the learning process, outline big picture goals of courses, explore significance of learning taxonomies and apply knowledge of measurable learning objectives. Put objectives in Blackboard.

10/8 - 12

 The Big Picture - Understanding by Design

2

  PLE, Information Fluency and LAC

2

  Consultation 1:1 (TBD)

1

  Create Learning Objectives (Fri. 10/12 12-2pm)

2

2

Week 3

Assessment

Review assessment dynamics and strategies, consider modern workflows for revision and feedback, explore significance of alignment, build and revise assessment strategy, and implement  in Blackboard.

10/15 - 19

 Assessment Fundamentals

2

 Revision and Feedback (Wed. 10/17 12-1pm)

1

1

 Assessment in Blackboard

2

10/22 - 26

Break

Week 4

Instructional Materials & Presentation

Review copyright and fair use policies, create multimedia content, place the content within Blackboard, gain proficiency with synchronous communication technologies. Put presentation in Blackboard module.

10/29 - 11/2

 Acquiring Content

2

 Synchronous Communication (W. 10/31 12-1pm)

1

1

 Creating Content

2

Week 5

Course Activities & Learner Interaction

Explore and discuss best practices for online discussions, review FERPA guidelines, create a course calendar, and explore a variety of strategies for enhancing student engagement. Add activity or assessment to Blackboard.

11/5 - 9

  Logistics of Timing and Privacy

1

2

 Best Practices for Discussion (W. 11/07 12-1pm)

1

  Student Engagement

2

Week 6

Final Presentation of Completed Unit

Build final updated syllabus, embed it in Blackboard, complete and present final learning module for feedback from faculty peers.

11/12 - 16

 Syllabus & Gradebook

2

 Putting it all together

2

 Final Presentations (Fri. 11/16 12-2p)

2

                

Tentative Schedule for iTeach Online Synchronous Sessions

*If you cannot attend a synchronous session, we will make a recording available. 
Receiving a certificate of completion depends upon your participation plus attendance in the course and creating a completed unit.

  Philosophy of Teaching

Wednesday
10/03/2018

12 - 1pm

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

  1:1 Instructional Designer Consultation

Scheduled
10/09-11

~1 hour

Communicate various ways.

  Create Learning Objectives—bridge the gap from theory to application

Friday 10/12/2018

12 - 2pm

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

  Revision and Feedback

Wednesday
10/17/2018

12 - 1pm

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

 Synchronous Communication

Wednesday
10/31/2018

12 - 1pm

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

 Best Practices for Discussion

Wednesday 11/07/2018

12 - 1pm

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

 Final Presentations

Friday 11/16/2018

12 - 2pm

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra