Setting Yourself up for Success in Online Teaching

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Self-Paced Professional Development

This self-paced workshop presents practical steps academics can take to promote student engagement and increase their presence while teaching online. Simple actions lecturers can put into place in their teaching will be shared. This includes structuring weekly discussion boards, setting up the home page and subject overview, and ‘chunking’ recorded lectures. Participants will learn about strategies that they can implement in the lead up to semester.

On completion of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss strategies which support online engagement
  • Incorporate strategies which increase their online presence
  • Identify techniques for setting up Canvas teaching sites
  • Ensure they have a strong online presence throughout the semester

Facilitator: Ms. Miriam Edwards