Teaching Online Certificate, CSIU Cohort Quality Matters Microcredential with PLC's - Event Information

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Wednesday October 13, 2021 12:00 pm - Tuesday May 24, 2022 3:00 pm

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Series Workshop Description:
The Quality Matters (QM) Teaching Online Certificate enables instructors to demonstrate their knowledge mastery of online teaching. This is a series of (7) asynchronous workshops, taught by a Quality Matters facilitator, supported with quarterly PLC face to face sessions, facilitated by the CSIU’s Department of Online Learning QM Coordinator. The seven workshops that make up the Teaching Online Certificate include competencies aligned with QM’s Online Instructor Skills. Instructors who take the series are provided with the background knowledge needed for teaching online. The workshops will provide both current and potential online instructors with the experience of learning online from the student's perspective. A total of 8 hours for the onsite collaborative PLC sessions is required as part of the cohort experience. Instructors will recieve a digital microcredential for each workshop in the series. Workshop sessions are listed below with workshop dates. This is not a work-at-your-own pace series, assignment deadlines apply for each workshop in the series. Each participant is required to purchase an accompanying texbook utilized in the workshops and PLC sessions. QM will award all workshop Act 48 credit for the microcredential series, and the CSIU will award Act 48 credit for the PLC sessions. Required Textbook: Effective Online Teaching, Foundations and Strategies for Student Success., T. Stavaredes. Text is available at Amazon or other bookstores. (digital/eBook versions available). ISBN-13: 978-0470578384

This is a series of (7) asynchronous workshops, taught by a Quality Matters facilitator, supported with quarterly PLC face to face sessions, facilitated by the CSIU’s Department of Online Learning QM Coordinator.
Time spent will vary based on the experience of the educator with taking online courses for professional development. 

Educators will examine and apply online teaching skills in 7 areas through the following asynchronous workshop series:

  • Evaluating Your Online Course Design  (10/13 - 10/27)
  • Exploring Your Institutional Policies (11/3 - 11/17)
  • Gauging Your Technology Skills (12/1 - 12/8)
  • Orienting  Your Online Learners (1/5 - 1/12)
  • Connecting Learning Theories to Your Teaching Strategies (2/2 - 2/16)
  • Creating Presence in Your Online Course (3/9 - 3/23)
  • Assessing  Your Learners (5/11 - 5/18)

Date/Time/Location: 10/13/21 - 5/24/21 Series of (7) Asynchronous Session Workshops.  Refer to the  TOL CSIU Cohort Overview for additional information; 10/20, 1/19, 3/9, 5/24 Face to Face PLC sessions.- 

Workshop Sessions: are asynchronous, (4) Face to Face PLC Sessions held at the CSIU from 1-3 p.m. on 10/20, 1/19, 3/9, 5/24

Additional Information Link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BMzTwNPNXwQPtnS2-LzFRFkvt0eYEuPhPCjea5d3sxo/edit?usp=sharing

Cost: $1,089. Registration is non-refundable. Additional cost for required textbook purchase.

  • Required Textbook: Effective Online Teaching, Foundations and Strategies for Student Success., T. Stavaredes. Text is available at Amazon or other bookstores. (digital/eBook versions available). ISBN-13: 978-0470578384

Act 48: Quality Matters will provide the act 48 credit for all asynchronous sessions, and we (CSIU) will provide the act 48 credit for the PLC’s. PLC’s are required and participants must attend all sessions. No partial credit will be awarded.  A total of 100 act 48 hours will be awarded for successful completion of both the workshop and PLC series.

Registration: A minimum of 10 participants is required for the cohort to run. Enrollments will be capped at 20.  All (7) workshop sessions are required for the csiu cohort and registrations are non-refundable. 

Target Audience: Teachers and Teacher Leaders

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