Center for Teaching Excellence

Murphy Building
600 Forbes Avenue 20 Chatham Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: 412.396.5177

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    Online Teaching Mini Course

    Creating a Powerful Online Learning Experience

    Facilitators: Nola Coulson, Patti Heilman & Lauren Laudato (Educational Technologies)
    Steve Hansen (Center for Teaching Excellence)
    September 16 - October 18
    Online Blackboard Mini-Course

    Do you want to enhance your online teaching skills and create a more powerful learning experience for your students? This five week mini-course consists of five modules and two synchronous sessions. You will learn about

    Creating a Welcoming Online Learning Community
    Presenting Your Course Content in Creative Ways
    Using Collaborate for Synchronous Experiences
    Successfully Engaging Online Learners with Course Tools
    Managing Your Time and Communication with Students
    Effectively Assessing Students' Online Learning

    The modules include brief readings, demonstrations and activities that will help you to enhance your online courses. If you cannot attend the synchronous sessions, you can watch the archived captures at your convenience.  The mini-course requires about 1.5 hours of your time each week. In order to receive a letter recognizing completion of the course, you must participate in four of the five modules' activities or discussions.

    Register for the mini-course by emailing, calling 412-396-5177, or Register Online