Hybrid Courses: Best of Both Worlds

Keep Calm and Mooc awayHybrid Courses: Best of Both Worlds
will run on the Canvas Network
August 4th – Sept. 1st

This is the 3rd time the FREE online course is being offered as a global MOOC!

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“This course renewed my enthusiasm for teaching and experimenting with new approaches.”
Diane Doss, SPSCC, 2013 Participant

Open to both new and experienced educators from Higher Ed and K-12
• Explore methods to effectively combine the two formats
• Build a class community that engages students and supports active learning in any subject area

Double your impact by taking advantage of both the classroom and online environments!

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To receive a certificate of completion from the instructor the students must complete one of two options for the final project.
The certificate signifies that the recipient has completed two Continuing Education Units and 16 clock hours at Renton Technical College, a Washington State-Approved clock Hour Institution.

Questions? Contact facilitator Liz Falconer, lfalconer@rtc.edu

A Human League: Cultivating an Instructor Persona in the Digital Classroom

A few weeks ago, as I was preparing/researching for the New Faculty Institute, I came across IDEA PAPER 52 titled “Considerations in Online Course Design.”  It’s worth reading for the section labeled “Key differences between the traditional classroom and online teaching,” but what really struck me were the five tips for faculty to design a course to maximize student learning.

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THREE Exciting (Free!) Professional Development Opportunities

if you are looking for clear and concise professional development regarding

  • Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • Adopting Open Textbooks,
  • Planning an Effective Digital Learning Transition (DLT)

Here are three faculty-centered (and free) opportunities offered by reputable institutions!

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