Training for online faculty is a must do situation. As you become familiar with your classrooms so should you do with your online version. No matter what kinds of classes you teach: Online, Blended (Hybrid) or traditional face to face, your acumen in understanding and using the learning management system dramatically impacts student retention and success. Online Learning Center professional training is sponsored by Staff Development and workshops, both online and one-on-one training sessions. Flex, Hurdle and Educational Incentive credit is available
Online training is available on the Blackboard learning system. These trainings are developed by the OLC staff and are opt-in/opt-out.
Flex/Hurdle and Educational Incentive credits are available. Check with the OLC staff for more information.
Video trainings are short 2-3 minute videos that cover specific features for the Blackboard learning system and the OLC.
Go to the Video Training(building your course)
Document trainings are short PDF format, explanations and step by step visual directions about how to use Blackboard learning system features.
The Online Learning Center and Staff Development have paired with each other to offer face to face workshops. They are conducted in room L242-C in the Staff Development office and are normally 1 and 1/2 hours long, scheduled in the early afternoons for your convenience.
Check the Staff Development Calendar for workshops offered. NOTE: Workshops are cancelled for low enrollment.
Individual training sessions are offered through the Online Learning Center. They are scheduled at your convenience and during OLC business hours.
Sessions are scheduled for one-hour to focus on what you need to specifically learn about online education.