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Professional development opportunities and resources for teaching remotely

UW–Madison and CALS have a variety of opportunities and resources for instructors as you work to design and offer quality remote and online learning experiences.

 

TEACHONLINE@UW SUMMER & FALL SESSIONS – APPLY NOW

If you are developing and plan to teach an online credit course, you are invited to join TeachOnline@UW. During this free faculty learning community, participants will have the opportunity to explore and experience research-based online course design and teaching best practices in two online courses: “Plan & Design” and “Facilitation & Management.” Complete one or both courses, in any order and receive a digital completion certificate/badge and personal achievement letter to your dean and department chair.

  • Facilitation and Management Course (15-20 hours over 4-weeks from July 27-August 26 OR over 6 weeks between October 26-December 4 – also offered in spring ) – Explore and apply strategies to communicate and connect with online learners and successfully manage an online course.
  • Plan & Design Course (20-25 hours over 9-weeks between August 31- October 30 – also offered in spring) – Start to plan and design a quality online course.

To ensure consideration, apply by July 21 for the summer Facilitation & Management course or by August 10 for the fall Plan & Design course. Also, please ensure you have department chair approval to participate. For more information about the program, participation details, and to apply, visit: www.teachonline.wisc.eduFor questions, please contact the TeachOnline@UW Program Manager, Karen Skibba, at karen.skibba@wisc.edu.

 

PREPARING TO TEACH ONLINE WEEK-LONG BOOTCAMP – REGISTER NOW

Learn the most important components for a successful online learning experience in this new, one-week course intended for instructors new to teaching remotely. Open to instructors planning to teach remotely in Fall 2020. Upcoming offerings: July 21-27, Aug. 11-17, and Aug. 25-31.

 

CALS INSTRUCTIONAL CONTINUITY CANVAS SITEVISIT NOW
The CALS Instructional Continuity team has curated resources in a Canvas site for instructors teaching remotely. You’ll find both basic and advanced information on the site. Find everything from how to set up discussions in Canvas to using question banks for quizzes/exams. Not finding something you need? Tell us what you need by taking this 1-minute survey.