This was the final of three workshops to share best practices for designing and teaching online courses. Thirty two faculty and instructional staff participated in a workshop series called TeachOnline@UW: Facilitation & Management.
During Winter 2015, participants were instructors who received grants to develop summer online courses. In Spring 2015, participants were members of a year-long learning community.This workshop consisted of six online units and seven face-to-face sessions to focus on strategies to manage and facilitate fully online courses.
- Planned strategies for effective student communication and engagement.
- Identified course management strategies and planned essential preparation tasks, including modifying the syllabus.
- Applied effective strategies for writing, facilitating, and assessing online discussions.
The participants completed periodic surveys about the workshops. Key findings indicated:
What Participants Said