University of Wisconsin–Madison

Schedule (2018/2019)

Selected participants are expected to participate fully in online and in-person sessions and activities (listed below).

It is recommended that participants consult with an instructional designer, technologist, or colleague with online teaching experience while implementing course plans and activities developed as part of the learning community. You can participate for the full academic year or just one semester.

Program Dates Highlights Estimated Time
Plan & Design Fall 2018

September 10 – November 26, 2018. Dates chosen based on the majority of applicants’ availability.

Summer 2019

Focus on strategies, activities, and technologies to design a quality online course.

In-depth topics include organizing an online course and developing learning objectives, assessment strategies, instructional materials, and learning activities.

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Online activities:
3-4 hours per week

1.5 hours face-to-face or 1 hour webinar every other week.

Facilitation & Management

Online modules + face-to-face sessions every other week.

Spring 2019

Dates and times TBD based on the majority of applicants’ availability.

Focus on strategies, best practices, and resources for teaching and facilitating an online course.

In-depth topics include managing course workload, student communication and engagement, preparation tasks prior to teaching an online course, and facilitating student participation.

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Online activities:
3 hours per week

1.5 hours face-to-face or 1 hour webinar every other week.