Remote & Online Teaching Overview (ROTO)
Instructional Design Team
Jenn Kepka, Meredith Keene, and Kevin Steeves
We would like to invite you to join a discussion series that will introduce the “OSCQR Top 15” in best practices for online, hybrid, and remote course design. Each Friday the instructional design team will facilitate discussion in best practices in the topics listed below. No registration required. All discussions will be held in Zoom. The presentations are recorded. The open discussions are not recorded.
Join: Friday Discussions - Zoom Meeting Link (used for all discussion meetings)
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Session 1: Remote and Online Teaching Overview
May 1, 1pm-2pm
What do we mean when we call something a “remote” course? How is teaching remote different than teaching online or hybrid? How are they the same? What are the best practices in remote teaching?
Session 2: Getting Started, Course Overview and Course Information
May 8, 1pm-2pm
What are some top student success strategies when starting an online course? We will talk about these and what essential components need to be in place in your course for the greatest chance of student success.
Session 3: Course Design and Layout
May 15, 1pm-2pm
Course design and navigation are some of the top student concerns when taking an online course. Learn key strategies to build a course that provides easy navigation to reduce student confusion and cognitive load (and increase success).
Session 4: Building Interaction in your Course
May 22, 1pm-2pm
Does your course contain resources and activities that build a sense of class community, support open communication, and establish trust?
No Friday Discussion on May 29 instead Lane is hosting the following conference (online):
OCCDLA Completion Conference May 29th (full day)
A one-day free conference for Oregon Community College faculty and online staff, held fully online, focused on best practices for encouraging student completion. Facilitated discussions and presentations will focus on feedback, engagement, and what’s been happening and succeeding across the state. Sign up for free (part-time faculty may be able to get an attendance stipend): https://forms.gle/TZdV4wg55Z67Rx6o9
Session 5: Creating Engaging Content and Activities / Technology and Tools
June 5, 1pm-2pm
Does your course offer access to a variety of engaging resources and activities that facilitate communication and collaboration, deliver content, and support learning and engagement?
Session 6: Assessment and Feedback
June 12, 1pm-2pm
Does your course include frequent and appropriate methods to assess learners’ mastery of content? Do you offer both formative and summative assessment?
Please contact Jenn Kepka, Meredith Keene or Kevin Steeves if you have any questions.