Full course description

DESCRIPTION


The TEO: Designing & Teaching course is designed to teach instructors how to create sound objectives and outcomes, and how to align them to assessments using Canvas Rubrics and Outcomes. This course will teach best practices, learning styles, engagement strategies, and pedagogy for facilitating online instruction. You will also learn about some external and research-based tools that you can use for teaching online. The course is divided into 5 modules and completion time is estimated 5-weeks.

Target Audience: Online, Face-to-Face, or Hybrid Instructors who are proficient with Canvas

Individuals who complete the course will receive a certificate of completion from the Mississippi Virtual Community College via the Academy Catalog.

COURSE OBJECTIVES


Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to

  • Identify and create sound and measurable course objectives
  • Identify and create sound and measurable module/unit level objectives
  • Explore learning styles and instructional strategies in the online learning environment
  • Align course activities and assessments to module/unit level objectives
  • Create rubrics and outcomes using Canvas
  • Recognize the characteristics of an effective online instructor
  • Explore the various external tools used to facilitate teaching and learning
  • COURSE FACILITATOR


    Buffy Matthews

    BUFFY MATTHEWS

    Facilitator

    Buffy Matthews has served as the eLearning Coordinator at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College since 2006. In this role, she has been responsible for the preparation and facilitation of Employee Development Workshops for faculty, staff, and students. She has received the MGCCC Master Trainer recognition from 2008 - 2014 and received the MGCCC Expert Facilitator recognition in 2015. In addition, Buffy has served as an MSVCC Academy Facilitator since 2007, earning positive feedback through course evaluations. Her MSVCC experience includes the facilitation of the Teaching Effectively Online course and multiple technology related webinars. She also has experience with course and module development. Buffy has extensive experience using Blackboard, Desire2Learn, and Canvas Learning Management Systems.