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


    Jennifer Leimer

    JENNIFER LEIMER

    Facilitator

    After receiving her Bachelor's degree in 1993, Jennifer Leimer traveled around the US conducting seminars for the Postal Exam Preparation Center. She continued conducting the seminars while teaching at Moss Point Vocational Center. After a year and a half at Moss Point, she took a job at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College as a Business and Office Technology instructor. She received her Master's degree in 1996. In 1999, Mrs. Leimer participated in an NSF grant for Advanced Network Technology Education and began teaching Computer Networking. In 2003, she transferred to MGCCC's eLearning where she was an eLearning Coordinator then promoted to Director.

    Over the years, Mrs. Leimer has served multiple roles for the Mississippi Business Education Board the Mississippi eLearning Association. In addition, she has served as an MSVCC Academy course developer and facilitator since 2007. She enjoys teaching and learning and takes every opportunity to enhance her skills as a trainer so that she can provide the most current and relevant training.