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TEO: Designing and Teaching SP193 is a Course

TEO: Designing and Teaching SP193

Mar 12 - Apr 14, 2019
2.5 credits

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TEO: Designing & Teaching 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.


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

    Kimberly Ellis



    Kimberly Ellis has a master's degree in Instructional Technology, and a bachelor's in Business Technology Education -- both from the University of Southern Mississippi. She has 10 years of teaching experience in both secondary and postsecondary education.

    Kimberly previously served as the eLearning Coordinator at Pearl River Community College, which is part of the Mississippi Virtual Community College (MSVCC) consortium. As an eLearning Coordinator, Kimberly helped to ensure high-quality online courses through training, support, evaluations, and feedback. In her new role as the Instructional Design Coordinator, Kimberly focuses her efforts on instructional design.

    Kimberly enjoys spending time with her husband and teenage daughter. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring new restaurants, traveling, going to the pottery or yoga studio, and shopping.

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