Learn to design and teach high quality online, blended, or web-enhanced courses. eLearning à la Carte features six, one-hour web conferencing workshops that are attended fully online. Register for as many or as few of these lunchtime sessions as fit your interest and schedule. This series is hands-on and interactive, so each eLearning à la Carte workshop is limited to 20 faculty members. Registration is required.
These interactive sessions will use Zoom, a browser-based conferencing platform. You do not need to create an account to participate. However, as these are interactive sessions, you will need:
Friday, February 1 • 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Illinois State University provides faculty members the ability to use Zoom, a video conferencing app for synchronous online meetings with your students. Learn how to create a free pro Zoom account, as well as tips and tricks for how to use the tools’ many options to interact and engage with your students.
Registration is required.
Friday, February 15 • 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Enhance your traditional course by posting information and resources, delivering content, and fostering student interaction online and outside. In this session, you’ll create an outline of components you typically include in your traditional course. Then, using this outline, you’ll be able to create a plan to organize and manage information, evaluate student learning, supplement in-class materials, interact with students beyond time and space limitations.
Registration is required.
Friday, March 1 • 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Explore methods you can use to help learners get off to a successful start in the course. You will create a draft orientation lesson and welcome letter during this workshop. You’ll leave this session able to explain the importance of providing learners clear instructions. You’ll also be able to develop an orientation lesson for your course. Registration is required.
Friday, March 22 • 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Identify the major components that should be included in your syllabus. In this workshop, you’ll will draft a syllabus that combines recommendations of University Curriculum Committee and best practices for eLearning. The result: a document that will clarify expectations and guide students through the learning process. Registration is required.
Friday, April 5 • 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Develop navigation that is consistent, logical, and efficient. Learn how to use techniques like sequencing and chunking to create the hierarchy, labels, and layout for your course. Registration is required.