Leah MacVie | InstructionalDesignermacviel@canisius.eduCanisius College, Buffalo, NY
Instructional Designer for Canisius College, Ph.D. student at Union Institute and University, Informal Learning and Alternative Forms of Credit, Involved with Mozilla Open Badges and P2PU, & Co-Founder of TEDxBuffalo.
Canisius has been online for 8 years: 8 online programs, 4 online certifications, 3 hybrid programs, and 175 online courses/semester.
Respondingto GrowthTeach facultyhow to: •Develop online courses, •Teach online, •Evaluate their online courses, and •Implement new technologies online.But also….How to be part ofthe greater
1. Resistance from faculty against formal training,2. Faculty unfamiliar with online delivery format,3. Accommodating different levels of expertise,4. Wide variety of online courses and programs,5. Translating the Jesuit value of teaching to the “whole person” to the online environment.
1. Online Faculty Development Path,2. Readiness for Teaching Online Survey,3. 3 core workshops,4. Mission and Identity lessons,5. LMS and technology workshops,6. Online Course Review Tool,7. Griff Guide to Teaching Online,8. Online learning communities, and9. Professional development opportunities.
Used Palloff and Pratts Five Phases of Online Faculty Development from The Excellent Online Instructorto guide the professional development offerings: 1. Visitor 2. Novice 3. Apprentice 4. Insider 5. Master
3 CoreWorkshops1. Blended/Hybri d Course Development Workshop2. Online Course Development Workshop3. Advanced Technologies in the Online Environment
Completely virtual: Introductory webinar, One-on-one meetings with the ID, and Synchronous sessions with the group. Good example of the student perspective, Demonstrates appropriate use of technology, and Forms a relationship for future consultations.
Self-paced lessons, Each page will contain: A video, A script, A video quiz, Resources, & Reflection questions.
TeachingTeachers withSoftchalk •Workshop lessons are created using Softchalk. •Consistent layout and branded lessons. •Save digital „real- estate‟ with compact lessons. •Models good lesson building and ada/udl accommodations. •Easily matches
TeachingStudents withSoftchalk Instructors across campus use Softchalk to: •Display lessons to Rosanne Hartman’s leadership lesson, used with permission. their hybrid and online courses, I find Softchalk a much easier presentation platform to use than PowerPoint. •Present ~Father Path Lynch content to their face-to- face courses. Father Pat Lynch’s nukes and the church lesson, used with permission.
StudentsCreating withSoftchalk Students in religious studies and theology and special education are creating digital storytelling books and presentations with Softchalk.
This plan is labor intensive on one individual.
Multiple instructors trained and form a community of learners. Path and tools are flexible. Jesuit Mission and Identity is seeped in resources and training.
1. Workshops continuously evolve with new technologies.2. Office of Online Learning to service both online faculty and online students.3. Online learning to service new programs and existing program growth,4. Online course development model, &5. “What is online teaching” info session.
Key points: Create an online development plan, Give faculty the tools: Griff Guide, Course Review Tool, mission lessons, Offer regularly scheduled workshops and events: Beginner, inter, advanced, online, technology, online and f2f.
Online Faculty Development Path and Components:http://goo.gl/t1L5Q Softchalk:www.softchalk.com
Leah MacVie |Instructional Designer Growing Online:email@example.com Developing a Faculty Development PlanCanisius College, Buffalo, NYwww.canisius.edu with the Help of SoftchalkNotes Resources: Online Faculty Development Path and Components: http://goo.gl/t1L5Q Softchalk: www.softchalk.com