: Effective Online Teaching

Course Description:

This course is required for CSCC faculty teaching at a distance for the first time or who wish to refresh their distance learning teaching skills. This fully online course prepares participants to teach in the web format, using department-approved shells (courses that have been designed by experienced faculty and undergone quality peer review). The course takes approximately 15 hours to complete over the three weeks it is offered. The course is facilitated, but is self-paced, and there are deadlines to keep participants on task. A certificate of successful completion will be awarded to participants who score 80% or higher on all training activities and the final project. 


Course Learning Objectives

  • Explore distance learning pedagogy
  • Review elements of approved course design
  • Examine best practices for online interaction
  • Examine best practices for online assessment
  • Demonstrate understanding of distance learning pedagogy
  • Review distance learning policies and procedures at Columbus State
  • Review distance learning resources available on and off campus

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss pedagogy as it relates to e-learning
  • Apply effective practices to your own teaching online scenarios
  • Create a mentorship plan for first semester teaching online

Course Assignments

Discussion board interaction (three weeks)
Scavenger Hunt Quiz (1)
Mini-projects (2)

Course Facilitator:  Ann Palazzo, M.A.

Course Duration:

511 hours

Start Date/TimeEnd Date/TimeLocationInstructorCapacityRegistrationsRosterRegister
10/31/2016 9:00 AM11/21/2016 4:00 PMonline classAnn Palazzo2020  
3/10/2017 12:00 PM3/31/2017 7:00 PMonline ClassAnn Palazzo2515  
5/12/2017 12:00 PM6/2/2017 7:00 PMOnline ClassAnn Palazzo2523  
11/12/201712/3/2017 7:00 AMOnline Class Ann Palazzo2011  
3/4/20183/25/2018 7:00 AMOnline Class Ann Palazzo2016  
7/8/20187/29/2018 7:00 AMOnline ClassAnn Palazzo015  
12/17/20181/7/2019 7:00 AMOnline ClassAnn Palazzo015  
1/20/20192/10/2019 7:00 AMOnline ClassAnn Palazzo2020  
2/24/20193/17/2019 7:00 AMOnline ClassAnn Palazzo2020  
4/7/20194/28/2019 7:00 AMOnline ClassAnn Palazzo2020  
5/12/20196/2/2019 7:00 AMOnline ClassAnn Palazzo2020  
6/16/20197/7/2019 7:00 AMOnline ClassAnn Palazzo018  
8/19/20199/9/2019 7:00 AMOnline ClassAnn Palazzo2019  
9/23/201910/14/2019 7:00 AMOnline ClassAnn Palazzo209  
11/11/201912/2/2019 7:00 AMOnline ClassAnn Palazzo208 register

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