SELECT ANY OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING TO REACH THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENT OF 15 CEUs FOR SECTIONS 1 AND 2
Blogs in Education (online, self-paced, instructor-facilitated; $50,1 CEU)
This course explores the power of blogging—a simple yet effective way for enhancing teaching and learning. It focuses on the implications of blogging in educational settings. Participants will study how other educators are using blogs to deepen learning and increase student achievements, explore Web-based tools for finding and subscribing to educational blogs, and create their own Weblogs.
Course Quality Assessment (self-paced; $100, 2 CEUs)
Using an Excel-based tool, faculty can assess the quality of their courses according to 60 standards and sub standards related to technology usability and instructional design. This tool provides measurement criteria, benchmarks, ratings and a weighting system to provide an overview that is as objective as possible.
Creating Audio for the Online Course Using Audacity (self-paced, instructor-facilitated; $25, .5 CEU)
Research shows that learning is more thorough and knowledge retention greater when feedback is provided orally. Faculty also report that that it is faster and easier to create an audio file than to type lengthy notes. In this course, participants learn how to create short messages and provide audio feedback.
Grab-&-Go Graphics (self-paced, instructor-facilitated; $50, 1 CEU
This fast, fun, easy module provides tips and tricks for finding, modifying, resizing and creating new graphics and photos, as well as how to use them in Blackboard.
Screencasting: Creating Mini-multimedia Lessons (self-paced, instructor-facilitated; $50, 1 CEU This course introduces ways of using screencasts in educational or training settings using a free version of Jing and Screencast or You Tube for sharing files.