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Using Video to Enhance Your Teaching

Research shows that effective and strategic use of video can enhance student learning. But how do you do this? This micro-course will provide some tips for doing this and an opportunity to immediately apply to your own teaching. Bonus: earn a digital badge by completing this micro-course!

Visual Design

Looking to move beyond the generic Moodle template for your course design? This micro-course presents different options for formatting the look and feel of your course. You'll also have an opportunity to apply your newly acquired design skills to modify the layout of one of your courses. Bonus: earn a digital badge by completing this micro-course!

Creating Course Maps

Have you ever created a course map? This is an excellent tool for ensuring alignment between student learning outcomes and assessments. Learn how to create one in this micro-course. Bonus: earn a digital badge by completing this micro-course!

Integrating Technology into Your Course

There are lots of technologies out there, but which ones do you choose and how do you use them strategically to support student learning? In this micro-course, you'll learn some evidence-based strategies for how to do this. Bonus: earn a digital badge by completing this micro-course!

Teaching Effectively with Zoom

Zoom offers us quite a few tools for enhancing our online class sessions. But how do we ensure that we are using the tool intentionally and strategically to support student learning? This micro-course helps you answer that question and apply it to your teaching. Bonus: earn a digital badge by completing this micro-course!

Assessment Alternatives

Tired of using the same ol' quizzes and tests in your classes? In this micro-course, you'll learn about some alternative, research-based approaches to assessing student learning. Bonus: earn a digital badge by completing this micro-course!

First Week Strategies

Students often form perceptions of a class in the first couple of class sessions. In this micro-course, learn some different, creative approaches to starting your course on a positive note. Bonus: earn a digital badge by completing this micro-course!

Critical Thinking

How do you assess Critical Thinking? What types of learning activities are effective means for facilitating it? This micro-course answers those questions along with an opportunity to create a Critical Thinking activity you can immediately use in your own teaching. Bonus: earn a digital badge by completing this micro-course!

Collaborative Learning

Students are often resistant to collaborative learning, yet collaboration is a central feature of contemporary work life. This micro-course will help you communicate the value of collaborative learning to students as well as develop a learning activity for immediate use. Bonus: earn a digital badge by completing this micro-course!

Personalized Learning Designer

Did you know that you can use Moodle to send automatic notifications to students? Save yourself time while also promoting student success by learning how to use the Personalized Learning Designer in Moodle. Bonus: earn a digital badge by completing this micro-course!

Designing Effective Discussions

What's the key to creating discussion prompts that promote higher levels of student engagement, critical thinking and community? Learn about it in this micro-course and create prompts for immediate use in your teaching. Bonus: earn a digital badge by completing this micro-course!