Teaching OnlineOpen Courseis an open online course which runs from 4th March - 22nd April 2016. It is free to participate, but for a fee of £425 this course may be taken for 10 M-level credits.
This is an intensive introduction to supporting student learning in online environments, and you will be supported through scheduled activities by selected key readings, specially developed course resources, skilled online tutors and guest experts.
We look forward to seeing you when the course starts!
Welcome to the Teaching Online Open Course 2016
We're delighted to have you join us in this year's cohort for #tooc16. Past participants of this course have had a variety of different experiences: some are early career lecturers or teaching assistants; some are experienced lecturers seeking new practices for engaging students; some are somewhere in-between!
You will meet and work with people from different fields and career stages. To get the best out of this course, you are encouraged to discuss, exchange ideas and collaborate with colleagues on your cohort. Every community that has developed in each running of this course has contributed new ideas for practice and we are sure that this year will be no different!
Your course tutors
Course introduction webinar. Get started with the online classroom, meet the tutors and talk about course induction processes.
, various times. Group meetings, to work on your collaborative group activity.
. Find out more about the assignment if you're taking the course for credit.
Hi there and welcome, from Marion, Mark and Simon, the course tutors. We're delighted you can join us for Teaching Online, an introduction to the skills of online teaching.You are probably one or more of: a new university lecturer; part-time lecturer or a sessional teacher; graduate teaching assistant; someone who supports learners in departments such as the library or computer services; an experienced 'offline' lecturer who wants to brush up on online skills.
You're going to meet some interesting people during this course. Get involved and make the most of the opportunities such a community of practitioners provides. And have fun! In the meantime, take a look about.