Instructional Development


Best Practices for Teaching Online Certificate of Completion

The Best Practices for Teaching Online certificate of completion provides participants the opportunity to explore pedagogically sound course design principles that promote student success in the online learning environment. This series will address the needs of diverse learners through student-centered activities, while also focusing on key issues such as accessibility, usability, and engagement.
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Design and Development Academies

Apply to join one of the CITT’s design and development academies if you are interested in creating pedagogically sound course content using best practices in education with a group of colleagues. Facilitated by instructional designers, these opportunities can help you to add to your teaching and learning repertoire as you...
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Fostering Student Achievement Certificate of Completion

The Fostering Student Achievement through Facilitation and Feedback certificate of completion explores ways to improve student achievement by providing instructors with the tools necessary to successfully implement a more student-focused learning environment. This series will address the fundamentals, strategies, and implementation of non-traditional assessments, the design and application of rubrics and feedback, and the utilization of course analytics and quiz statistics in e-Learning.
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Teaching with Technology Certificate of Completion

The Teaching with Technology certificate of completion explores ways to increase student engagement and improve instructor presence by providing participants with strategies and tools to create a technology-enhanced learning environment. This series will address fundamentals, methods, and implementation of technology to improve the overall learning experience.
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Teaching for Inclusivity and Accessibility

The Teaching for Inclusivity and Accessibility certificate of completion helps instructors reach a diverse group of students and considers issues of multiculturalism, gender identity, access and disability, and more. It covers technical, social, and pedagogical aspects of education and focuses on relevant and reflective activities that allow participants to implement changes in their teaching practice.
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Principles of Effective Instruction

The Principles of Effective Instruction certificate of completion provides participants the option to choose their own educational experience by completing five focused professional development opportunities. This series will address components of instructional concepts including pedagogical theory, course design, student engagement, educational technology, and the role of assessments in online learning.
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Additional Offerings

The CITT offers a variety of training opportunities, including face-to-face, flipped, and fully online settings. Topics address both pedagogical and technological content.
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