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Fall 2020 - Course - Digging Deeper with Designing and Teaching - 4WKD

Nov 2 - Nov 28, 2020

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DESCRIPTION


Digging Deeper with Designing and Teaching is designed to teach instructors how to create sound objectives and outcomes, and how to align them to assessments using Canvas Rubrics and Outcomes. This course will teach best practices, learning styles, engagement strategies, and pedagogy for facilitating online instruction. You will also learn about some external and research-based tools that you can use for teaching online. The course is divided into 4 modules and completion time is estimated 4-weeks.

Target Audience: Online, Face-to-Face, or Hybrid Instructors who are proficient with Canvas

Individuals who complete the course will receive a certificate of completion from the Mississippi Virtual Community College via the MSVCC Academy Catalog.

COURSE OBJECTIVES


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and create sound and measurable course objectives
  • Identify and create sound and measurable module/unit level objectives
  • Explore learning styles and instructional strategies in the online learning environment
  • Align course activities and assessments to module/unit level objectives
  • Create rubrics and outcomes using Canvas
  • Recognize the characteristics of an effective online instructor
  • Explore the various external tools used to facilitate teaching and learning

COURSE TRAINER


Kimberly Ellis

      Kimberly Ellis

      Trainer


Kimberly Ellis has a Master of Science degree in Instructional Technology, a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Technology Education, and 13 years teaching experience. Kimberly has a passion for seeing students excel in the classroom, and currently serves as the Instructional Design Coordinator at Pearl River Community College, which is part of the Mississippi Virtual Community College (MSVCC) consortium. As Instructional Design Coordinator, Kimberly helps ensure high-quality online courses through training, support, and evaluation feedback. However, Kimberly’s niche in this role is to help instructors create engaging learning activities and compelling course content. Kimberly has extensive experience using Blackboard and Canvas learning management systems.

Kimberly believes that in order to be successful in something, you have to be self-motivated and pursue ongoing professional and personal development. She considers herself to be a lifelong learner, and has most recently completed the following: Apple Teacher Certification, Google Educator Level 1 Certification, Quality Matters (QM) Peer Reviewer course, Applying the QM Rubric course, and QM Coordinator Training course. She voluntary commits herself to lifelong learning to excel in her career passions.

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