CU Online welcomes a new academic technologist, Bradon Lewis
Winter Web Camp and Spring Semester Trainings
Is your online or hybrid course ready for the Spring 2018 semester? Fear not, CU Online has a lineup up of workshops and trainings starting in January to help you prepare; everything from basic Canvas training to student success strategies, we have you covered!
Visit cuonline.edu/training to register for events and to view more listings.
Winter Web Camp
Downtown - Lawrence Street Center, Room 1300D
‘Go for the gold’ this semester with CU Online! You’re invited to join us for our annual Winter Web Camp, featuring four days of online best practices, teaching strategies, and new technologies and tools you won’t want to miss! You may register for just one day, come for them all, or attend virtually when available. On the fourth day of Winter Web Camp, we’ve dedicated an entire day to Canvas Open Lab where you can work on your course in a quiet space, with CU Online staff ready to assist you.
Check out the Winter Web Camp website for the full schedule and to register! cuonline.edu/wwc
Create Engaging Videos in your Course with TechSmith Relay
CU Online is pleased to provide access to our new video platform, TechSmith Relay, to faculty and students at CU Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus.
Have you visited the CU Online Creation Station?
The Creation Station is up and running and ready to help you make high quality videos for your classroom. Since it officially opened in March, there have been about 75 visitors and counting. The best part about the Creation Station is that it is easy to use. Faculty and staff have been coming to the Creation Station to create video lectures, course description videos, marketing videos, and have been recording one-on-one interviews with guest speakers. What videos will you make? We hope to see you soon!
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Designing Active Learning for the Face-to-Face Classroom
This blog post is the second in a series about active learning course design. The first post provided an evidence-based perspective on how moving from a lecture paradigm design to an active learning design improves student learning. This second post explores how to design active learning for the face-to-face classroom.
Instructional Design: Faculty Weblog #1: John Byrd
For the first CU Online Instructional Design Faculty Weblog, CU Online's Instructional Designer Amy Osatinski sat down with John Byrd, Senior Instructor of Finance at the Business School. In his weblog, John demonstrates how he uses HTML to create interactive pop-up boxes in Canvas. To view the Weblog, click here
CU Online's OSM Course Graduates
In June of 2014, CU Online launched a ten week training course for faculty called OSM (pronounced “awesome”), which currently stands for Online Skills Mastery. The core course is designed to prepare University of Colorado Denver faculty for teaching with digital tools, with a focus on great digital pedagogy. The teaching strategies learned and practiced in OSM apply not just to online courses, but to any kind of course.