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Online Teaching Readiness Assessment

This brief course helps you assess your readiness to start teaching online at VCC.

Duration:N/A
Enrollment Key:selfassess
Audience:VCC Faculty and Staff
Prerequisites: None.
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Privacy and Social Media: A Guide for Faculty

This module gives you guidelines and tools to use social media in your courses responsibly and successfully, including:

Duration:30 mins.
Enrollment Key:teachmeprivacy
Audience:VCC Faculty and Staff
Prerequisites: None.
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Introduction to Teaching Online

This course introduces concepts essential to teaching online at VCC and enhancing your online teaching skills.

Topics include: planning your course, engaging your students, and measuring success.

Duration:N/A
Enrollment Key:teachmeonline
Audience:VCC Faculty and Staff
Prerequisites: Online Teaching Readiness Assessment
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Creating Departmental Online Learning Plans

This quick course helps you develop an online learning plan aligned with VCC's college-wide online learning strategy.

Duration: 30 mins.
Enrollment Key:teachmeplan
Audience:VCC Instructors and Leaders
Prerequisites: None.
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Writing Good Learning Outcomes

This brief course describes how to create well-formed learning outcomes for your online course.

Duration: 30 mins.
Enrollment Key:teachmeoutcomes
Audience:VCC Instructors and Leaders
Prerequisites: None.
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Dispelling the Myths of Flipped Learning

This compact course clarifies definitions and dispels myths surrounding Flipped Learning, and provides examples and case studies to help you implement a flipped strategy.

Duration: 20 mins.
Enrollment Key:teachmetoflip
Audience:VCC Instructors and Leaders
Prerequisites: Introduction to Teaching Online
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Aligning Objectives Using Backward Design

This module introduces the fundamentals of creating an online course using principles of Aligned Course Design (aka "Backward Design").

Duration:30 mins.
Enrollment Key:backwards
Audience:VCC Instructors
Prerequisites: None.
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Universal Design: Best Practices for Online and Blended Learning

This module helps you understand and apply Universal Design principles in the design, development, delivery and evaluation of your online courses. It includes best practices derived from various educational models of Universal Design.

Duration:30 mins.
Enrollment Key:teachmeudl
Audience:VCC Instructors
Prerequisites: None.
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Best Practices for Online Assessment

This module looks at best practices for creating online assessments, including defining and designing based on four common assessment types.

Duration:30 mins.
Enrollment Key:teachmeassess
Audience:VCC Instructors
Prerequisites: None.
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Moodle Course Optimization

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This brief course will help you make your course more efficient by reducing the size of course media files, removing unnecessary data, and storing course backups offline.

Duration: (TBD)
Enrollment Key:(TBD)
Audience:VCC Instructors
Prerequisites: None.
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Introduction to Moodle

This course introduces you to the essentials of Moodle, and helps you quickly start creating, managing, and delivering your VCC online course.

Duration:2 hours
Enrollment Key:Automatic Enrollment
Audience:VCC Faculty and Staff
Prerequisites: Moodle Resources (MR4F)
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Quiz Essentials for Instructors

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This brief course shows you how to identify steps in the Quiz building process, how to build a basic quiz, and how to identify different question types and essential features.

Duration: 60 mins.
Enrollment Key:teachmequiz
Audience:VCC Faculty and Staff
Prerequisites: Moodle Resources (MR4F)
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Creating Accessible Learning Resources

This module details practical ways to create accessible learning resources in your online course, using Moodle's tools, as well as applications to create downloadable files.

Duration:60 mins.
Enrollment Key:teachmeaccess
Audience:VCC Instructors
Prerequisites: Introduction to Moodle
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Moodle for Departmental Assistants

This resource is for Departmental Assistants of all sorts (including Program Assistants, Instructional Assistants, Department Assistants, or Office Clerks) who want to learn basic Moodle course administration tasks to assist faculty in their program or department.

Duration:N/A
Enrollment Key:imapa
Audience:VCC Dept. Assistants
Prerequisites: Introduction to Moodle
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Kaltura Essentials for Instructors

This course will familiarize you with essential Kaltura media tools built into VCC's Moodle LMS. You'll learn how to upload audio and video, capture webcam and screen activity from your desktop or mobile device, and publish and embed media into an online course.

Duration:1.5 hours
Enrollment Key:teachmekaltura
Audience:VCC Faculty and Staff
Prerequisites: Introduction to Moodle
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Moodle Resources for Faculty (MR4F)

A resource shell for VCC Faculty and Staff providing helpful support options and training suggestions for Moodle and other online teaching and learning topics. Plan your online training journey here!

Duration:N/A
Enrollment Key:Automatic Enrollment
Audience:VCC Faculty and Staff
Prerequisites: None
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The "Online Teaching" Line

This path focuses on developing best practices in online teaching and learning, with theoretical and practical information that could encourage you towards the PIDP program.

Suggested Audience: VCC Faculty

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The "Online Strategy" Line

This path focuses on the planning and design of online teaching and learning environments. It will help you develop departmental online learning strategies and design methodologies (such as Backwards Design or UDL).

Suggested Audience: VCC Faculty and Leaders

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The "Moodle Essentials" Line

This path helps develop course authoring proficiency in the Moodle Learning Management System. It offers introductory training in most aspects of VCC's Moodle LMS, and can lead to more specialized training in topics like Gradebook management, video creation, or interactive media design.

Suggested Audience: VCC Faculty and Staff

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The "Inter-Media" Line

This path focuses on developing interactive and rich media content for online courses.

It starts with VCC's Kaltura media platform and (in future) may offer training in Moodle tools like Glossary, the Game module, and H5P, as well as specialized video topics like screen-casting, storyboarding and scripting.

Suggested Audience: VCC Instructors with previous Moodle experience

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Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Research (CTLR)

CTLR promotes innovation, quality, research, and educational technology as these apply to teaching and learning.

Learn more about CTLR and meet our team.

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About This Training Map

Click around to explore the eLearning training resources available to VCC Faculty and Staff.

Brought to you by the eLearning Support team in the Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Research (CTLR)

Can't find the eLearning training you want? Have a question about eLearning or Moodle at VCC?
Contact the eLSupport Team.

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eLearning Support (eLSupport)

The eLearning Support team provides VCC faculty and staff with just-in-time support and training on educational technologies, including VCC's Moodle LMS.

Learn more about eLSupport and meet the CTLR team.

Need Help? Go to eLSupport Online