Stony Brook Online Education Symposium

Online Education Symposium, Friday, September 25, 2015Overview

Why You Should Attend

The goal of this online education symposium is to support Stony Brook’s recent online teaching initiatives by providing relevant information, resources, and learning opportunities to faculty and chairs. If you are considering online delivery for a course, department or program, or you are just curious about online teaching and learning, this symposium is a one-stop shop to

  • learn about best practices to ensure online quality;

  • discover how to effectively transition from face-to-face teaching; and

  • get a sneak peek at instructionally valuable resources and technologies you can use.

By attending this event, participants will be able to

  • Discuss online teaching practices with experienced Stony Brook faculty

  • Adopt research-based course design standards that ensure quality instruction

  • Select useful technology tools for engaging online students

  • Describe principles and practices of facilitating a high quality online course

  • Access support services for designing, building, teaching and assessing an online course

Contact Us

For more information contact the Faculty Center at 632-2780 or email facultycenter@stonybrook.edu.

This event is sponsored by the Faculty Center, Teaching Learning & Technology, Stony Brook University.

http://facultycenter.stonybrook.edu/events/online-learning-symposium

Start Date

Friday, September 25, 2015 – 9:00am

End Date

Friday, September 25, 2015 – 4:30pm

Open SUNY COTE Online Instructional Design Competency Development Program

Open SUNY COTE Online Instructional Design Competency Development Program

Program Description

This series of 4 online workshops is designed to support the development of competency, expertise and skills in new and experienced online instructional designers, librarians, and multimedia specialists who work with online faculty and other online learning support professionals. A certificate and digital badge will be awarded upon the successful completion of each workshop, as well as for the completion of the entire program. This series will be facilitated by Bill Pelz, Certified COTE Professional Development Associate, Herkimer County Community College.

Course 1: Helping Faculty with New Online Course Development
Date: Postponed

Appropriate for: Experienced and Expert Online Instructional Designers, Online Faculty Developers, Librarians,Multimedia Specialists/Developers, and Exemplar Coach & Mentors (Exemplary Online Faculty)
Overview: Participants discuss how to dispel the initial apprehensions for teaching online, strategies for planning online faculty development experiences, creating and managing online course development milestones, and the practice and procedure for implementing a continuous improvement plan.

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Course 2: Creating Useful Resources for Online Faculty
Date: September 22 – October 19, 2015

Appropriate for: Experienced and Expert Online Instructional Designers, Online faculty Developers, Librarians, Multimedia Specialists/Developers, and Exemplar Coach & Mentors (Exemplary Online Faculty)
Overview: Participants discuss tailoring resources for online faculty, including tools, strategies and curating techniques. Techniques for helping online faculty integrate resources into their online courses, such as multimedia, OER resources, and social networking tools are also explored.

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Course 3: Professional Foundations: Collaborating, Researching and Networking
Date: October 27 – November 23, 2015

Appropriate for: Experienced and Expert Online Instructional Designers, Online Faculty Developers, Librarians, Exemplar Coach & Mentors (Exemplary Online Faculty), and Multimedia Specialists/Developers
Overview: Topics for discussion include learning theories, critical thinking, the Community of Inquiry model, and the importance of networking. Note: participation in a small group project is required.

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Course 4: OSCQR – Open SUNY COTE Quality Review
Date: December 1 – December 28, 2015

Appropriate for: Experienced and Expert Online Instructional Designers, Online Faculty Developers, Librarians, Exemplar Coach & Mentors
Overview: Participants will be introduced to the Open SUNY COTE Quality Review Rubric (OSCQR) and will discuss its pedagogical and research foundations. As a culminating assignment, each participant will complete a formal course review using OSCQR and create a recommended action plan for course refresh improvements, as well as consider campus implementation strategies for continuous online course quality improvement. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be given the opportunity to earn an advanced OSCQR digital badge recognition by completing additional course reviews.

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Prerequisite: Understanding of the basic features of a Learning Management System (LMS)
Where:Online – Blackboard