Professional Development for Teaching Online

 

At every level of Professional Development, from beginners to advanced, the Center for Distributed Learning offers a variety of services for faculty. Learn the Essentials of Webcourses@UCF at your own pace, or join the award winning IDL6543 for credentialing to teach a fully online or mixed mode course. Want more out of Teaching Online? Keep current with Faculty Seminars geared to making your Webcourses@UCF course a Chuck Dzuiban Award winner.

ADL5000

ADL5000 is a non-credit, online course for faculty who want to teach an existing online course. ADL5000 addresses many (but certainly not all) of the important pedagogical, logistical, and technological issues involved in delivering effective online courses.

e-Textbook Essentials

The eTextbook Essentials course provides an overview of eTextbooks, discusses the device usage and various eTextbook formats, addresses common barriers to course integration, and provides practical guides and examples that will help individuals learn to integrate eTextbook into their courses.

Essentials of Webcourses@UCF

Essentials of Webcourses@UCF is self-paced, just-in-time online training for anyone who wishes to learn the tools and functionality of the university’s learning management system (LMS), Canvas by Instructure.

Faculty Seminars in Online Teaching

These stand-alone seminars are offered periodically for collegial dialogue around best practices in online teaching. They are co-presented by the Center for Distributed Learning and members of the UCF teaching faculty.

IDL6543

IDL6543 is an award-winning, non-credit course for faculty provided by UCF’s Center for Distributed Learning (CDL). IDL6543 models how to teach online using a combination of seminars, labs, consultations, and web-based instruction and is delivered in an M (mixed) mode.

IDL7000

Refresh, expand, or enhance your online teaching experiences with IDL7000.

Mobile Essentials

he Mobile Essentials course provides an overview of mobile learning, discusses mobile devices and mobile apps, addresses common barriers to mobile technology integration, and provides practical guides and examples that will help individuals learn to integrate mobile technologies into their courses.

PAL6000

The Center for Distributed Learning’s newest faculty development program for online courses, PAL6000, is now available to IDL6543 graduates or OFRA-certified instructors who wish to design and facilitate an adaptive course using Realizeit at UCF. PAL6000 is designed to provide information related to pedagogical, logistical and technical aspects of teaching adaptive courses.

Teaching with Lecture Capture

Teaching with Lecture Capture (TLC) is a self-paced professional development course for faculty who wish to teach in a video streaming modality and who wish to present course content appropriate for video lecture capture.

The Chuck D. Dziuban Award for Excellence in Online Teaching

The Chuck D. Dziuban Award for Excellence in Online Teaching recognizes one outstanding UCF faculty member who has taught at least one blended or fully online (M, W, V, RV) course within the previous academic year.

Webcourses@UCF Open Labs and Training

Open labs provide an opportunity to work on your online courses and ask questions of support staff if needed.