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INDIVIDUAL Workshops to lead to a Certification – [ 4 Levels ]
Certificate awarded on completion on workshops & exit reflection with copy to Dean & HR

  • Individual Workshops On-campus & Live webinars            3rd Mon. — 3pm-4:30pm
  • TS Boot camps On-Campus                                             1st Sat. 9am-Noon
  • Asynchronous Non-Live Fully Online TS Cert. Courses        Coming October 2015

CERTIFICATE LEVELS:

TEACHING SUCCESS CERT. LEVEL I – Basic

  • Intro to NCSC Instructional Tools
    Introduce current NCSC non-classroom technologies, as well as best practices in usage.
  • Copyright for Faculty
    Participants will understand what copyright is, what is covered by copyright laws, general principles for dealing safely with copyrighted material and the Creative Commons.
  • Canvas I
    Participants will understand how to login and access Canvas, organization of layout, current policies and procedures, general capabilities of the platform, help resources, student orientation strategies & best practices.
  • NCSC Classroom Tech
    Introduce current NCSC classroom technologies, as well as best practices in usage. 
  • Advanced Googling
    Participants will gain an introduction of the concepts of Information Literacy. Participants will learn how to evaluate web sites and practice weeding through the vast sea of sites to find the best sites and helpful hints to enhance curriculum.
  • Safe & Secure Computing
    Participants will gain an introduction of the concepts of Information Literacy. Participants will learn how to evaluate web sites and practice weeding through the vast sea of sites to find the best sites and helpful hints to enhance curriculum.
  • Effective Course Material Design for Diverse Talents/ Ways of Learning
    Participants will be Introduced to basics of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and strategies for efficient use of course material design with Universal Design principles for keeping digital course materials and activities equally accessible for all students & learning styles.
  • Success Best Practices 1
    (Prompt Feedback, Stu-Fac. Interaction, Time on Task & High Expectations)
    Participants will be introduced to the Best Practices for Student Success of Prompt Feedback, Student-Faculty Interaction, Time on task and Setting High Expectations. Participants will also gain understanding of tools, techniques and ways to efficiently incorporate these practices into their courses.

LEVEL II – Intermediate T.S. Certificate

  • Effective Multimedia Design
    Participants will be introduced and understand key principles from the literature on what helps and hinders effective learning with multimedia. Participants will be able to use and apply these strategies for focusing on the most effective tool for a particular audience to achieve particular teaching/learning outcomes across their course materials.
  • Flipping the Classroom
    Participants will understand what “Flipping the Classroom” means; the Student Success & Retention benefits of flipping; the Best Practices to succeed at flipping and How to use Collaborate (formerly Elluminate) to flip your class; and how to avoid common pitfalls.
  • Canvas II
    Participants will be introduced to intermediate Canvas tools and applications to improve success impact of Canvas usage. Specifically best practices and application of  homepage/layout, modules,  Groups, cross-linking resources, pages, Outcomes, Analytics/student reporting & 3rd party tools.
  • Teaching with Smart Phones
    Participants will be introduced to the emerging best practices of mobile teaching & learning. Participants will be able to apply these concepts and criteria to apply across multiple mobile platforms and various apps to improve and support student success, engagement & retention.
  • Beyond Lecturing – Active Learning I
    Participants will be introduced to the best practices of 21st century college teaching and implications of what cognitive research tells us for student success. Participants will be able to apply this information across a variety of tools and techniques to shift from passive learning to facilitating an engaging and active learning environment.
  • Success Best Practices 2
    (Student-Student Interaction, Collaborative Techniques, Small Groups etc.)
    Participants will be introduced to the Best Practices for Student Success of Student-Student Interaction, Collaborative techniques & small groups. Participants will also gain understanding of tools, techniques and ways to efficiently design & incorporate these practices into their courses.

LEVEL III –Advanced T.S. Certificate

  • Designing Significant Learning (3 hours)
    This session will provide an overview of L. Dee Fink’s method of course design for creating Significant Learning Experiences as well as numerous opportunities and exercises to apply this methodology. Each aspect of Fink’s theory and its underpinnings will be examined, as well as the issues that this theory and instructional design in general can address. The course design process will be gone through step by step, with opportunities for discussion, examining case studies and exercises to demonstrate how this theory can be applied. Participants will come away from the workshop with initial pieces of the process for application in their own courses.
  • Intro to Online/Hybrid Teaching
    Participants will have an understanding of current “best practices” techniques, research and scholarship of online learning and teaching at large and at NC State as well as contrast issues of key importance to student success at a distance.
  • Assessment
    Participants will have an understanding of current “best practices” techniques, research and scholarship of assessment –educative vs.forward looking assessment etc & emerging assessment tools that can be applied to courses to improve student success.
  • Facilitating Discussions Best Practices
    Participants will have an understanding of current “best practices” techniques, research and scholarship of facilitating educative discussions & emerging discussion tools to extend and support educational dialog that can be applied to courses to improve student success.
  • Canvas III – Advanced Canvas Power Usage
    Participants will be introduced to advanced Canvas tools and applications to improve success impact of Canvas usage. Specifically best practices and application of  3rd apps, integrating dynamic information, RSS feeds, collaborations, chat, cross-listing, customizing start/end dates, TA & Observer rols, Peer Review, individualized due dates, excusing assignments etc.

LEVEL IV – Innovation for Success
Coming Spring 2016

SIGN UP FOR FALL 2015 CERTIFICATE WORKSHOPS BEFORE NOON SEPTEMBER 10 – Space is limited!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ncscf15facdev

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