University of Nebraska Kearney

The eCampus Faculty Online Training Seminar

The Faculty Online Training Seminar will take both the novice and experienced online teacher through the steps of course development, online teaching, and online assessment. The 10-week Seminar will emphasize the development and use of pedagogical tools that facilitate online learning. Face-to-face and online sessions, hands-on learning activities, technology demonstrations, and presentations of online teaching tools will be featured (NEW: Adjunct Faculty may take the training without coming to the face-to-face session).

Registration for Faculty Online Training

How the Seminar Works: The Faculty Online Training Seminar will begin on February 2nd and run until April 20th. You will be able to access the blackboard materials on January 30th. Participants will have readings, two face-to-face sessions; which are schedule for February 2nd and April 20th from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the CMCT Room 243; as well as other coursework that will be done entirely online.

Through the Seminar, participants will

  • Develop their online teaching skills
  • Learn how to use Blackboard more effectively
  • Experience what it is like to be an online learner

By the end of the Seminar, participants will be able to  

  • Use principles of instructional design to design/redesign and construct courses using online components or online delivery
  • Develop online instructional activities that foster critical thinking and promote student collaboration
  • Apply effective online pedagogical methods and tools to distributed teaching
  • Apply elements of a quality standards checklist to developing your course 

Registration for Faculty Online Training