Brightspace Professional Development: Teaching Online Certificate Course

  • IUP is partnering with Clarion, Edinboro, Bloomsburg, East Stroudsburg, and California universities to offer the Teaching Online Certificate Course.

    Brightspace Faculty Professional Development Opportunity

    The early sessions for the Teaching Online Certificate Course have been rescheduled due to the pandemic. New dates are listed below.

    The TOCC is three weeks in duration. Benefits for attendees include:

    • Proceed at their own pace
    • Addition of Knowledge Checks for self-assessment
    • Modules released when Meets Expectation for Previous Modules is achieved

    All current sessions for the Teaching Online Certificate Course are filled. We have created a TOCC Waiting List if there are cancellations. Vacancies will be filled on first-come, first-served basis and could be close to the start date of a session. If you feel you cannot start a session on short notice, you may not want to sign up for a cancellation.

    This online course provides instructors with a student’s perspective, guidance on designing an online course, and instructions for using the various D2L Brightspace tools. The Teaching Online Certificate Course, which is Quality Matters certified, provides a foundation in:

    • Creating an effective online course
    • Designing and developing an online course (including design, learning outcomes, instructional strategies)
    • Building community and fostering communication/collaboration
    • Assessment tools in D2L Brightspace and alternative assessment methods (including feedback and rubrics)
    • Managing and accessing the online course

    Participation in this course is strictly voluntary.