Course Design Workshop, May 22-25
This 4-day workshop is for faculty who are designing a new course or reinvigorating an previous course whether in person or online.
During this workshop faculty will engage in:
- course design
- mapping course content
- defining outcomes
- selecting instructional strategies
- evaluating learning
Active Learning Online Workshop, June 1-15
This will be the second iteration of our successful 2-week workshop developed specifically for CapU faculty interested in complementing or rethinking a course with active learning activities online. The course emphasizes the value of collaboration with peers online, and models active learning examples in order to facilitate understanding and reflection of the online learner experience. Participants will draw upon existing teaching experience as they experiment with a practical learning activity online of their own choice and gain feedback from peers. Participants should expect to spend approximately 1-2 hours per day or 8-12 hours per week on the course activities, including group work and participation in the 3 scheduled WebEx sessions.
The workshop will prepare you to:
- Demonstrate an Ed Tech Tool or Online Learning Process based on active learning
- Adopt/develop a student-centered active learning approach to online learning
The workshop is delivered exclusively online via Moodle and WebEx. Scheduled Live Online Sessions (WebEx):
- Monday June 4, 1pm-2pm
- Monday June 11, 1pm-2pm
- Thursday June 14, 1pm-2:30pm
Instructional Skills Workshop, May 2-4
The Instructional Skills Workshop is an internationally recognized program designed to enhance teaching effectiveness of both new and experienced educators. During the workshop, participants design and deliver three 10 minute lessons and receive feedback from their peers in a supportive environment. Participants are provided with information on the theory and practice of teaching adult learners, writing learning objectives with accompanying lesson plans, techniques for encouraging active learning, and suggestions for evaluation of learning, and engage in reflective practice. The ISW counts as a three credit course in the Provincial Instructor Diploma Program (PIDP 3220: Delivery of Instruction).
Limited to 12 participants.
For more information and to sign up for any of these workshops, email