Center for Technology Enhanced Learning

Online Professional Development

Online Professional Development for Online/Blended Instructors

CTEL will cover registrations fees for up to 100 USM faculty (full time, part time, or adjunct) in the Sloan-C Online Workshops during 2011. Each workshop is developed by practitioners for practitioners, enabling thousands of colleagues worldwide to collaborate with peers and experts, via real-time and asynchronous meetings. These fully online workshops are 2 to 4 weeks long, and have been widely acclaimed among professional development organizations in online education. Depending on the topic, there are seminars suitable for people thinking about teaching online through those highly experienced. Most are aimed at teaching online/blended classes, but other topics are more general and applicable to using web tools in any kind of class.

Some of the seminar topics include:

Getting started teaching online
Blended course-specific issues
Multimedia, video, audio, podcasting
Online science labs
Academic Integrity
Fair use, academic integrity, using online reference material
Providing effective feedback
Avoiding burnout
Web 2.0, social media, Second Life
Quality Matters
and many more!

Look over the list of all offerings at For in-depth details about a workshop, select the workshop's title. These workshops are repeated at regular intervals.
Contact CTEL with which workshop you want to attend and we will send you registration details.