The CVC-OEI offers a variety of events throughout the year which can be found on our calendar below. If you missed an event, many past events are available on-demand on our YouTube channel. Both self-paced and facilitated courses may be found in our course catalog.
Apr 26 - May 23, 2021 3.0 credits Description Creating Accessible Online Courses provides an overview of accessibility within online courses, focusing on the skills you will need to make your course both technically accessible and usable to a broad range of students. The course covers how to use online tools, including your course management system (CMS), to create accessible resources, to retrofit existing resources, and to curate new resources. The focal point of the course is learning how to…Find out more »
May 3 - May 30, 2021 3.0 credits Description The power of an online course comes from careful planning and intentional design. Blending the concepts of backward design with universal design with hands-on practice, you'll gain mastery in the skills needed to purposefully design an engaging, high-quality online course that captures--and keeps--your students' attention. You'll leave with a robust plan and the solid foundation of your newly envisioned course. Outcomes By the end of this course, participants will be able…Find out more »
May 3 - May 30, 2021 3.0 credits Description Great teaching can happen anywhere, but teaching online requires different skills, strategies, and tools than face-to-face teaching. In this 4-week course, learn how to support the success of diverse students online, foster inclusion through student-centered activities and communications, and be present for your students. We'll walk you through the pertinent federal, state, and local regulations impacting online teaching and set you on the path to designing equitable online courses. Outcomes By…Find out more »
Video can be a powerful medium for creating engagement and connection with your students. It can also backfire with the opposite effect when done poorly. (Hint: Just presenting content won’t do the trick.) Come learn 5 dynamic—and actually quite simple—tips for creating effective educational videos. For more information, visit the event registration page.Find out more »
May 24 - Jun 20, 2021 3.0 credits Description Assessment is not just for testing anymore! This course explores the concept of assessment as a design tool that allows you to build a course centered around student learning. In this course, we’ll explore a design process called the assessment loop, looking at the ways clear learning outcomes, thoughtfully designed assessment, and analysis of assessment results can help you engage your students and build a better course. The course covers writing…Find out more »