Faculty Development Units


UNIT 1: TEACHING AND TECHNOLOGY TOOLKIT (JUNE 8-12 OR JUNE 22-26)

Access to Unit 1 of  Leveraging Technologies to Support Effective Teaching in Face-to-Face, Hybrid, and Online Platforms course can be found here on D2L.
(NOTE THIS LINK TO UNIT 1 WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE BEFORE NOON ON JUNE 5TH)

Learn about the tools in your instructional technology toolkit. Discover new ways for how to efficiently and creatively deliver instruction, increase student engagement, and assess learning.

90 minutes each, 5-10 minutes for designer POV, 50-60 minutes for ISA demos, 20-30 minutes for Q/A, to take place on Teams, and every session must be recorded for asynchronous viewing.

Each workshop with be offered both as a live session and available asynchonously. 

Brightspace/D2L, Part 1

Brightspace/D2L, Part 2

WebEx and Online Instruction:

A virtual tour of WebEx Trainings and WebEx Meetings with an overview of their features and best practices for using this online meeting platform

Microsoft Teams:

Power communication with chat, web meetings, group breakout sessions, whiteboarding, file collaboration and more

 Echo360:

Capture your lectures for delivery online, from the classroom and from home. Automate with scheduled captures, add activity slides, work with transcripts and captioning, and pull everything together in our D2L integration 

How do I get started?

Here are some tips and information on getting started on Unit 1 of the AU Teaching: Leveraging Technologies to Support Effective Teaching in Face-to-Face, Hybrid, and Online Platforms.

  • Access the course in D2L: Make sure you are able to access the course in D2L before June 8th. This will contain information and links to content and live sessions that are also contained here. (NOTE: THIS LINK OR CONTENT WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE BEFORE NOON ON JUNE 5TH.)
  • Access the link to the live session: This page will contain links to each live session AS THEY ARE MADE AVAILABLE. Check back here or in the D2L course to ensure you have the latest links and information.
  • Information About Unit 2
  • Information About Unit 3