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Techniques for Online Teaching

The Distance Learning Institute in partnership with Academic Technologies are leading a two-month workshop series on Techniques for Online Teaching, to support University of Miami educators in preparing online courses for the upcoming academic year. These one-hour sessions will cover core topics about the pedagogical and technical considerations when teaching online. Faculty who attend these sessions will also gain resources and guidance specific to the University of Miami, informed by representatives from the University of Miami Libraries, and Learning Platforms Team.

📅   Dates: June - July 2020

🕘   Duration: 1 Hour

📍   Location: Zoom

📝   Registration: RSVP Required

View the workshop series offerings



To help faculty navigate and attend sessions according to their expertise in teaching online, each of the sessions fall into foundational, intermediate and advanced categories. All resources and recordings will be shared post-session. View all dates and workshop descriptions.

Foundational Techniques for Online Teaching

These sessions are highly recommended for all faculty to learn the foundational teaching strategies to adapt to disruptions such as COVID-19 and severe weather.

  • Introduction to Online Teaching
  • Fostering Community and Engagement in Online Courses
  • Resources for Teaching and Learning Online

Intermediate Techniques for Online Teaching

These sessions are recommended for faculty who plan to teach in an online, flipped, or hybrid mode.

  • Intermediate Techniques for Online Teaching
  • Intermediate Video Conference Tools
  • Integrating Outside Collaboration Tools
  • Advanced Blackboard Tools for Teaching and Learning

Advanced Techniques for Online Teaching

These sessions are recommended for faculty who will be teaching fully online courses and programs.

  • The Power of Online Teaching
  • Narrative Techniques
  • Discipline-Specific Adaptation


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